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By Peter B Lord Three fishermen -- Phil Ruhle, his son Phil Jr. and his brother James -- visited Seattle last year to be honored by an environmental group for inventing a commercial fishing net that actually helps conserve some fish.
KOTA TINGGI: More than 1,000 coastal fishermen in Teluk Ramunia and Sungai Rengit in Pengerang here will lose their livelihood if Singapore claims the territorial sea and exclusive economic zone (EEZ) around Pedra Branca.
By Laine Welch, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul. 20--Fishermen are seeing red flags as Congress retools the rules that will govern the U.S. Coast Guard through 2012. The USCG Act that was passed by the U.S.
British scientists report that the area around Lundy Island off the coast of Devon has experienced a significant revival in its sea life due to five years without fishing.
Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap Washington, July 16 (Yonhap) - Seven South Korean and 33 other fishermen were rescued in waters off Somalia Wednesday under convoy of a US naval ship, three days after their ship was grounded on a Somali sand beach, South Korea's military attache here said.
Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website on 2 July Roseau, Dominica: Dominica has asked the French to respect its territorial waters and prohibit fishing there as the Caribbean country seeks to make better use of its marine resources.
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. _ Seldom has the lowly carp been greeted with such enthusiasm. Sitting in his wheelchair at Blue Springs Lake Marina, Patrick Connelly watched as his fishing rod suddenly bent. A helper reached over and hit the button on the electric reel, and the fight was on.
By Bill Geroux, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Jun. 18--WACHAPREAGUE -- It's 50 miles from the docks of this Eastern Shore fishing village to the deep-ocean canyons where the big fish swim, and Capt. Frank Large's charter boat guzzles gas all the way.
By Phil Lockley Scallop dredgers and trawlermen may be slung out of Lyme Bay in a matter of days if rumours are true that Fisheries Minister Jonathan Shaw will "give way to the greens".
By Lamont, Eric E Stalter, Richard LAMONT, E. E. (Honorary Research Associate, Institute of Systematic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx. NY 10458) AND R. STALTER (Department of Biological Sciences, St. John's University, Jamaica, NY 11439).
The greater bulldog bat (Noctilio leporinus), also known as the fisherman bat, is native to Latin America. Its range extends from Mexico to northern Argentina, and includes most of the Caribbean Islands. Despite its large range, its distribution is fragmented due to its preferred habitats with an abundance of water. The greater bulldog bat is threatened by deforestation, water pollution, and changing water levels, but with no immediate danger and a large range, the IUCN has placed it as a...
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