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Sri Lankan fishermen protest against Indian trawlers allegedly trespassing sea boundary September 16, 2020   |  Source : PTI

Fishermen in Sri Lanka''s northern Jaffna peninsula are protesting against Indian trawlers allegedly trespassing their sea boundary and taking up illegal fishing expeditions. The fishermen handed a communique to the Indian Consul General in Jaffna S Ba...

Bleak and stormy times for fishermen in Malaysia by Mohd Kamal Ishak September 16, 2020   |  Source : FMT  | Copyright : 2020 FMT Media Sdn Bhd. All Rights Reserved.

Zulkifli Subran sighs heavily as he gazes out to sea, dreaming about better times when making decent money from coastal fishing in Malaysia was possible. After three decades as a fisherman, the 46-year-old is well aware that his source of livelihood is...

Protest over Indigenous lobster fishery turns confrontational in Canada by Paul Withers September 16, 2020   |  Source : CBC News  | Copyright : 2020 CBC/Radio-Canada. All rights reserved.

A peaceful protest by commercial fishermen turned confrontational Tuesday morning when they arrived at a wharf in Weymouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, used by First Nations fishermen. There was yelling and cursing between Indigenous and non-Indigenous fisher...

Fishing communities of Pakistan's Sindh forced into destructive practices by Muhammad Abbas Khaskheli September 16, 2020   |  Source : Dawn

A father and son emptied their fishing nets. They had set them up the previous night in the Mir-Wah canal near Seerani, a small rural settlement about 18 kilometres south of the city of Badin, in Sindh. Their catch was entirely made up of “trash fish”...

UN says global goals to protect nature need women to succeed by Laurie Goering September 16, 2020   |  Source : Thomson Reuters Foundation  | Copyright : Thomson Reuters Foundation

Women - who gather much of the world's wood and water, and carry out a large share of its farming - have too little say in how land is used, one key reason countries are failing to halt rapid losses of nature, environmental officials said on Tuesday. G...

Hurricane Sally intensifies as southern US states alert residents September 15, 2020   |  Source : BBC News  | Copyright : 2020 BBC

A newly formed hurricane is closing in on the US Gulf Coast, threatening several southern US states including Florida, Mississippi and Alabama. Hurricane Sally grew to a category two storm on Monday and was expected to make landfall early on Wednesday....

Bermuda entirely in Hurricane Paulette's eye as storm lashes island by Travis Fedschun, Janice Dean September 15, 2020   |  Source : Fox News  | Copyright : 2020 FOX News Network, LLC.

The entire island of Bermuda was directly in the eye of Hurricane Paulette on Monday morning as the storm threatens to bring another round of damaging winds and torrential rains as it begins to move away. The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Mia...

$500 mn in federal help now available for fishermen hurt by US-China trade war by Eric Stone September 15, 2020   |  Source : Alaska's Energy Desk  | Copyright : 2020 KTOO Public Media

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it’s setting aside more than half a billion dollars for fishermen hurt by tariffs associated with the U.S.-China trade war. Some Alaskans are applauding the move, but others worry the program leaves some out. J...

Missing Indian fishermen rescued by Myanmar Navy September 15, 2020   |  Source : The Tribune

At least nine Indian fishermen from the state of Tamil Nadu who went missing nearly two months ago have been rescued by the Myanmar Navy and steps have been initiated for their return home, state Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar said on Monday. The fishe...

Libyan warlord 'demands prisoner exchange' with Italy for captured fishermen by Lorenzo Tondo September 15, 2020   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright : 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.

The Libyan warlord General Khalifa Haftar is reportedly refusing to release 18 Italian fishermen until Italy frees four Libyan footballers convicted of human trafficking. Since the mid-90s, when Libya began protecting its fishing waters from foreign ve...

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