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Japanese tsunami cities fight nuclear elites to create green jobs by Stuart Biggs July 11, 2012   |  Source : Bloomberg  | Copyright : 2012 Bloomberg L.P.

Rikuzentakata, like many cities on Japan’s rugged northeast Pacific coast, was in decline even before last year’s tsunami killed 1,700 of its 24,000 inhabitants and destroyed most of its downtown buildings. With two-thirds of the remaining resident...

Oman's fisheries industry to get major boost by AFTAB H. KOLA July 10, 2012   |  Source : Times of Oman  | Copyright : 2012 Muscat Press & Publishing House SAOC

Oman's Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries Wealth is planning to issue 300 licences to 300 medium sized 14-30 metres multi-purpose fishing vessels owned by Omani fishermen. Talking exclusively to Times Business Dr Hamed bin Said al Oufi, Under-Secretar...

Improve fisheries management to help ensure food security, says FAO July 10, 2012   |  Source : Scoop  | Copyright : Scoop Media

The United Nations food agency today urged countries to effectively manage their fisheries and aquaculture sectors to help ensure the food security for millions of people, warning that failing to do so would have serious environmental, economic and social...

With similar genes, zebra fish could help decipher mysteries of human body by Kounteya Sinha July 10, 2012   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

A brightly striped aquarium fish is giving scientists a peep into the mysteries of the human body. Indian and western scientists are now taking keen interest in the zebra fish — a popular aquarium fish. Scientists say the genes of humans and zebra fish ...

Destructive fishing threatens Philippine coral reefs, says study July 10, 2012   |  Source : Malaya Business Insight  | Copyright : 2012 Malaya Business Insight

Nearly 80 percent of Philippine coral reefs are under high or very high threat mostly due to overfishing and destructive fishing, which affects 98 percent of reefs, a study by a global environmental think tank showed. The World Resources Inc. released ...

Indonesia enlists fishermen to protect reefs July 10, 2012   |  Source : ABC  | Copyright : 2011 ABC

Three years in the making, the International Coral Reef Symposium has opened in the Australian city of Cairns with a call to governments around the world to take action to preserve coral reefs. At the heart of the conference are the themes of coral...

Dolphin protection costing jobs, say New Zealand fishermen July 10, 2012   |  Source : TVNZ  | Copyright : TVNZ.co.nz

Fishermen in Taranaki, New Zealand, say money and jobs have already been lost in just under two weeks since set net bans were extended to protect the endangered Maui's dolphin. The Ministry of Primary Industries announced last month that existing recre...

FAO world fisheries report must inspire action July 10, 2012   |  Source : fishnewseu.com  | Copyright : 2010 The Scottish White Fish Producers' Association

Following 9 July’s release of the State of the World’s Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA 2012), WWF, Greenpeace and Oceana have all urged the European Union to use this year’s reform of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) to ensure that its fleet is re...

Fishermen in Jomoro, Ghana, receive outboard motors July 10, 2012   |  Source : GNA  | Copyright : 2012 Myjoyonline.com

The District Chief Executive for Jomoro, Ghana, Mr Sylvester Dadie, has appealed to fishermen to apply approved fishing methods to avoid depletion of fish stock. Mr Dadie gave the advice when he presented 16 40 horse-power Yamaha outboard motors to fis...

New EU fisheries report confirms need to reduce overcapacity July 10, 2012   |  Source : Gozo News  | Copyright : 2012 Gozo News.Com

A new report on member states’ efforts to balance fishing capacity with fishing opportunities published by the European Commission supports calls for significant changes within EU fisheries policy. It confirms the very slow pace at which the EU fishing ...

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