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Foreign flagged fishing boats to be banned in New Zealand waters by TRACY WATKINS, DANYA LEVY AND MICHAEL FIELD May 22, 2012   |  Source : Stuff.co.nz  | Copyright : 2012 Fairfax New Zealand Limited

Foreign flagged fishing boats are to be banned in New Zealand waters over labour, safety and fisheries concerns. The Government announced the surprise decision this afternoon amid ongoing controversy over abuses on the boats. Primary Industries Mini...

'Stress shrank brain area of tsunami survivors' May 22, 2012   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : 1997-2012 ninemsn Pty Ltd

Emotional stress caused by last year's tsunami caused a part of some survivors' brains to shrink, according to scientists in Japan who grasped a unique chance to study the neurological effects of trauma. On a quest to better understand post-traumatic s...

Pollution-hunting robot fish take to the sea May 22, 2012   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : Thomson Reuters

Robot "fish" developed by European scientists to improve pollution monitoring moved from the lab to the sea in a test at the northern Spanish port of Gijon on Tuesday. The developers hope the new technology, which reduces the time it takes to detect a ...

Climate models indicate El Nino return: Australia May 22, 2012   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : Thomson Reuters

Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said on Tuesday all seven of the climate models it monitors indicate conditions are likely to approach or exceed the El Nino threshold in the second half of 2012. The El Nino weather pattern is linked to extreme weathe...

Something fishy: China offers glimpse of North Korea incident by William Kazer May 22, 2012   |  Source : WSJ  | Copyright : 2012 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

China has given some of its most detailed reporting yet on the detention of 28 fishermen by North Korea but continues to maintain a careful balancing act in its sensitive relations with its old comrade-in-arms. After a lengthy radio silence on the dete...

Fishermen killing: India assures fair trial of two detained Italians May 22, 2012   |  Source : PTI  | Copyright : 2012-13 DB Corp ltd.

Notwithstanding Italy's unhappiness over the "unacceptable nature of the judicial developments" involving two of its marines, India on Tuesday made it clear that it will not "interfere" in the trial of two Italians facing murder charges in Kerala. "The...

Foreign fishing boats to be reflagged as New Zealand vessels May 22, 2012   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : CRIENGLISH.com, 1998-2012

After a series of labor, safety and fisheries practice controversies, the New Zealand government announced Tuesday that foreign-flagged fishing boats must be reflagged as New Zealand vessels, bringing them under New Zealand law, if they wanted to operate ...

Illegal antibiotics found in shrimp imported into the US by Sharon Gloger Friedman May 22, 2012   |  Source : Boston Health News Examiner  | Copyright : 2006-2012 Clarity Digital Group LLC d/b/a Examiner.com.

Americans eat more than a billion pounds of shrimp a year. What most Americans don’t realize, however, is that 90 percent of the shrimp they buy at the grocery store and consume in most restaurants has been imported from Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, E...

GAA addresses news story on dangers of farmed shrimp by Natalia Real May 22, 2012   |  Source : FIS  | Copyright : 1995 - 2012 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

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Chinese fishermen and boats held in North Korea 'freed' May 21, 2012   |  Source : BBC  | Copyright : BBC © 2012

The 29 Chinese fishermen and three boats seized in the Yellow Sea by unidentified North Koreans are free and have arrived in China, reports say. The North Korean foreign ministry notified the Chinese embassy in Pyongyang on Sunday that the men were fre...

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