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Sri Lankaa's naval, fishing communities warned of rough seas August 04, 2020   |  Source : Ada Derana  | Copyright : 2020 Ada Derana

Sri Lanka's Department of Meteorology has issued an advisory on strong winds and rough sea areas for several parts of the country. There is a high possibility of increased wind speed up to (60-65) kmph in the sea area off the coast extending from Trin...

Two dead, coastal communities damaged as tropical storm Isaias roars through North Carolina, US by ASSOCIATED PRESS AND SPECTRUM NEWS STAFF August 04, 2020   |  Source : Spectrum News  | Copyright : 1998-2020 Charter Communications

Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain during an inland march up the U.S. East Coast on Tuesday after making landfall as a hurricane along the North Carolina coast, where it piled boats against the docks and caused floods and fires that d...

COVID-19: Activists warn of sharp rise in human trafficking in near future August 03, 2020   |  Source : PTI  | Copyright : newindianexpress.com 2020

Tarannum (name changed) has many cut marks on her wrist, scars that constantly remind her of the several years she spent in a brothel where she was sexually exploited countless times. "Three years of hell," she recalls. Daughter of a fisherman from ...

Global canned seafood market to record ascending growth by 2025: report August 03, 2020   |  Source : Research Newspaper  | Copyright : 2019. Research Newspaper Inc.

The global canned seafood market has been growing at a robust pace in the last few years. A tremendous rise in the population across the globe and the rising popularity for seafood are predicted to encourage the overall growth of the global canned seafood...

US State Secretary's accusation against China over illegal fishing groundless: embassy by Wang Qi August 03, 2020   |  Source : Global Times  | Copyright : 2019 Global Times All Rights Reserved

The Chinese Embassy in Ecuador and oceanography experts have called accusations from US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo false and groundless, after he smeared China for "illegal and unregulated over-fishing" near Ecuador in the East Pacific. Pompeo's r...

New studies show how to save parasites and why it’s important by Michelle Ma August 03, 2020   |  Source : UW News  | Copyright : 2020 University of Washington | Seattle, WA

Parasites have a public relations problem. Unlike the many charismatic mammals, fishes and birds that receive our attention (and our conservation dollars), parasites are thought of as something to eradicate — and certainly not something to protect. ...

Sharks are thriving at the Kermadec Islands, but not the rest of New Zealand, amid global decline by Adam Smith August 03, 2020   |  Source : DTE  | Copyright : Down To Earth 2020

A recent global assessment of shark populations at 371 coral reefs in 58 countries found no sharks at almost 20% of reefs and alarmingly low numbers at many others. The study, which involved over 100 scientists under the Global FinPrint project, gave N...

Plans to help develop Philippines next 'tuna capital' August 03, 2020   |  Source : DA-BFAR  | Copyright : 2020 Philippine Information Agency

The municipality of Dingalan, in Aurora Province, may soon emerge as the next “tuna capital” of the Philippines, after General Santos City, in Mindanao. This third-class municipality, situated 183 kilometers northeast of Metro Manila, currently has...

In first-ever global assessment, scientists identify over 500 new dams planned within protected areas August 03, 2020   |  Source : WWF  | Copyright : 2020 WWF - World Wide Fund For Nature© 1986 Panda Symbol WWF – World Wide Fund For Nature (formerly World Wildlife Fund)

More than 500 dams are planned or under construction within protected areas, according to a new study published in Conservation Letters. These findings raise red flags as dams can have detrimental impacts on livelihoods of local communities such as fishin...

Tropical Storm Isaias to ride Florida's east coast, bringing high winds and heavy rain by Christina Maxouris, Joe Sutton and Eliott C. McLaughlin August 03, 2020   |  Source : CNN  | Copyright : 2020 Cable News Network.Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.All Rights Reserved.

Florida began to feel the effects Sunday of a powerful storm inching in the state's direction, with forecasters warning it could reach hurricane strength by the time it makes expected landfall near the South Carolina-North Carolina border on Tuesday. T...

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