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'They are taking out a generation of tuna': overfishing causes crisis in Philippines

'They are taking out a generation of tuna': overfishing causes crisis in Philippines

Men like Raul Gomez have been catching tuna for 40 years, but as fisheries in the region edge closer to collapse, he spends longer at sea to catch ever smaller tuna Raul Gomez is an old man who fishes
Fishing for business: how Angling Direct tackled the UK high street

Fishing for business: how Angling Direct tackled the UK high street

After a successful market debut and a 56% sales jump, the fishing retailer is rapidly growingKeen angler Darren Bailey left school at 16 in the hope of making money doing something he loved. Thirty
'Scallop wars' escalate as boats ram each other in Channel – video

'Scallop wars' escalate as boats ram each other in Channel – video

British and French fishing boats ram each other in the Channel in a long-running dispute over the rights to shellfish beds. Stones and smoke bombs were also thrown. UK boats are legally allowed to
'Scallop wars': UK offers olive branch as French navy threatens to act

'Scallop wars': UK offers olive branch as French navy threatens to act

No 10 hopes for ‘amicable outcome’ to dispute between UK and French fishing boatsDowning Street has attempted to defuse tensions between British and French fishing industry workers harvesting scallops
UK and French fishermen fail to agree 'scallop wars' deal

UK and French fishermen fail to agree 'scallop wars' deal

French negotiators unhappy with British fishermen’s compensation claims British and French fishermen have failed to finalise a deal to end the “scallop wars” over fishing in the Channel, according to
The Glass Fishing Floats of Japan And Norway

The Glass Fishing Floats of Japan And Norway

Every year, Oregon’s Lincoln City, on the west coast of the United States, organizes a treasure hunt where more than 3,000 handcrafted glass orbs are hidden on public beaches for people to find. The
Off Tanzania, in one of the world’s richest seas, why is the catch getting smaller?

Off Tanzania, in one of the world’s richest seas, why is the catch getting smaller?

In Dar-es-Salaam, local fishermen are being squeezed out by illegal boats with explosives which take much of the catch, killing coral reef and putting an eco-system at riskFishing boat XTK191, known
The Horseback Fishermen of Oostduinkerke

The Horseback Fishermen of Oostduinkerke

On the western end of Belgium’s short coastline, about 20 km east of Dunkirk, France, is a place called Oostduinkerke (meaning “East Dunkirk”), where a handful of fishermen practice an unusual form of
A Teen Survived at Sea for 49 Days in This Rickety, Floating Hut

A Teen Survived at Sea for 49 Days in This Rickety, Floating Hut

Miraculously, ten ships passed by without seeing him before one finally came to the rescue.
Illegal Alien Accused of Murdering Crew Mate on Nantucket Fishing Boat

Illegal Alien Accused of Murdering Crew Mate on Nantucket Fishing Boat

A Mexican national living in the U.S. illegally has been accused of murdering his crewmate Sunday while on a fishing boat off the coast of Massachusetts.
Farming the ocean to save the world

Farming the ocean to save the world

It is estimated that by the year 2050, the human population on earth will grow from seven billion to between 9 and 10 billion people.…
California bans giant ocean fishing nets blamed for killing sea turtles, whales

California bans giant ocean fishing nets blamed for killing sea turtles, whales

Drift gill nets can be 1 mile long, and although they are intended to catch swordfish, they can accidentally kill sea turtles, whales, dolphins and sea lions.
Commercial fishing banned across much of the Arctic

Commercial fishing banned across much of the Arctic

International agreement will protect vast areas of sea that have opened up as the ice melts Commercial fishing will be banned across much of the Arctic under a new agreement signed on Wednesday in
Catch-and-release fishing might actually be doing more harm than good

Catch-and-release fishing might actually be doing more harm than good

Catching fish for food is something that has been done for, well, pretty much since the dawn of mankind, but fishing as a hobby or sport is a relatively recent wrinkle. Sportsmen who fish simply for
Chinese investors are using “opaque” deals to control Ghana’s fishing industry

Chinese investors are using “opaque” deals to control Ghana’s fishing industry

Chinese control is widespread in Ghana’s industrial fishing fleets despite national legislation prohibiting foreign ownership, a new study claims. Operating through “front” Ghanaian companies, over…
From rail safety to Spotify access: the key no-deal Brexit notices

From rail safety to Spotify access: the key no-deal Brexit notices

We look at the areas likely to be most affected by fallout from Britain crashing out of the EUEurostar travel between London, Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam could be disrupted in the event of a no-deal
Pirates of the Med: divers who plunder endangered species from protected waters

Pirates of the Med: divers who plunder endangered species from protected waters

The Calanques national park was targeted by a gang who sold fish to smart restaurants. Now in a landmark case, they will pay ‘environmental damages’Johan Jimenez stood on a cliff, peering through
This YouTuber catches fish with an underwater camera—and the video is striking

This YouTuber catches fish with an underwater camera—and the video is striking

The fish goes for quite a ride. The post This YouTuber catches fish with an underwater camera—and the video is striking appeared first on The Daily Dot.
Drug trafficking at sea is devastating island states, ministers say

Drug trafficking at sea is devastating island states, ministers say

Ministers of island states call for help in tackling organised crime in the fishing industry, which they say is harming both the environment and human rightsMinisters from tiny island states including