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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 9 hours 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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Jersey Evening Post
Dolphin strays into the Harbour « Jersey Evening PostA STRAY dolphin was spotted swimming in the Harbour on Friday, prompting a co-o
Dolphin strays into the Harbour « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 15 hours ago
A STRAY dolphin was spotted swimming in the Harbour on Friday, prompting a co-ordinated response from animal welfare groups. The British Divers Marine Life Rescue unit, New Era vet John Hamilton and staff from the States Fisheries Department spent... Read more
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New Kerala
Gujarat team to get back fishing boats from PakistanAhmedabad, Feb 4 : A team from Gujarat is likely to leave for Pakistan next wee
Gujarat team to get back fishing boats from Pakistan
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Ahmedabad, Feb 4 : A team from Gujarat is likely to leave for Pakistan next week to facilitate the bringing back of 22 Indian fishing boats intercepted and captured by its marine security agency. The Pakistan government has recently announced the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
A new Shenzhen? Poor Pakistan fishing town's horror at Chinese plansYet local officials dream of a future where Gwadar becomes a second Shenzhen, t
A new Shenzhen? Poor Pakistan fishing town's horror at Chinese plans
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
Yet local officials dream of a future where Gwadar becomes a second Shenzhen, the Chinese trade hub bordering Hong Kong. Visitors are told that with Chinese investment the small settlement will become a major node of world commerce boasting car... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Drones, dogs and DNA the latest weapons against invasive speciesField technicians on the hunt for invasive species used to go on foot, by canoe
Drones, dogs and DNA the latest weapons against invasive species
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Field technicians on the hunt for invasive species used to go on foot, by canoe or relied on satellite photographs taken from outer space. But an ecologist who dispatched a drone to detect invaders in a British Columbia wildlife area is now... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Volunteers needed for 2016 derelict trap cleanupBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Volunteers are needed to help the state wildlife and fi
Volunteers needed for 2016 derelict trap cleanup
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Volunteers are needed to help the state wildlife and fisheries department clean up and remove abandoned crab traps. The state, in a news release Monday, said the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is teaming up with the... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Operation Game Thief issues nearly $17,000 in rewards in 2015Louisiana Operation Game Thief, Inc., a Louisiana wildlife crime-stoppers progr
Operation Game Thief issues nearly $17,000 in rewards in 2015
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 4 days ago
Louisiana Operation Game Thief, Inc., a Louisiana wildlife crime-stoppers program, awarded $16,800 to diligent citizens statewide in 2015. The administrative board for the program reviewed a total of 43 cases in 2015. A total of 72 subjects were... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Move on fresh seafoodKota Kinabalu: All fresh and live seafood from Sabah can no longer be exported,
Move on fresh seafood
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
Kota Kinabalu: All fresh and live seafood from Sabah can no longer be exported, including to Sarawak and the peninsula, with immediate effect. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Yahya Hussin in making the announcement said the State Government had... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Operation Game Thief issues nearly $17,000 in rewards in 2015Louisiana Operation Game Thief, Inc., a Louisiana wildlife crime-stoppers progr
Operation Game Thief issues nearly $17,000 in rewards in 2015
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 days ago
Louisiana Operation Game Thief, Inc., a Louisiana wildlife crime-stoppers program, awarded $16,800 to diligent citizens statewide in 2015. The administrative board for the program reviewed a total of 43 cases in 2015. A total of 72 subjects were... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Operation Game Thief issues nearly $17,000 in rewards in 2015Louisiana Operation Game Thief, Inc., a Louisiana wildlife crime-stoppers progr
Operation Game Thief issues nearly $17,000 in rewards in 2015
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
Louisiana Operation Game Thief, Inc., a Louisiana wildlife crime-stoppers program, awarded $16,800 to diligent citizens statewide in 2015. The administrative board for the program reviewed a total of 43 cases in 2015. A total of 72 subjects were... Read more
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BruDirect.com
MPRT Focussed on Increasing Production, Productivity of Primary Resources & Tourism IndustriesThis was stated by the Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism, Yang Berhorma
MPRT Focussed on Increasing Production, Productivity of Primary Resources & Tourism Industries
BruDirect.com / Posted 5 days ago
This was stated by the Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism, Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Awang Haji Ali bin Haji Apong, during at a dialogue session with members of the Legislative Council held at the ministry yesterday. The new strategic plan... Read more
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Daily News
Sri Lankan Navy arrests nine Indian fishermenNine Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested while fishing off the Sri Lanka, a top
Sri Lankan Navy arrests nine Indian fishermen
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Nine Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested while fishing off the Sri Lanka, a top Indian fisheries department official said on Sunday. In a separate incident, 50 nets were damaged allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy when Indian fishermen were fishing near... Read more
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The Hindu
Sri Lankan Navy arrests nine Indian fishermenIn a separate incident, nets of Indian fishermen were allegedly damaged by the
Sri Lankan Navy arrests nine Indian fishermen
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
In a separate incident, nets of Indian fishermen were allegedly damaged by the Sri Lankan Navy near Katchatheevu. Nine Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested while fishing off the Sri Lanka, a top fisheries department official said on Sunday. In a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Besigye Promises to Revamp Fisheries SectorKalangala — FDC presidential candidate Kizza Besigye has promised to overhaul t
Besigye Promises to Revamp Fisheries Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Kalangala — FDC presidential candidate Kizza Besigye has promised to overhaul the fisheries department by vetting the current staff and recruiting new ones. Addressing a rally at Kitobo Landing Site in Bufumira Sub-county Kalangala District during... Read more
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The Advocate
DOTD chief calls pay hikes approved by predecessor 'fiscally irresponsible'Louisiana’s highway chief said Tuesday morning pay raises approved by his prede
DOTD chief calls pay hikes approved by predecessor 'fiscally irresponsible'
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Louisiana’s highway chief said Tuesday morning pay raises approved by his predecessor just before she left office were “fiscally irresponsible” in the midst of a state budget crisis. Shawn Wilson, who is secretary for the state Department of... Read more
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New Kerala
Myanmar to begin dolphin survey next monthNay Pyi Taw, Jan 25 : Myanmar Wildlife Conservation Society will begin its annu
Myanmar to begin dolphin survey next month
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Nay Pyi Taw, Jan 25 : Myanmar Wildlife Conservation Society will begin its annual survey of the Irrawaddy River dolphin on February 5, said the society on Monday. The 10-day-long survey will be conducted along the Irrawaddy River between Mandalay,... Read more
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The Hindu
Maharashtra’s coastal security still porousPolice cannot identify whether the fishermen returning to shore are the ones wh
Maharashtra’s coastal security still porous
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
Police cannot identify whether the fishermen returning to shore are the ones who had sailed off More than seven years after the 26/11 terror attacks, coastal security remains inadequate with the government unable to deploy sea wardens and monitor... 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 13 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 14 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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Daily News
57 fishermen return home from Sri LankaFifty-seven Tamil Nadu fishermen who were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy and s
57 fishermen return home from Sri Lanka
Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
Fifty-seven Tamil Nadu fishermen who were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy and subsequently freed reached Karaikal, Tamil Nadu on Thursday. The fishermen were handed over to the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) by the Sri Lankan government and were brought... Read more
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BVI Beacon
Are VI tourists safe?More than 700,000 tourists visited the territory in 2015, but a few of them did
Are VI tourists safe?
BVI Beacon / Posted 18 days ago
More than 700,000 tourists visited the territory in 2015, but a few of them didn’t get home alive. Dana Husereau, 53, of Connecticut, and Mary Kettner, 67, of Wisconsin, were killed when a tour bus full of cruise ship passengers crashed on Cane... 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 19 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 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrestedThree fishermen from Nagapattinam District in Tamil Nadu were arrested by the S
Three Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested
Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
Three fishermen from Nagapattinam District in Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy off Nedutheevu for allegedly crossing the International Martime Boundary Line. "The three fishermen of Kottaipattinam in Nagapattiman district were... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Sabah tops with 24Kota Kinabalu: Sabah emerged as the best state in Malaysia with the highest num
Sabah tops with 24
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 22 days ago
Kota Kinabalu: Sabah emerged as the best state in Malaysia with the highest number of state government departments, agencies and ministry issued with the excellent four-star rating for their Accountability Index (AI) by the National Audit Department... Read more
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redOrbit
Forty-five whales die after becoming beached in IndiaJanuary 13, 2016 by Chuck Bednar Dozens of short-finned pilot whales have was
Forty-five whales die after becoming beached in India
redOrbit / Posted 23 days ago
January 13, 2016 by Chuck Bednar Dozens of short-finned pilot whales have washed ashore in southern India, and while 36 of the disoriented creatures have been rescued and taken back to sea,... Read more
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Daily Liberal
What lies beneath: Bull sharks lurk in numbersGET used to seeing bull sharks caught in the Hastings River because they are lu
What lies beneath: Bull sharks lurk in numbers
Daily Liberal / Posted 24 days ago
GET used to seeing bull sharks caught in the Hastings River because they are lurking beneath the surface in large numbers. Solid catch: Anthony Micallef with the bull shark he and son Chris reeled in on Saturday night. A DPI spokeswoman said the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
What lies beneath: Bull sharks lurk in numbersGET used to seeing bull sharks caught in the Hastings River because they are lu
What lies beneath: Bull sharks lurk in numbers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 24 days ago
GET used to seeing bull sharks caught in the Hastings River because they are lurking beneath the surface in large numbers. Solid catch: Anthony Micallef with the bull shark he and son Chris reeled in on Saturday night. A DPI spokeswoman said the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
What lies beneath: Bull sharks lurk in numbersGET used to seeing bull sharks caught in the Hastings River because they are lu
What lies beneath: Bull sharks lurk in numbers
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 24 days ago
GET used to seeing bull sharks caught in the Hastings River because they are lurking beneath the surface in large numbers. Solid catch: Anthony Micallef with the bull shark he and son Chris reeled in on Saturday night. A DPI spokeswoman said the... Read more
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The Young Witness
What lies beneath: Bull sharks lurk in numbersGET used to seeing bull sharks caught in the Hastings River because they are lu
What lies beneath: Bull sharks lurk in numbers
The Young Witness / Posted 24 days ago
GET used to seeing bull sharks caught in the Hastings River because they are lurking beneath the surface in large numbers. Solid catch: Anthony Micallef with the bull shark he and son Chris reeled in on Saturday night. A DPI spokeswoman said the... Read more
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Western Advocate
What lies beneath: Bull sharks lurk in numbersGET used to seeing bull sharks caught in the Hastings River because they are lu
What lies beneath: Bull sharks lurk in numbers
Western Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
GET used to seeing bull sharks caught in the Hastings River because they are lurking beneath the surface in large numbers. Solid catch: Anthony Micallef with the bull shark he and son Chris reeled in on Saturday night. A DPI spokeswoman said the... Read more
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New Kerala
A 'whale' of a problem on Tamil Nadu's coast, 45 mammals dieChennai, Jan 12 : It was a whale of a problem on Tuesday for officials to save
A 'whale' of a problem on Tamil Nadu's coast, 45 mammals die
New Kerala / Posted 24 days ago
Chennai, Jan 12 : It was a whale of a problem on Tuesday for officials to save 81 short finned pilot whales that beached near a village in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin district but they only managed to help less than half survive. "Eighty one whales were... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
PM sets seal on fishing rulesDeputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon, in charge of the crackdown on illegal f
PM sets seal on fishing rules
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 25 days ago
Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon, in charge of the crackdown on illegal fishing, convinced the cabinet Tuesday to approve a list of government efforts which he will present to European Union officials next week. (Photo by Thanarak... Read more
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Calcutta News
50 Pilot Whales Stranded on Indian Beach Officials in India say at least 50 pilot whales stranded themselves near the
50 Pilot Whales Stranded on Indian Beach
Calcutta News / Posted 25 days ago
Officials in India say at least 50 pilot whales stranded themselves near the port city of Tuticorin on India's southern coast. A Tamil Nadu state government official said Tuesday that the short-finned pilot... Read more
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New Kerala
A 'whale' of a problem on Tamil NaduA's coast, 45 mammals dieChennai, Jan 12 : It was a whale of a problem on Tuesday for officials to save
A 'whale' of a problem on Tamil NaduA's coast, 45 mammals die
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
Chennai, Jan 12 : It was a whale of a problem on Tuesday for officials to save 81 short finned whales that beached near a village in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin district but they only managed to help less than half survive. "Eighty one whales were... Read more
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New Kerala
A 'whale' of a problem on Tamil Nadu's coastChennai, Jan 12 : It was a whale of a problem on Tuesday for officials to save
A 'whale' of a problem on Tamil Nadu's coast
New Kerala / Posted 25 days ago
Chennai, Jan 12 : It was a whale of a problem on Tuesday for officials to save 81 short finned whales that beached near a village in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin district but only managed to help less than half survive. "Eighty one whales were beached. We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cunene - Over 300,000 Tons of Fish CaughtOndjiva — At least 313,274 tons of fish were caught last year by the fishermen
Cunene - Over 300,000 Tons of Fish Caught
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
Ondjiva — At least 313,274 tons of fish were caught last year by the fishermen associations from the municipalities of Ombadja, Cahama and Cuvelai, southern Cunene province. The information was released Monday in Ondjiva by the director of Cunene... Read more
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Business Standard India
Carcasses of 30 baleen whales found washed ashoreEfforts are on to push the stranded sea mammals into deep waters even as a team
Carcasses of 30 baleen whales found washed ashore
Business Standard India / Posted 25 days ago
Efforts are on to push the stranded sea mammals into deep waters even as a team of top officials of the fisheries department have rushed to the spot to conduct a probe. "This is an unusual thing...An unusual mortality incident, we have to find out... Read more
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International Business Times
India: 400 fin whales beached on Tuticorin coast As many as 400 small-fin whales have washed ashore in the coastal city of Tutic
India: 400 fin whales beached on Tuticorin coast
International Business Times / Posted 25 days ago
As many as 400 small-fin whales have washed ashore in the coastal city of Tuticorin, in southern India. Perplexed marine experts and government authorities have rushed to the spot to investigate the cause of the incident. Nearly 25 of them have died... Read more
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The Hindu
12 senior IAS officers transferred and given new postsIn the latest shuffle by the State government, a total of 12 senior IAS officer
12 senior IAS officers transferred and given new posts
The Hindu / Posted 27 days ago
In the latest shuffle by the State government, a total of 12 senior IAS officers were transferred and given new posts on Saturday. While Mission Director of State Rural Health Mission Shambhu Kallolikar was transferred and posted as Commissioner of... Read more
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Perth Now
More sharks as fur seal population soarsShark cage divers have seen more great white sharks because of a rise in seal c
More sharks as fur seal population soars
Perth Now / Posted 28 days ago
Shark cage divers have seen more great white sharks because of a rise in seal colony populations. File image A BIG increase in fur seals has prompted a jump in the number of great white sharks that are congregating near seal colonies, say shark cage... Read more
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News.com.au
Rise in fur seals has resulted in more great white sharks off Australian coastShark cage divers have seen more great white sharks because of a rise in seal c
Rise in fur seals has resulted in more great white sharks off Australian coast
News.com.au / Posted 28 days ago
Shark cage divers have seen more great white sharks because of a rise in seal colony populations. File image A BIG increase in fur seals has prompted a jump in the number of great white sharks that are congregating near seal colonies, say shark cage... Read more

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