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Disappearing ice altering ecosystem subtly April 09, 2012   |  Source : IANS  | Copyright : 2012 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Shrinking sea ice, snow and glaciers, especially in high-latitude regions where water is frozen for sometime, the cryosphere, is affecting the ecosystem in hidden ways. Scientists have already recorded how some larger animals, such as penguins and pola...

China releases 1,200 artificially-bred fish into river April 08, 2012   |  Source : Zee News

More than 1,200 artificially-bred Chinese fishes were released into the Yangtze river on Sunday to increase their stocks. Hundreds of volunteers and residents helped to release them in the city of Yinchang, central China's Hubei province. Among the ...

Fish in troubled waters in Bangladesh by Bindu Shajan Perappadan April 08, 2012   |  Source : The Hindu

A quintessential Bengali delicacy and the national fish of Bangladesh ‘Hilsa' is passing through its toughest phase in a fight for survival, warn environmentalists and scientists. “The fish is exploited by intensive fishery, indiscriminate exploita...

Vietnam fisheries companies fear becoming insolvent April 08, 2012   |  Source : VNA  | Copyright : VIETNAMNET Bridge

The death of some “big guys” in the fisheries sector in Can Tho and Soc Trang provinces in Vietnam has sounded an alarm about the financial situation imbalance, which may lead to the bankruptcy of a lot of seafood companies and fish farmers as well. ...

Fishing trip ends in tragedy for Fiji fishers by Avinesh Gopal April 08, 2012   |  Source : Fiji Times  | Copyright : 2004 - 2007, Fiji Times Limited

A man died after being struck by a lightning while returning from a fishing trip yesterday afternoon. The incident happened a few metres away from the seawall at Nasese in Suva between 3:30pm and 4pm. The death brings the number of people who have d...

Fishing boat owner sees beginning of the end for independent groundfish boats by DON CUDDY April 08, 2012   |  Source : SouthCoastToday  | Copyright : 2012. Dow Jones Local Media Group, Inc

From Labrador to the Falkland Islands, there are not many fishing grounds Stanley Adamczewski has not trawled in 46 years on the water as a commercial fisherman. Fishing has been good to the Polish native who came to the U.S. in 1974 and started out as...

32 foreign fishermen held in Malaysia April 08, 2012   |  Source : Borneo Post  | Copyright : 2010-2011 BorneoPost Online

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) arrested 32 Vietnamese fishermen and seized four boats during Ops Permai 1/06 last Wednesday and Thursday. About three tons of marine products were found on each vessel. Bintulu District 12 maritime e...

Iran’s fishery exports up 64% April 07, 2012   |  Source : Tehran Times  | Copyright : TehranTimes

Iran exported $13,798 worth of fishery products last calendar year, which ended on March 19, showing a 64 percent rise compared to the year before, IRNA news agency reported. The exported products weighed 4,594 tons, up 52 percent yea on year, the rep...

US Coast Guard to scuttle Japanese tsunami ship by Yereth Rosen April 06, 2012   |  Source : Reuters  | Copyright : Thomson Reuters

The U.S. Coast Guard opened fire on Thursday on a derelict Japanese fishing vessel washed out to sea by last year's devastating tsunami in a bid to sink it and eliminate a threat to navigation, a spokesman for the agency said. The Coast Guard, which ho...

Indian fisheries body inaugurates business incubation centre April 06, 2012   |  Source : The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright : 2012, The Hindu Business Line

The Central Institute of Fisheries and Technology (CIFT) in Kochi, Kerala, India, inaugurated a 5,000-square metre business incubation centre at their premises in Kochi. The centre was inaugurated by Dr S Ayyappan, Secretary, Department of Agricultural Re...

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