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Australia on fire: thousands evacuate coastal communities; political storm brewing January 03, 2020   |  Source : MercoPress  | Copyright : 1997 - 2019, MercoPress.

Thousands of tourists have been given less than 48 hours to evacuate fire-ravaged coastal communities as Australia braces for a heatwave on Saturday expected to fan deadly bushfires. Catastrophic blazes ripped through swathes of the continent's south-e...

Amazon 'threatens to fire' climate change activists January 03, 2020   |  Source : BBC  | Copyright : 2020 BBC

A group of Amazon employees has said the company has threatened to fire some of them for speaking out on environmental issues. Amazon Employees for Climate Justice said the workers were told they were in violation of company policies. It comes after...

Climate change has brought parts of Zambia to the brink of famine January 03, 2020   |  Source : BBC  | Copyright : 2020 BBC

Zambia is wrestling with a devastating drought caused, according to experts, by a dramatic shift in weather patterns. Temperatures in parts of Southern Africa are expected to rise by twice the global average as a result of climate change, and the UN is...

Young ama divers in Japan strive to keep sustainable fishery alive by Yuka Nakao December 27, 2019   |  Source : Kyodo News  | Copyright : Kyodo News

For Aiko Ono, an ocean lover and diving enthusiast, plunging into the professional life of an ama diver was a path she chose without hesitation. The 40-year-old Tokyo native, who previously worked as a photographer, relocated to the central Japanese pr...

Fisheries in Gwadar: Balochistan Provincial Assembly for providing facilities December 27, 2019   |  Source : Business Recorder  | Copyright : AAJ News

The Balochistan Provincial Assembly unanimously approved a resolution for the supply of water, electricity and other provision of facilities to fisheries in Gwadar on Thursday. Deputy Speaker Sardar Babar Khan Musakhel chaired a session of the Balochistan...

No sex for fish: How women in a Kenyan fishing village are fighting for power by Rebecca Davis & Marc Silver December 27, 2019   |  Source : net  | Copyright : 2019 NET Foundation for Television

A tall woman with a strong gaze is standing by the shores of Lake Victoria. It's a busy morning. Boats are coming in full of fish: Nile perch, catfish, tiny silvery fish called omena — aka the Lake Victoria sardine. She has her eye on one boat in par...

Trinidad & Tobago Coast Guard rescues fishermen in sinking boat December 27, 2019   |  Source : T&T Guardian  | Copyright : Guardian Media

Three fish­er­men were res­cued by the Trinidad & Tobago Coast Guard af­ter their ves­sel be­gan to sink while they were in the Gulf of Paria on Box­ing Day. A state­ment from the TTCG de­tailed the in­ci­dent. It said around 10 am, they ...

Indian tsunami victims remembered December 27, 2019   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The 15th tsunami anniversary was observed by people living along the sea shore in Thoothukudi and Kanniyakumari districts of the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Thursday. Residents of fishing villages in Thoothukudi, showered flower petals into the...

Phnom Penh’s Cham fishermen in search of lost hope by Taing Rinith December 27, 2019   |  Source : Khmer Times  | Copyright : 2019 Virtus Media Pte., Ltd. (Khmer Times)

For years, the riverbank of Chroy Chongva in Phnom Penh has been home to the Cham fishing community. Although it is located near the heart of the capital, these fishermen have been living primitively, with no electricity and running water, but they are st...

Fishing brings in RD $5 bn annually in the Dominican Republic December 27, 2019   |  Source : Dominican Today  | Copyright : Dominican Today.com

Although the Dominican Republic is not self-sufficient, in the fishing area, that sector moves about RD $ 5 billion a year. However, the low local production and profitability of the activity lead local fishermen to break the law. In fact, this year it...

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