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Times of Malta
Slime hits southern bays againMalta, which would take these cages further out at sea, has still not materiali
Slime hits southern bays again
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
Malta, which would take these cages further out at sea, has still not materialised because of appeals filed jointly by the two companies. The Fisheries Department was granted a permit to establish the zone in 2005 but its implementation was del... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Rethink proposal to ban shark fishing, KL urgedto no avail. He said the ministry should reconsider this safeguard in view of
Rethink proposal to ban shark fishing, KL urged
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 3 days ago
to no avail. He said the ministry should reconsider this safeguard in view of the killings last week, as confirmed by the Fisheries Department. "The SSPA would like to reiterate State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Panglima... Read more
4d
Sabah Daily Express
Mabul sharks likely not from our watersto visitors, mostly visiting China nationals in Sabah," said Pat revealing that
Mabul sharks likely not from our waters
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
to visitors, mostly visiting China nationals in Sabah," said Pat revealing that the photos were taken Monday afternoon. Fisheries Department Director Dr Ahemad Sade also verified the photos were indeed taken on Mabul but denied allegations there... Read more
4d
Daily News
Amaraweera wants woes of fishermen solved at district levelDirectors to solve fishing communities' issues at district level without sendin
Amaraweera wants woes of fishermen solved at district level
Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Directors to solve fishing communities' issues at district level without sending them to the Fisheries Ministry or the Fisheries Department Head Office. Distributing appointment letters among 15 District Assistant Directors of Fisheries, the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Bengal to help women manage fish farming scientificallygroups and empower women, he said. The state Departments of BDiotechnology and
Bengal to help women manage fish farming scientifically
Calcutta News / Posted 5 days ago
groups and empower women, he said. The state Departments of BDiotechnology and Sundarban Affairs will collaborate with the Fisheries Department to frame a proposal in July to enable a co-ordinated effort. "If there is any possibility of developing... Read more
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Mashable
Thai crocodile farm slammed after pictures of tourists on precarious-looking platform go viralhungry crocs circling below them, netizens criticised the farm for negligence.
Thai crocodile farm slammed after pictures of tourists on precarious-looking platform go viral
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
hungry crocs circling below them, netizens criticised the farm for negligence. The overwhelming concern drove the Thai Fisheries Department to act quickly to shut down the farm to investigate it, reportedThe Bangkok Post. Despite the farm... Read more
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The Economic Times
West Bengal set to launch unique fish tourism in Sunderbansbackwater and wide varieties of wild lives especially the Royal Bengal tiger.
West Bengal set to launch unique fish tourism in Sunderbans
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
backwater and wide varieties of wild lives especially the Royal Bengal tiger. In a recent meeting at state secretariat, fisheries department minister Chandranath Sinha, Sundarbans development minister, Manturam Pakhira and Bio-technology... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
World’s dumbest tourist attractionthe beasts from two metal cages while another is used only for breeding them.
World’s dumbest tourist attraction
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
the beasts from two metal cages while another is used only for breeding them. Adisorn Promthep, director-general of the Fisheries Department, suspended the crocodile farming licence for 90 days for officials to check safety. Thailand has the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
World’s dumbest tourist attractionthe beasts from two metal cages while another is used only for breeding them.
World’s dumbest tourist attraction
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
the beasts from two metal cages while another is used only for breeding them. Adisorn Promthep, director-general of the Fisheries Department, suspended the crocodile farming licence for 90 days for officials to check safety. Thailand has the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
World’s dumbest tourist attractionthe beasts from two metal cages while another is used only for breeding them.
World’s dumbest tourist attraction
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 days ago
the beasts from two metal cages while another is used only for breeding them. Adisorn Promthep, director-general of the Fisheries Department, suspended the crocodile farming licence for 90 days for officials to check safety. Thailand has the... Read more
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BC Local News
Conditions good for Okanagan sockeye salmon runfor other species. “It’s good for the salmon,” said Howie Wright, fisheries bi
Conditions good for Okanagan sockeye salmon run
BC Local News / Posted 6 days ago
for other species. “It’s good for the salmon,” said Howie Wright, fisheries biologist with the Okanagan First Nations Fisheries Department. The weather conditions, he explained, are keeping the temperatures a bit lower in the Okanagan River... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Conditions good for Okanagan sockeye salmon runfor other species. “It’s good for the salmon,” said Howie Wright, fisheries bi
Conditions good for Okanagan sockeye salmon run
Penticton Western News / Posted 6 days ago
for other species. “It’s good for the salmon,” said Howie Wright, fisheries biologist with the Okanagan First Nations Fisheries Department. The weather conditions, he explained, are keeping the temperatures a bit lower in the Okanagan River... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Tourist attraction shut down as tourists seen feeding crocodilesthe beasts from two metal cages while another is used only for breeding them.
Tourist attraction shut down as tourists seen feeding crocodiles
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
the beasts from two metal cages while another is used only for breeding them. Adisorn Promthep, director-general of the Fisheries Department, suspended the crocodile farming licence for 90 days for officials to check safety. Thailand has the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Pattaya croc farm licence suspendedalso known as Elephant Kingdom, could cause a risk to people's lives, said Adis
Pattaya croc farm licence suspended
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
also known as Elephant Kingdom, could cause a risk to people's lives, said Adisorn Promthep, director-general of the Fisheries Department. The popular attraction in Bang Lamungh district is owned by Utairatch Crocodile Farm & Zoo Co, whose... Read more
8d
asianage
Fishermen want SIT inquiry on Rs 500 crore scamfish treatment centres at Sassoon Docks, all these have remained just on paper.
Fishermen want SIT inquiry on Rs 500 crore scam
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
fish treatment centres at Sassoon Docks, all these have remained just on paper. The fishermen have now approached fisheries department to launch an inquiry and take legal action against the organisations responsible. Talking about his... Read more
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The Star
Body of Thai national found floating in Kuala Kedah’s estuaryKhoikam, 24, from Suratani, Thailand was found fully clothed by the Malaysian M
Body of Thai national found floating in Kuala Kedah’s estuary
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
Khoikam, 24, from Suratani, Thailand was found fully clothed by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) patrol. “The body has been brought to the Kuala Kedah Fisheries Department to be handed over to the police for f... Read more
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The Hindu
Fishermen put their lives on line for a good catchsection of fishermen. Some fishermen suffer injuries in stone pelting, but they
Fishermen put their lives on line for a good catch
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
section of fishermen. Some fishermen suffer injuries in stone pelting, but they do not lodge a complaint with police or the Fisheries department as they would be questioned about their location in the sea. Matter of life and death They spend about... Read more
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The Hindu
16 more TN fishermen arrestedwere arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near Katchat
16 more TN fishermen arrested
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, the fourth such incident this week, a Fisheries Department official said on Thursday. With this, the number of fishermen arrested for allegedly fishing in Lankan... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 16 Tamil Nadu fishermenwere arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near Katchat
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 16 Tamil Nadu fishermen
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, the fourth such incident this week, a fisheries department official said on Thursday. With this, the number of fishermen arrested for allegedly fishing in Lankan... Read more
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dna
16 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Lankan Navywere arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near Katchat
16 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy
dna / Posted 17 days ago
were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, the fourth such incident this week, a Fisheries Department official said on Thursday With this, the number of fishermen arrested for allegedly fishing in Lankan... Read more
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The Economic Times
16 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navywere arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near Katchat
16 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, the fourth such incident this week, a Fisheries Department official said today. With this, the number of fishermen arrested for allegedly fishing in Lankan... Read more
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The Financial Express
16 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navywere arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near Katchat
16 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy
The Financial Express / Posted 17 days ago
were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, the fourth such incident this week, a Fisheries Department official said today. With this, the number of fishermen arrested for allegedly fishing in Lankan... Read more
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17d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Families of missing deckhands sue over lost trawlerfamilies of Mr Fairley and Mr Carter are suing the Department of Fisheries and
Families of missing deckhands sue over lost trawler
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
families of Mr Fairley and Mr Carter are suing the Department of Fisheries and the Department of Transport. They said the Fisheries Department did not alert authorities that the boat was missing and did not try to contact Returner until at least... Read more
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Times of Malta
Declare fewer fish, get lower quotas: parliamentary secretary's warning to fishermenpartially funded by the EU, will facilitate the unloading of fish and expedite
Declare fewer fish, get lower quotas: parliamentary secretary's warning to fishermen
Times of Malta / Posted 18 days ago
partially funded by the EU, will facilitate the unloading of fish and expedite the process of catch declaration with the fisheries department thanks to new weighing scales and IT system. The base also includes a small cold room to store any... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Ho, ho, ho in Hout Bay: Harbour master clamps down on 'brothel' shipstakeholder meeting. Ferry owner Ken Evans said: "My opinion of the harbour ma
Ho, ho, ho in Hout Bay: Harbour master clamps down on 'brothel' ship
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 18 days ago
stakeholder meeting. Ferry owner Ken Evans said: "My opinion of the harbour master is positive. She needs back-up from the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries." Department spokesman Palesa Mokomele confirmed Seni's appointment, which... Read more
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The Advocate
'They don’t care about the citizens — period:' False River drawdown plan irks residentsRoad — to prevent additional water flow from feeding into the lake from adjoini
'They don’t care about the citizens — period:' False River drawdown plan irks residents
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
Road — to prevent additional water flow from feeding into the lake from adjoining tributaries. This year, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has given the parish its blessing to lower the lake’s water level by up to 6 feet.... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fears powerful boats damaging sacred sites on NT riverthey're everywhere, they're on the weeds and on the river [but] they can't be e
Fears powerful boats damaging sacred sites on NT river
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 days ago
they're everywhere, they're on the weeds and on the river [but] they can't be everywhere we don't have enough people." The Fisheries Department said a full report on the likely scale of risk posed by boat traffic was due at the end of the dry... Read more
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The Advocate
'They don’t care about the citizens — period:' False River drawdown plan irks residents who cite damage to propertyRoad — to prevent additional water flow from feeding into the lake from adjoini
'They don’t care about the citizens — period:' False River drawdown plan irks residents who cite damage to property
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
Road — to prevent additional water flow from feeding into the lake from adjoining tributaries. This year, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has given the parish its blessing to lower the lake’s water level by up to 6 feet.... Read more
3 related stories
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The Advocate
'They don’t care about the citizens — period:' False River drawdown plan irks residents who cite damage to propertyRoad — to prevent additional water flow from feeding into the lake from adjoini
'They don’t care about the citizens — period:' False River drawdown plan irks residents who cite damage to property
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
Road — to prevent additional water flow from feeding into the lake from adjoining tributaries. This year, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has given the parish its blessing to lower the lake’s water level by up to 6 feet.... Read more
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The Advocate
False River drawdown plan irks residents who cite damage to propertyRoad — to prevent additional water flow from feeding into the lake from adjoini
False River drawdown plan irks residents who cite damage to property
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
Road — to prevent additional water flow from feeding into the lake from adjoining tributaries. This year, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has given the parish its blessing to lower the lake’s water level by up to 6 feet.... Read more
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The Hindu
Sea erosion continues to rattle residentsover the crisis. Similarly, they have not received the benefits of the free rat
Sea erosion continues to rattle residents
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
over the crisis. Similarly, they have not received the benefits of the free rationing scheme, which was announced by the Fisheries Department. “At least Rs.12 lakh is required to repair the 10 houses that were partly damaged in the recent sea... Read more
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Perth Now
Shark attack victim was loving mumBay beach, near Mandurah, on Tuesday. The 29-year-old FIFO worker, lost his ri
Shark attack victim was loving mum
Perth Now / Posted 21 days ago
Bay beach, near Mandurah, on Tuesday. The 29-year-old FIFO worker, lost his right leg in the attack. The following day the Fisheries Department caught and killed a great white shark in the area. Sea Shepherd national shark campaign co-ordinator... Read more
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Perth Now
Support low for Perth shark kills: survey(5 per cent) or redeploying baited drum lines (6 per cent). After the attack o
Support low for Perth shark kills: survey
Perth Now / Posted 21 days ago
(5 per cent) or redeploying baited drum lines (6 per cent). After the attack on Mandurah surfer Ben Gerring last month, Fisheries Department officers deployed baited drum lines and caught and destroyed a 4.2m great white shark which may have... Read more
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23d
Eye Witness News
Chinese vessels paid R2m in fines before releasean additional R50,000 each for not complying with the orders of a Fisheries con
Chinese vessels paid R2m in fines before release
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 days ago
an additional R50,000 each for not complying with the orders of a Fisheries control officer. In a statement issued by the fisheries department, the South African Maritime Safety Authority (Samsa) and the Defence Force, the three were also "found... Read more
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23d
The Hindu
IT Minister loses AIADMK district secretary postthe SP to call on him, official sources said. In a recent review meeting, Dr.
IT Minister loses AIADMK district secretary post
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
the SP to call on him, official sources said. In a recent review meeting, Dr. Manikandan humiliated a senior official of Fisheries Department, official sources said. In the present shake-up, Ms. Jayalalithaa has appointed former district... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Fishery closures suggested in federal proposals to save West Coast killer whalesgrowth rate means that the time frame for recovery will be more than one genera
Fishery closures suggested in federal proposals to save West Coast killer whales
The Globe and Mail / Posted 25 days ago
growth rate means that the time frame for recovery will be more than one generation.” A team of experts from the federal Fisheries Department, Parks Canada, the Vancouver Aquarium and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration in... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Local MLAs weigh in on Englishman River loggingHe said a number of agencies can inspect and audit their work including the min
Local MLAs weigh in on Englishman River logging
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 25 days ago
He said a number of agencies can inspect and audit their work including the ministries of environment and forests, federal fisheries department, WorkSafe and health authorities interested in drinking water. The regulations prohibit cutting within... Read more
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BC Local News
Local MLAs weigh in on Englishman River loggingHe said a number of agencies can inspect and audit their work including the min
Local MLAs weigh in on Englishman River logging
BC Local News / Posted 25 days ago
He said a number of agencies can inspect and audit their work including the ministries of environment and forests, federal fisheries department, WorkSafe and health authorities interested in drinking water. The regulations prohibit cutting within... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Verdict: Eddie Obeid found guilty of misconduct in public officehad a good working relationship and had met when Mr Obeid was fisheries ministe
Verdict: Eddie Obeid found guilty of misconduct in public office
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
had a good working relationship and had met when Mr Obeid was fisheries minister and Mr Dunn the director-general of the fisheries department. There is no set maximum jail term in NSW for the criminal offence of misconduct in public office,... Read more
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27d
The Border Mail
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warnsfriendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries ministe
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warns
The Border Mail / Posted 27 days ago
friendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries minister and the latter was director-general of the fisheries department. The Crown has alleged Mr Dunn, who is not accused of any wrongdoing, was "primed" to do what Mr Obeid... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warnsfriendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries ministe
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warns
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 27 days ago
friendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries minister and the latter was director-general of the fisheries department. The Crown has alleged Mr Dunn, who is not accused of any wrongdoing, was "primed" to do what Mr Obeid... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warnsfriendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries ministe
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warns
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 27 days ago
friendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries minister and the latter was director-general of the fisheries department. The Crown has alleged Mr Dunn, who is not accused of any wrongdoing, was "primed" to do what Mr Obeid... Read more
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27d
The Young Witness
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warnsfriendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries ministe
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warns
The Young Witness / Posted 27 days ago
friendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries minister and the latter was director-general of the fisheries department. The Crown has alleged Mr Dunn, who is not accused of any wrongdoing, was "primed" to do what Mr Obeid... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warnsfriendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries ministe
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warns
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 27 days ago
friendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries minister and the latter was director-general of the fisheries department. The Crown has alleged Mr Dunn, who is not accused of any wrongdoing, was "primed" to do what Mr Obeid... Read more
46 related stories
27d
Western Advocate
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warnsfriendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries ministe
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warns
Western Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
friendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries minister and the latter was director-general of the fisheries department. The Crown has alleged Mr Dunn, who is not accused of any wrongdoing, was "primed" to do what Mr Obeid... Read more
46 related stories
27d
Daily Liberal
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warnsfriendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries ministe
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warns
Daily Liberal / Posted 27 days ago
friendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries minister and the latter was director-general of the fisheries department. The Crown has alleged Mr Dunn, who is not accused of any wrongdoing, was "primed" to do what Mr Obeid... Read more
46 related stories
27d
The Border Mail
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warnsfriendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries ministe
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warns
The Border Mail / Posted 27 days ago
friendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries minister and the latter was director-general of the fisheries department. The Crown has alleged Mr Dunn, who is not accused of any wrongdoing, was "primed" to do what Mr Obeid... Read more
46 related stories
27d
Illawarra Mercury
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warnsfriendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries ministe
Eddie Obeid has 'much to lose' from trial but sympathy should not guide jury, judge warns
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 27 days ago
friendly working relationship and had met when the former was fisheries minister and the latter was director-general of the fisheries department. The Crown has alleged Mr Dunn, who is not accused of any wrongdoing, was "primed" to do what Mr Obeid... Read more
46 related stories
27d
The Globe and Mail
Researchers say getting federal data on fish stocks is a challengestocks when we have an entire department that their mandate is to manage our fi
Researchers say getting federal data on fish stocks is a challenge
The Globe and Mail / Posted 27 days ago
stocks when we have an entire department that their mandate is to manage our fish stocks.” She says dealing with Canada’s fisheries department requires “kind of like being a detective.” “We take the recommendations of the Oceana report... Read more
27d
Decclan Chronicle
Tilapia threatens local fishfrom Tilapia; it is common to rivers and tanks in the state where aquaculture i
Tilapia threatens local fish
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
from Tilapia; it is common to rivers and tanks in the state where aquaculture is practised. A study conducted by the fisheries department of Telangana that analysed fish catch over two years from 15 sampling stations on the Krishna river... Read more
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