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Inquirier.net
Agenda of the next president: Food securityStarting Feb. 9, 2016, the Inquirer is coming out with a 10-part series on pres
Agenda of the next president: Food security
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 hours ago
Starting Feb. 9, 2016, the Inquirer is coming out with a 10-part series on pressing national concerns that should be high on the agenda of the five contenders in the May 9 presidential election. The series should help Filipinos choose wisely the... Read more
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Sun Star
Pangilinan bats for creation of Department for FisheriesROXAS CITY — Senatorial bet Francis Pangilinan is proposing for the creation of
Pangilinan bats for creation of Department for Fisheries
Sun Star / Posted 12 hours ago
ROXAS CITY — Senatorial bet Francis Pangilinan is proposing for the creation of a separate department, which will focus mainly on the fishery sector. Pangilinan, a former presidential adviser on food security, said that he will file a measure... Read more
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Manning River Times
Shark attack survivors bite backShark attack survivors have to deal with significant physical and emotional pai
Shark attack survivors bite back
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
Shark attack survivors have to deal with significant physical and emotional pain. So why are they treated as ocean intruders getting their just deserts? Bite Club members (from left) Dale Carr, Kevin Young, Dave Pearson and Bruce Lucas. Photo: James... Read more
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Perth Now
$1m shark tags only transmit two locationsJUST two of WA’s 19 tagged sharks transmitted data in the past month, raising q
$1m shark tags only transmit two locations
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
JUST two of WA’s 19 tagged sharks transmitted data in the past month, raising questions about the success of the $1 million satellite tagging program to study tiger sharks. US research outfit Ocearch, in a joint project with the University of WA and... Read more
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News.com.au
Does shark tagging lead to more attacks?Should sharks be culled to stop attacks? As Australian protesters say no, there
Does shark tagging lead to more attacks?
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Should sharks be culled to stop attacks? As Australian protesters say no, there's a very different view at La Reunion island, in the Indian Ocean. Scientists are looking the side effects of tagging sharks off the WA coast. SHARK attack survivors... Read more
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Perth Now
Does shark tagging lead to more attacks?SHARK attack survivors want authorities to test whether shark tags could be con
Does shark tagging lead to more attacks?
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
SHARK attack survivors want authorities to test whether shark tags could be contributing to attacks on people, after a WA study found the acoustic tags affect the animals’ ability to feed. The scientific research paper by the state’s leading... Read more
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WA Today
Baby snapper release to rescue Cockburn SoundBaby snapper have been released into Cockburn Sound. Thousands of baby snapper
Baby snapper release to rescue Cockburn Sound
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
Baby snapper have been released into Cockburn Sound. Thousands of baby snapper have been released into Cockburn Sound after the public rallied to pay for the breeding project. A crowdfunding project raised nearly $36,000 to feed thousands of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'I'm going to die today'It's the group nobody wants to join - The Bite Club. And they're being bombarde
'I'm going to die today'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
It's the group nobody wants to join - The Bite Club. And they're being bombarded with hostility. Shark attack survivors have to deal with significant physical and emotional pain. So why are they treated as ocean intruders getting their just... Read more
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Kiama Independent
'I'm going to die today'It's the group nobody wants to join - The Bite Club. And they're being bombarde
'I'm going to die today'
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
It's the group nobody wants to join - The Bite Club. And they're being bombarded with hostility. Shark attack survivors have to deal with significant physical and emotional pain. So why are they treated as ocean intruders getting their just... Read more
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The Northern View
Releasing Nadia the sealA round-eyed whiskered pinniped landed at the Prince Rupert airport Wednesday m
Releasing Nadia the seal
The Northern View / Posted 5 days ago
A round-eyed whiskered pinniped landed at the Prince Rupert airport Wednesday morning, Jan. 27 and after a few photo opportunities she was whisked away to return to her natural habitat. Nadia Comaneci — not to be confused with the 1980s Russian... Read more
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Providence Business News
URI launching new sustainable agriculture, food systems majorSOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island is launching a new, interdisci
URI launching new sustainable agriculture, food systems major
Providence Business News / Posted 8 days ago
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island is launching a new, interdisciplinary undergraduate major in sustainable agriculture and food systems this fall, with an emphasis on coastal foods. The new bachelor of science degree will enable... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Baker OK with island home for venomous snakeBOSTON (AP) - A plan by the state to make a Quabbin Reservoir island home to an
Baker OK with island home for venomous snake
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 9 days ago
BOSTON (AP) - A plan by the state to make a Quabbin Reservoir island home to an endangered venomous snake has the backing of Gov. Charlie Baker. The Republican governor said Monday he supports the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife's plan to use... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Forum On Earth Observation Wraps UpThe Ministry of Fisheries in collaboration with Monitoring on the Environment f
National Forum On Earth Observation Wraps Up
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Ministry of Fisheries in collaboration with Monitoring on the Environment for Security in Africa (MESA) Friday concluded a three-day training on Earth Observation (EO) for members of the National Working Committee (NWC). The training held in... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge Muslims explain their faith, say terrorism offends 'our dignity ... our humanity'A handful of Baton Rouge Muslims took the stage in a Methodist church hall Sund
Baton Rouge Muslims explain their faith, say terrorism offends 'our dignity ... our humanity'
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
A handful of Baton Rouge Muslims took the stage in a Methodist church hall Sunday afternoon to explain their faith, answer questions and dispel a host of misconceptions about Islam. The meeting, organized by the Interfaith Federation of Greater... Read more
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The Advocate
Muslims take on the hard questions about their religion at Interfaith Federation eventA handful of Baton Rouge Muslims took the stage in a Methodist church hall Sund
Muslims take on the hard questions about their religion at Interfaith Federation event
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
A handful of Baton Rouge Muslims took the stage in a Methodist church hall Sunday afternoon to explain their faith, answer questions and dispel a host of misconceptions about Islam. The meeting, organized by the Interfaith Federation of Greater... Read more
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Canberra Times
How the ACT government gets your metadataThe metadata received by the ACT government "was used to inform investigations
How the ACT government gets your metadata
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
The metadata received by the ACT government "was used to inform investigations into active non-compliance with territory-based tax laws". Photo: iStock The ACT government has defended its right to seek access to Canberrans' private phone and... Read more
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Science Daily
Future for charismatic pika not as daunting as once fearedBut a new study, published this week in the journal Global Change Biology, pain
Future for charismatic pika not as daunting as once feared
Science Daily / Posted 10 days ago
But a new study, published this week in the journal Global Change Biology, paints a different, more complex future for this rock-dwelling little lagomorph -- the same order that includes rabbits and hares. Pikas may survive, even thrive, in some... Read more
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The Hindu
Nine Indian fishermen arrested in Sri LankaAt least nine Indian fishermen were arrested on Sunday by the Sri Lanka Navy fo
Nine Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
At least nine Indian fishermen were arrested on Sunday by the Sri Lanka Navy for illegally poaching in the country’s waters, the navy said. Two Indian fishing trawlers were also seized at the Analative island off Jaffna peninsula, Xinhua news agency... Read more
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New Kerala
Nine Indian fishermen arrested in Sri LankaColombo, Jan 31 : At least nine Indian fishermen were arrested on Sunday by the
Nine Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Colombo, Jan 31 : At least nine Indian fishermen were arrested on Sunday by the Sri Lanka Navy for illegally poaching in the country's waters, the navy said. Two Indian fishing trawlers were also seized at the Analative island off Jaffna peninsula,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Abrolhos ban fails to boost fish populationAbrolhos Islands fishing ban fails to boost fish population, study finds Creat
Abrolhos ban fails to boost fish population
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
Abrolhos Islands fishing ban fails to boost fish population, study finds Creating a no-take fishing zone in the Houtman Abrolhos Islands has not consistently boosted the populations of some of its most popular fish, a long-term study has found. Key... Read more
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PhysOrg
Future for charismatic pika not as daunting as once fearedA pika. Credit: Clinton Epps The American pika is thought by many biologists to
Future for charismatic pika not as daunting as once feared
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
A pika. Credit: Clinton Epps The American pika is thought by many biologists to be a prime candidate for extirpation as the planet continues to warm, done in by temperatures too severe for this small mammal native to cold climates. But a new study,... Read more
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BC Local News
Guadalupe fur seal loses fight for lifeA rare Guadalupe fur seal found stranded near Tofino last week died at the Vanc
Guadalupe fur seal loses fight for life
BC Local News / Posted 13 days ago
A rare Guadalupe fur seal found stranded near Tofino last week died at the Vancouver Aquarium on Wednesday. The seal was brought into the aquarium on Jan. 21 after being discovered well out of its range on Long Beach. “He was looking better on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Forum On Earth Observation Kicks OffThe Ministry of Fisheries in collaboration with Monitoring on the Environment f
National Forum On Earth Observation Kicks Off
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
The Ministry of Fisheries in collaboration with Monitoring on the Environment for Security in Africa (MESA) on Wednesday commenced a three-day training on Earth Observation (EO) for members of the National Working Committee (NWC). The training held... Read more
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International Business Times
Giant monster Megalodon sharks lurking in our oceans: Be serious! It was certainly a big shark but there are tales of even bigger sharks lurking
Giant monster Megalodon sharks lurking in our oceans: Be serious!
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
It was certainly a big shark but there are tales of even bigger sharks lurking in our waters. A quick Google search on "megalodon" brings up around 1.2 million hits about this monster prehistoric shark, made famous in the 2002 eponymous B-movie. Web... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
150 rattlesnakes coming to Quabbin ReservoirBELCHERTOWN, Mass (WWLP) – 150 venomous rattlesnakes could eventually be on the
150 rattlesnakes coming to Quabbin Reservoir
WWLP Springfield / Posted 13 days ago
BELCHERTOWN, Mass (WWLP) – 150 venomous rattlesnakes could eventually be on the loose in the Quabbin Reservoir. In an attempt to stop the extinction of native timber rattlesnake, the the State Department of Fisheries and Wildlife plans to grow a... Read more
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The Northern View
Cullen questions Liberal tanker banSkeena-Bulkley Valley MP and NDP Environment Critic Nathan Cullen has expressed
Cullen questions Liberal tanker ban
The Northern View / Posted 14 days ago
Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP and NDP Environment Critic Nathan Cullen has expressed concerns over how the federal government is approaching a formalized moratorium on oil tankers passing through the Northwest coast. Federal Minister of Transport Marc... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA-designed shark detection system trialled in NSWWA-designed shark detection system 'Clever buoy' to be trialled in NSW A WA-de
WA-designed shark detection system trialled in NSW
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
WA-designed shark detection system 'Clever buoy' to be trialled in NSW A WA-designed shark detection system, the "Clever Buoy", will be trialled at Sydney's Bondi beach following a spate of attacks in NSW, but the WA Government remains unconvinced... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Oceola Club urges other fish and game clubs around Okanagan Lake to support Mission Creek restorationThe Oceola Fish and Game Club is urging fish and game clubs located all around
Oceola Club urges other fish and game clubs around Okanagan Lake to support Mission Creek restoration
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 15 days ago
The Oceola Fish and Game Club is urging fish and game clubs located all around Okanagan Lake to help support restoration efforts on Mission Creek as it flows through Kelowna. The Oceola club has donated $7,500 to the project and also committed to an... Read more
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PhysOrg
Giant monster Megalodon sharks lurking in our oceans: be seriousIt was certainly a big shark but there are tales of even bigger sharks lurking
Giant monster Megalodon sharks lurking in our oceans: be serious
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
It was certainly a big shark but there are tales of even bigger sharks lurking in our waters. A quick Google search on "megalodon" brings up around 1.2 million hits about this monster prehistoric shark, made famous in the 2002 eponymous B-movie. Web... Read more
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Boston Globe
State’s plan to create ‘rattlesnake island’ makes local residents nervousA state plan to save an endangered species isn’t going over well with some New
State’s plan to create ‘rattlesnake island’ makes local residents nervous
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
A state plan to save an endangered species isn’t going over well with some New Salem residents. The problem? The plan involves breeding and raising 150 venomous rattlesnakes (which can swim) and setting them free on an island in the middle of the... Read more
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Perth Now
Satellite shark tags slip off radarHundreds of great white sharks have slipped off the radar of authorities, with
Satellite shark tags slip off radar
Perth Now / Posted 17 days ago
Hundreds of great white sharks have slipped off the radar of authorities, with just one detected in the last two months. File image. JUST one of 222 great white sharks being tracked by satellite-linked receiver buoys off the WA coast has been... Read more
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News.com.au
Satellite shark tags slip off radarHundreds of great white sharks have slipped off the radar of authorities, with
Satellite shark tags slip off radar
News.com.au / Posted 18 days ago
Hundreds of great white sharks have slipped off the radar of authorities, with just one detected in the last two months. File image. JUST one of 222 great white sharks being tracked by satellite-linked receiver buoys off the WA coast has been... Read more
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Lake Country Calendar
Oceola Club among fish and game groups to support Mission Creek Restoration InitiativeOver the course of a 45 year engineering career, Don Dobson has spent a lot of
Oceola Club among fish and game groups to support Mission Creek Restoration Initiative
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 19 days ago
Over the course of a 45 year engineering career, Don Dobson has spent a lot of time working with rivers and streams, working to control flows. Much of the work in the early part of his career was spent containing water flows in places like... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DC in Court Over Abuse of OfficeCHATO district Magistrate's court has said the former Chato District Commission
DC in Court Over Abuse of Office
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
CHATO district Magistrate's court has said the former Chato District Commissioner (DC), Ms Hadija Nyembo, and four others have a case to answer in the economic sabotage case that they are facing. Senior Resident Magistrate, Mr Wilson Yona has... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Flint water: Red flag on corrosion control overlookedLANSING, Mich. — A March 2015 consultant’s report recommended spending $50,000
Flint water: Red flag on corrosion control overlooked
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 19 days ago
LANSING, Mich. — A March 2015 consultant’s report recommended spending $50,000 to add corrosion control chemicals to Flint’s drinking water because iron was leaching from the pipes and turning the water brown — a significant and relatively early red... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Dept goes all out to raise awareness on jellyfish sting Kota Kinabalu: The number of beach goers getting stung by jellyfish is actual
Dept goes all out to raise awareness on jellyfish sting
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 19 days ago
Kota Kinabalu: The number of beach goers getting stung by jellyfish is actually higher than reported and the authorities are now going all out to raise public awareness. State Senior Deputy... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Mission Creek Restoration Initiative set to complete first phase of widening of Mission CreekOver the course of a 45 year engineering career, Don Dobson has spent a lot of
Mission Creek Restoration Initiative set to complete first phase of widening of Mission Creek
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 20 days ago
Over the course of a 45 year engineering career, Don Dobson has spent a lot of time working with rivers and streams, working to control flows. Much of the work in the early part of his career was spent containing water flows in places like... Read more
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BC Local News
Chilliwack property owners on pipeline route give oral testimony at NEB this weekA number of local farmers and First Nations groups are on deck this week to pre
Chilliwack property owners on pipeline route give oral testimony at NEB this week
BC Local News / Posted 21 days ago
A number of local farmers and First Nations groups are on deck this week to present oral arguments at the National Energy Board (NEB) hearings into Kinder Morgan’s $6.8 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Among local intervenors... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Fisheries officials predict 'no red card' from EUThese fishermen are too busy to be worried but an EU inspection team could pull
Fisheries officials predict 'no red card' from EU
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 21 days ago
These fishermen are too busy to be worried but an EU inspection team could pull a seafood-export red card. (Bangkok Post file photo) Related Stories The Department of Fisheries does not expect Thailand to be hit with a red card by the European... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. environmentalists, federal scientists at odds over LNG planB.C. environmentalists are upset that federal scientists have sided with a cons
B.C. environmentalists, federal scientists at odds over LNG plan
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 days ago
B.C. environmentalists are upset that federal scientists have sided with a consortium’s proposal to export liquefied natural gas. The scientists from Fisheries and Oceans Canada agree with Pacific NorthWest LNG’s studies that an $11.4-billion... Read more
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WA Today
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrantsNearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the pas
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrants
WA Today / Posted 22 days ago
Nearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the past have applied for continued access. Photo: Louise Kennerley Nearly all of the government agencies which last year snooped on citizens' phone and internet records without... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrantsNearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the pas
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrants
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Nearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the past have applied for continued access. Photo: Louise Kennerley Nearly all of the government agencies which last year snooped on citizens' phone and internet records without... Read more
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Canberra Times
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrantsNearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the pas
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrants
Canberra Times / Posted 22 days ago
Nearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the past have applied for continued access. Photo: Louise Kennerley Nearly all of the government agencies which last year snooped on citizens' phone and internet records without... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrantsNearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the pas
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrants
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 days ago
Nearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the past have applied for continued access. Photo: Louise Kennerley Nearly all of the government agencies which last year snooped on citizens' phone and internet records without... Read more
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The Age
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrantsNearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the pas
Dozens of government agencies request access to citizen metadata without warrants
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
Nearly all the agencies which accessed citizens' private information in the past have applied for continued access. Photo: Louise Kennerley Nearly all of the government agencies which last year snooped on citizens' phone and internet records without... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Fishermen say new rules bad for businessFishermen have proposed dividing fishing zones based on fishing gear, such as d
Fishermen say new rules bad for business
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 23 days ago
Fishermen have proposed dividing fishing zones based on fishing gear, such as destructive and non-destructive gear, rather than by types of vessels. (Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd) Related Stories Local fishermen have called on the government to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. LNG project poses low risk to environment, federal scientists sayFederal scientists say a proposal to export liquefied natural gas from British
B.C. LNG project poses low risk to environment, federal scientists say
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Federal scientists say a proposal to export liquefied natural gas from British Columbia poses a low risk to the environment, a crucial ruling that sides with Pacific NorthWest LNG’s contention that its project won’t ruin an ecologically sensitive... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Data retention: Document reveals agencies seeking warrant-free access to telco dataA document released under freedom of information legislation has revealed the b
Data retention: Document reveals agencies seeking warrant-free access to telco data
Computer World Australia / Posted 23 days ago
A document released under freedom of information legislation has revealed the breadth of federal and state agencies seeking authorisation to access telecommunications data covered by the government’s data retention scheme. The agencies range from... Read more
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Daily News
Three Indian fishermen nabbed for poaching in SL watersNavy personnel assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest three Indian fisher
Three Indian fishermen nabbed for poaching in SL waters
Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
Navy personnel assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest three Indian fishermen along with a fishing trawler poaching in Sri Lankan waters North-West of Karainagar on Saturday. The fishermen were brought to Kankesanthurai and will be handed over... Read more
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Maple Ridge News
Here’s to getting it right in ’16— image credit: Cindy Bouleau has a tree farm on Thornhill. This year, she se
Here’s to getting it right in ’16
Maple Ridge News / Posted 26 days ago
— image credit: Cindy Bouleau has a tree farm on Thornhill. This year, she sent $820 from Christmas tree sales to the Blue Door Youth Outreach Society, a new group formed under the CEED Centre banner. “I wanted to do something for youth this... Read more
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