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Rapa Nui fishermen from Easter Island seek New Zealand help to protect their fish stocks December 04, 2012   |  Source : RNZI  | Copyright : Radio New Zealand International

An Easter Island fisherman is calling on the New Zealand government to help protect the Rapa Nui fishery, which he says is being plundered by foreign fishing vessels. Kuchy Pakarati is part of a Rapa Nui delegation to New Zealand raising awareness abou...

New England shrimp fishermen face low quota by Clarke Canfield December 04, 2012   |  Source : AP  | Copyright : 2012 Bloomberg L.P.

US shrimp-fishing regulators on Monday set a short winter shrimp season with a low quota following a warning from scientists that the Gulf of Maine shrimp population is in poor shape due to environmental conditions. An Atlantic States Marine Fisheries ...

Simultaneous earthquake, tsunami drill set for today in the Philippines by Ogie Salvador December 03, 2012   |  Source : PIA  | Copyright : Philippine Information Agency © 2012

The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) is set to stage the 4th Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake, Tsunami Drill that will be held in the municipalities of Lian and Talisay, Batangas, and Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro t...

Rich nations alone can't halt global warming: report by Mariette le Roux December 03, 2012   |  Source : AFP  | Copyright : 2012 AFP

Poor nations must make haste to curb greenhouse gas emissions as even an impossible zero-percent pollution target for the developed world by 2030 won't stop calamitous climate change, a report warned Tuesday. Co-authored by former World Bank chief econ...

Throwing Gaza's fishermen a lifeline by Abeer Ayyoub December 03, 2012   |  Source : Haaretz  | Copyright : Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd.

Sardines, shrimps, guitarfish and crabs were on display throughout the crowded fish market overlooking the Gaza seaport. "Local and fresh," a man hollered, before being interrupted by a customer asking about shrimp. Mushtaq Zidan, a fisherman and trade...

Kenya fishermen tap new source of cash by selling water by JUSTUS WANGA December 03, 2012   |  Source : Business Daily

Members of the Suba Water Vendors Association in Kenya have been fishermen since their teenage years but once confronted with the reality of dwindling fish stocks in Lake Victoria, they decided to venture into a new form of business. The 89 members who...

Chinese fishermen die in bid to reach Chilean coast December 03, 2012   |  Source : EFE  | Copyright : 2012 FOX News Network, LLC.

Three Chinese citizens died after jumping into the sea from a fishing boat in the Strait of Magellan in an apparent attempt to reach the Chilean coast and seek asylum. A fourth member of the boat's crew is still missing. The incident was confirmed b...

Nicaraguan fishermen report harassment at sea by Tim Rogers December 03, 2012   |  Source : Nicaragua Dispatch  | Copyright : 2011 Nicaragua's English Language Online Newspaper

Nicaraguan fishing boat captains on the Caribbean Sea say they are “fishing with fear” among Colombian warships that continue to ply Nicaragua’s recently recovered waters beyond the 82nd meridian. But they insist they are doing their patriotic duty ...

3 Bulgarian fishermen rescued after night on cliff off Burgas coast December 03, 2012   |  Source : Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency)  | Copyright : Novinite JSC., 2001-2012

Two of three fishermen, who were rescued from a cliff off the Bulgarian Black Sea coast of Burgas, have been released from hospital in a stable condition. The three men, aged 60, 62, and 64, spent Sunday night on a cliff in the sea. Konstantin Grebe...

29 fishermen kidnapped by Israel since the truce deal took place: report December 03, 2012   |  Source : Ahlul Bayt News Agency

The Palestinian center for human rights said the Israeli navy has kidnapped 29 fishermen, 14 of them on Saturday morning, and destroyed and confiscated nine fishing boats since it signed a truce agreement with the resistance in Gaza. Released fisherman...

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