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BVI Beacon
Nanny Cay expansion back on track after delaysAn excavator and other heavy equipment were back up and running yesterday at th
Nanny Cay expansion back on track after delays
BVI Beacon / Posted 6 hours ago
An excavator and other heavy equipment were back up and running yesterday at the Nanny Cay Resort and Marina, where a $75 million development project has resumed after a six-week delay. Construction began July 9, but it was halted days later due to... Read more
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BVI Beacon
EDITORIAL — Seaweed problem could be here to stayGiven the formidable threat posed by the growing influx of sargassum in Virgin
EDITORIAL — Seaweed problem could be here to stay
BVI Beacon / Posted 6 hours ago
Given the formidable threat posed by the growing influx of sargassum in Virgin Islands waters, the territory should work quickly to devise and implement a coordinated response strategy. The seaweed has always washed ashore in the region, but in the... Read more
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Balita
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 16 Indian fishermen September 2, 2015 6:01 am COLOMBO, Sept. 1 – Sixteen Indian fishermen were a
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 16 Indian fishermen
Balita / Posted yesterday
September 2, 2015 6:01 am COLOMBO, Sept. 1 – Sixteen Indian fishermen were arrested in the sea of northern Sri Lanka on Tuesday after they entered into local waters illegally, a navy official said... Read more
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New Kerala
Sri Lankan navy arrests 16 Indian fishermen Sixteen Indian fishermen were arrested on Tuesday after they illegally entere
Sri Lankan navy arrests 16 Indian fishermen
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Sixteen Indian fishermen were arrested on Tuesday after they illegally entered the waters off northern Sri Lanka, a navy official said. Navy spokesperson Indika Silva told Xinhua that three fishing boats... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They ge
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 days ago
"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They get your blood going." That's what Ronnie Clifton of Petal said about his hobby of alligator hunting. Little did he know he and his partner would break two state records... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They ge
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They get your blood going." That's what Ronnie Clifton of Petal said about his hobby of alligator hunting. Little did he know he and his partner would break two state records... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They ge
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They get your blood going." That's what Ronnie Clifton of Petal said about his hobby of alligator hunting. Little did he know he and his partner would break two state records... Read more
19 related stories
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They ge
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 2 days ago
"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They get your blood going." That's what Ronnie Clifton of Petal said about his hobby of alligator hunting. Little did he know he and his partner would break two state records... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They ge
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 3 days ago
"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They get your blood going." That's what Ronnie Clifton of Petal said about his hobby of alligator hunting. Little did he know he and his partner would break two state records... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They ge
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They get your blood going." That's what Ronnie Clifton of Petal said about his hobby of alligator hunting. Little did he know he and his partner would break two state records... Read more
19 related stories
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FOX Carolina
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They ge
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator
FOX Carolina / Posted 3 days ago
"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They get your blood going." That's what Ronnie Clifton of Petal said about his hobby of alligator hunting. Little did he know he and his partner would break two state records... Read more
19 related stories
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They ge
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They get your blood going." That's what Ronnie Clifton of Petal said about his hobby of alligator hunting. Little did he know he and his partner would break two state records... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They ge
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 3 days ago
"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They get your blood going." That's what Ronnie Clifton of Petal said about his hobby of alligator hunting. Little did he know he and his partner would break two state records... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They ge
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 3 days ago
"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They get your blood going." That's what Ronnie Clifton of Petal said about his hobby of alligator hunting. Little did he know he and his partner would break two state records... Read more
19 related stories
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They ge
Mississippi men hook record-breaking gator
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
"If people tell you they aren't scared of an alligator, they should be. They get your blood going." That's what Ronnie Clifton of Petal said about his hobby of alligator hunting. Little did he know he and his partner would break two state records... Read more
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iol.co.za
Plans for PE fish farm rejected by ministerEnvironment Writer PLANS to build a controversial fish farm 2km offshore of a
Plans for PE fish farm rejected by minister
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Environment Writer PLANS to build a controversial fish farm 2km offshore of a popular tourist beach in Port Elizabeth have been turned down by Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa. The proposal, which had drawn strong opposition from a... Read more
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The Telegraph
Distress sale of prawnHalf-grown tiger prawns being sold in East Midnapore. Picture by Subha Maity T
Distress sale of prawn
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Half-grown tiger prawns being sold in East Midnapore. Picture by Subha Maity Tamluk, Aug. 30: Prawn farmers in East Midnapore are resorting to distress sale of half-matured yields as sweet water intrusion into hectare upon hectare of ponds is... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Victorian Government plans net fishing phase-out for Port Phillip BayVictorian Government plans commercial net fishing phase-out in Port Phillip Bay
Victorian Government plans net fishing phase-out for Port Phillip Bay
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Victorian Government plans commercial net fishing phase-out in Port Phillip Bay, as fifth-generation fishermen contemplate their future "Being a single man, I'd normally just go out and catch a few fish and then come down, put the sign up at our... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hundreds of dolphins killed or injured by nets, research showsTrawler nets killed or injured 500 dolphins in Pilbara in past decade, research
Hundreds of dolphins killed or injured by nets, research shows
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Trawler nets killed or injured 500 dolphins in Pilbara in past decade, research shows About 500 dolphins have been killed or injured in the past decade after being caught in trawler nets off the Pilbara coast, new research has found. Murdoch... Read more
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Queensland Times
Search warrants executed in Kawana Waters Police DivisionKAWANA Waters Police, with the assistance of the Sunshine Coast Tactical Crime
Search warrants executed in Kawana Waters Police Division
Queensland Times / Posted 8 days ago
KAWANA Waters Police, with the assistance of the Sunshine Coast Tactical Crime Squad, Caloundra CIB, Sunshine Coast Property Crime Squad and Sunshine Coast Water Police recently executed a number of search warrants at various addresses in the Kawana... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Herring fishery closure to hurt fisher's incomeWestern Australian commercial fisher condemns herring fishery closure, saying i
Herring fishery closure to hurt fisher's income
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Western Australian commercial fisher condemns herring fishery closure, saying it's based on flawed research Photo: Tony Westerberg of Albany Seafoods questions the accuracy of Department of Fisheries research, which shows a steep decline in herring... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Herring ear bones used to check flagging WA fish stocksHerring ear bones could help solve riddle of flagging fish stocks on WA's south
Herring ear bones used to check flagging WA fish stocks
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Herring ear bones could help solve riddle of flagging fish stocks on WA's south coast Photo: Overfishing is being blamed for a dramatic reduction in herring stocks off the southern WA coast. (Supplied: Shannon Conway) A tiny fish ear bone could... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Terengganu’s fishermen caught between dwindling catch and corruption Published: 23 August 2015 6:59 AM The fishermen on a boat going out to sea o
Terengganu’s fishermen caught between dwindling catch and corruption
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 11 days ago
Published: 23 August 2015 6:59 AM The fishermen on a boat going out to sea off the coast of Marang in Terengganu. Their livelihoods have been impacted in a negative way by various... Read more
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Perth Now
Live tracking of tagged sharks still not on SharkSmart websiteLIVE tracking is still not available on the Barnett Government’s SharkSmart web
Live tracking of tagged sharks still not on SharkSmart website
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
LIVE tracking is still not available on the Barnett Government’s SharkSmart website despite being promised months ago. Fisheries Minister Ken Baston told The Sunday Times that work to “enhance the public safety functionality” of the $200,000 site... Read more
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The Star
Fishing boat seized by robbers found in Thai islandALOR SETAR: A Malaysian fishing vessel which was seized by gun-toting Thai pira
Fishing boat seized by robbers found in Thai island
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
ALOR SETAR: A Malaysian fishing vessel which was seized by gun-toting Thai pirates in the waters off Kedah last Saturday, was found anchored in Taratao Island, Thailand, three days ago. Initial investigations by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement... Read more
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BVI Beacon
EDITORIAL — Reef NPO could do much goodGiven the serious threats facing coral reefs in the territory, we are very plea
EDITORIAL — Reef NPO could do much good
BVI Beacon / Posted 14 days ago
Given the serious threats facing coral reefs in the territory, we are very pleased about the recent re-launch of a non-profit organisation dedicated to protecting them. Since it was originally founded in the 1990s, the Association of Reef Keepers... Read more
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BVI Beacon
Ghut near QEII Park still not cleanedAnyone passing the Queen Elizabeth II Park in Road Town in recent weeks might h
Ghut near QEII Park still not cleaned
BVI Beacon / Posted 14 days ago
Anyone passing the Queen Elizabeth II Park in Road Town in recent weeks might have noticed a foul odour wafting from a garbage-filled ghut nearby. In spite of more than a month of complaints from residents, the area appears not to have been... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Energy East pipeline would stress whales, conservation group warnsA New Brunswick conservation group has released a new report that raises a host
Energy East pipeline would stress whales, conservation group warns
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
A New Brunswick conservation group has released a new report that raises a host of concerns about the impact of the proposed Energy East pipeline on whales and some fisheries in the Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine. In the report released Wednesday on... Read more
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Eye Witness News
WC govt taking National Fisheries Department to court It's believed harbours in the province have been under-resourced, which have
WC govt taking National Fisheries Department to court
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
It's believed harbours in the province have been under-resourced, which have reportedly led to job losses. FILE: FILE: The Western Cape government has accused the department of gross... Read more
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The Telegraph
Fishy: 'clean' pond turns graveQuintals of dead carp are fished out of the pond in Govindpur, Seraikela-Kharsa
Fishy: 'clean' pond turns grave
The Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
Quintals of dead carp are fished out of the pond in Govindpur, Seraikela-Kharsawan, 35km from Jamshedpur on Tuesday. Telegraph picture In a bizarre first for the state, a 32-acre pond located some 35km from Jamshedpur has allegedly been poisoned,... Read more
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New Kerala
Kerala to procure three marine ambulances at Rs.6 crore A long standing promise made by the Kerala government to the fishing communit
Kerala to procure three marine ambulances at Rs.6 crore
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
A long standing promise made by the Kerala government to the fishing community became a reality on Tuesday as the authorities sanctioned Rs.6 crore to procure three marine ambulances. "These... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Govt to set monthly fishing boat haltsThe 7,000 legally licensed trawlers operating from Thailand will be ordered ash
Govt to set monthly fishing boat halts
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
The 7,000 legally licensed trawlers operating from Thailand will be ordered ashore for five days a month to combat overfishing in the region. (Bangkok Post file photo) Related Stories About 7,000 legal trawlers will be ordered to suspend their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S $50 Million Loan to Scale Up Fish ProductionThis week, my write-up stems from the unfortunate statistics that Zambia, which
U.S $50 Million Loan to Scale Up Fish Production
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
This week, my write-up stems from the unfortunate statistics that Zambia, which owns a great share of water bodies in Southern Africa, imports more than 40,000 tonnes of fish from China per annum. The concern regarding this issue was brought to the... Read more
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Independent
Gruesome video showing whale shark being chopped up alive is condemnedThe video, which was supposedly shot on a wharf in the city of Yangjiang, in Gu
Gruesome video showing whale shark being chopped up alive is condemned
Independent / Posted 20 days ago
The video, which was supposedly shot on a wharf in the city of Yangjiang, in Guangdong province, shows the animal squirming and screaming as the two men carved large slices off it with a long blade. According to CCTV, the Chinese state broadcaster,... Read more
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Penticton Western News
Restoring sockeye leads to new Okanagan businessThe Okanagan Nation Alliance has created a new company, with the single goal of
Restoring sockeye leads to new Okanagan business
Penticton Western News / Posted 20 days ago
The Okanagan Nation Alliance has created a new company, with the single goal of continuing their program of restoring sockeye salmon to Okanagan lakes and rivers. Okanagan Select is producing a line of salmon products, from canned salmon to candied... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Whale watchCampaigners and government agencies are determined to add the mesmerising Bryde
Whale watch
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
Campaigners and government agencies are determined to add the mesmerising Bryde's whale to the conserved species list Creating Awareness As part of the "I'm You" exhibition, which continues until Sunday at Hof Art Space, there's underwater footage... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Dept revokes deep-sea fishing licences of 15 fishermenKUCHING: The state Marine Fisheries Department has revoked the deep-sea fishing
Dept revokes deep-sea fishing licences of 15 fishermen
The Borneo Post / Posted 22 days ago
KUCHING: The state Marine Fisheries Department has revoked the deep-sea fishing licences of 15 fishermen operating from Tanjung Manis for various types of offences committed. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Alfred Jabu said the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Sarawak promising platform for aquaculture projects — DGKUCHING: The Malaysian Fisheries Department has identified Sarawak as a promisi
Sarawak promising platform for aquaculture projects — DG
The Borneo Post / Posted 22 days ago
KUCHING: The Malaysian Fisheries Department has identified Sarawak as a promising platform for aquaculture development projects due to the state’s thriving sea and fresh water resources. Its director-general Datuk Ismail Abu Hassan said among the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Fishing-rights stink clings to top official StevensThe net may be closing on Desmond Stevens, the senior fisheries official who he
Fishing-rights stink clings to top official Stevens
Mail & Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
The net may be closing on Desmond Stevens, the senior fisheries official who headed the disastrous fishing rights allocation process in 2013 (Frap2013). The Hawks have wrapped up a corruption investigation into his role and handed a docket to the... Read more
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The Hindu
Whale shark carcass found beached71 rare whale sharks have been killed off Kakinada beach since 2013 he carcass
Whale shark carcass found beached
The Hindu / Posted 27 days ago
71 rare whale sharks have been killed off Kakinada beach since 2013 he carcass of a whale shark, weighing around a tonne, was found beached on the sea shore near Vakalapudi here in the early hours of Thursday. With this, the number of whale sharks... Read more
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Surfer Mag
Sharks In Western AustraliaYear after year, Western Australia remains at the top of the list for the area
Sharks In Western Australia
Surfer Mag / Posted 28 days ago
Year after year, Western Australia remains at the top of the list for the area with the dealiest shark attacks. Photo: AP Yesterday, a 48-year-old man was bitten on the arm while surfing near Streaky Bay in South Australia. This comes just over a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fishermen's messaging service saves lives, boosts income in east IndiaCHAUMUHANI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fisherman's son and now a fisherman
Fishermen's messaging service saves lives, boosts income in east India
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
CHAUMUHANI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A fisherman's son and now a fisherman himself, Kulamani Tarai knows all too well that while the sea has provided sustenance to his family for generations, it can also be a cruel and deadly place. Every... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fisheries unit chief starts jobPINE BLUFF -- Though Rebecca Lochmann is only the interim director and chairman
Fisheries unit chief starts job
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted a month ago
PINE BLUFF -- Though Rebecca Lochmann is only the interim director and chairman of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff's aquaculture and fisheries department, she's taking on the job with an enthusiasm as if it were hers to keep. UAPB... Read more

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