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Exhibition highlights role of mangroves in Macau's coastal environment by Lynzy Valles September 02, 2020   |  Source : Macau Daily

The University of Saint Joseph kicked off an exhibition yesterday about mangroves in a bid to further spread awareness on the value of the mangrove ecosystem. Organized by the university’s Institute of Science and Environment, the “Macau’s Mangro...

Two sailors killed as Mauritius oil spill clean-up boats collide September 02, 2020   |  Source : Al Jazeera  | Copyright : 2020 Al Jazeera Media Network

Two crew members from a tugboat involved in cleaning up an oil spill off Mauritius were killed late on Monday when their vessel collided with a barge in bad weather, the island nation's prime minister said. "It is tragic that we lost two of the tugboat...

31 oil and chemical spills linked to Hurricane Laura, EPA reports by Patrick Madden September 02, 2020   |  Source : WWNO  | Copyright : 2020 WWNO

The United States federal government received 31 reports of oil and chemical spills that are connected to Hurricane Laura, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The reports were submitted to the Coast Guard’s National Response Cente...

Pakistanis to protest arrival of Chinese fishing vessels by Adnan Aamir September 02, 2020   |  Source : Nikkei  | Copyright : Nikkei Inc.

Fishermen in Pakistan will protest the arrival of 20 Chinese deep-sea trawlers that will fish in the exclusive economic zone off Sindh and Baluchistan provinces. The pressure group Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum has announced a campaign against the trawlers...

Virtual ministerial fisheries meeting voices concerns over ‘state of Pacific’ September 02, 2020   |  Source : PMC  | Copyright : Copyright 2019 - Multimedia Investments Ltd.

A new-look Regional Fisheries Ministers (RFMM) group met for the first time virtually last week to discuss the state of the Pacific Ocean and voiced their concerns over the state of coastal fisheries, climate change and marine pollution. Their decision...

US family fighting to free commercial fishermen held prisoner in British Virgin Islands by Chris Chase September 02, 2020   |  Source : SeafoodSource  | Copyright : 2020 Diversified Communications. All rights reserved.

A U.S. family from New Jersey is fighting to get the U.S. State Department to intervene in the imprisonment of Mike Foy, a commercial fisherman who has been held in the British Virgin Islands since 8 June. Foy, according to a Change.org petition nearin...

Fishing operators demand Thai govt. buy their boats September 02, 2020   |  Source : Pattaya Mail  | Copyright : 2016 Pattaya Mail Publishing Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Over 2,000 commercial fishing operators in Thailand are selling their fishing vessels to the government after they have been affected by a myriad of regulations imposed to solve illegal, unreported and unregulated [IUU] fishing. Fishing boat owners suc...

Fear of second major oil spill in Mauritius as oil barge sinks in coral lagoon by Nishan Degnarain September 01, 2020   |  Source : Forbes

In an incredible new development overnight on Monday 31 August, a major operation is underway in Mauritius as a barge carrying oil from the stricken Japanese iron-ore vessel The Wakashio collided with a tug boat pulling it. The tug boat - which had be...

Independence Day takes on new meaning for Indonesian fishermen September 01, 2020   |  Source : The News Lens  | Copyright : 2018 The News Lens

Around 200 Indonesian fishermen celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia at the Donggang fishing port earlier this month. As the abuse and violations of fishermen who work on Taiwanese vessels that depart from Donggang are more likely ...

Mumbai’s Coastal Road: Making land in a drowning city by Shweta Wagh, Hussain Indorewala & Aaran Patel September 01, 2020   |  Source : Scroll.in

This year, as the monsoons unleashed severe flooding in South Mumbai, we were presented with standard narratives of the disaster. The bureaucracy blamed the high-intensity rainfall and outdated infrastructure; the people blamed it on a lack of “politica...

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