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China releases 21 Vietnamese fishermen after month April 21, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 FOX News Network, LLC

China says authorities have released 21 Vietnamese fishermen whom they had detained for more than a month on a disputed island in the South China Sea. The official Xinhua News Agency said late Friday that according to the South China Sea Fishery Bureau...

Pakistan fishermen in panic as hundreds of dead fish wash ashore near Keamari by Jan Khaskheli April 21, 2012   |  Source : The News International  | Copyright : The News International

Fishermen living on the islands near the Keamari jetty were in a panic on Friday morning, as scores of dead fish washed ashore near the jetty and their residential areas. Local fishermen are heavily dependent on the mori fish, as it is their primary sourc...

More Chinese fishermen heading for Scarborough April 21, 2012   |  Source : ABS-CBNnews.com

As the standoff between the Philippines and China drags on, more Chinese fishermen are getting ready to set sail for Scarborough Shoal. Docked at Hainan Province, fishing boat Qiong-Qionghai 09099 is sailing to the West Philippine Sea, which is more th...

Fishermen using explosives, cyanide destroy some of Asia's most spectacular reefs, divers say by JACOB HERIN April 20, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 StarTribune

Coral gardens that were among Asia's most spectacular, teeming with colorful sea life just a few months ago, have been transformed into desolate gray moonscapes by illegal fishermen who use explosives or cyanide to kill or stun their prey. The site is ...

Mexican fishermen capture giant 2,000-lb Great White shark by Nina Golgowski April 20, 2012   |  Source : Daily Mail  | Copyright : Associated Newspapers Ltd

Two fishermen in Mexico shocked their entire town Sunday after returning to shore with a 2,000-pound great white shark. The 20ft-long fish was caught in a net left overnight by the men in the Sea of Cortez but to their perhaps relief, found already dea...

Italy to pay dead Indian fishermen's families 10 mn rupees each to settle dispute April 20, 2012   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : 2012 Xinhua, english.news.cn

The Italian government has agreed to pay 10 million rupees (200,000 U.S. dollars) to families of each of the two fishermen who were allegedly killed by Italian security guards on board an oil tanker off the southern Indian coast in February, said local me...

Fish near BP oilspill site are sick April 20, 2012   |  Source : Stardem  | Copyright : t 2012, The Star Democrat, Easton, MD.

Two years after the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico, touching off the worst offshore spill in U.S. history, research into the disaster's environmental effects is turning up ailing fish that bear hallmarks of diseases tied to ...

Cruise line regrets failure to help stranded Panama fishermen by Laura Smith-Spark April 20, 2012   |  Source : CNN  | Copyright : 2012 Cable News Network. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

An American cruise line has said it "deeply regrets" the deaths of two Panamanian fishermen amid claims that one of its cruise ships failed to help their stranded boat. Princess Cruises said passengers on the Star Princess apparently alerted a crew mem...

Compensation demanded for Chinese fisherman slain in Palau April 17, 2012   |  Source : Xinhua  | Copyright : CRIENGLISH.com, 1998-2012

A spokesman for the family of Chinese fisherman killed by Palau police has demanded "proper and reasonable" compensation for the excessive use of police force. Chuan-an Lu, the cousin of Yong Lu, the slain Chinese national, said in a statement released...

South African fishermen want a government lifeline by Leila Samodien April 17, 2012   |  Source : Cape Times  | Copyright : The Cape Times © 1999 - 2010 Independent Online

Michael Ahrendse often starts his day at 3am with a cup of coffee. Less than a couple of hours later, he’s sailing through the waters and darkness of the Agulhas Bank in Struisbaai in South Africa. As a skipper, he needs to be decisive. If they go...

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