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Blowing the house down: life on the frontline of extreme weather in the Gambia
A storm took the roof off Binta Bah’s house before torrential rain destroyed her family’s belongings, as poverty combines with the climate crisis to wreak havoc on Africa’s smallest mainland country

Lizzy Davies in Jalambang

26, Nov, 2021 @7:01 AM

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Sales of eco-friendly pet food soar as owners become aware of impact
Number of products in UK containing MSC-certified sustainable seafood has grown by 57% in last five years

Helena Horton

25, Nov, 2021 @1:07 PM

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Atlantic fishing nations agree to ban catches of mako, world’s fastest sharks
Conservationists hail move as ‘critical breakthrough’ to protect endangered shortfin mako, prized for meat, fins and sportfishing

Karen McVeigh

24, Nov, 2021 @6:26 PM

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California’s crabbing season delayed again to protect humpback whales
The move has sparked backlash from the $88m industry even as incidents of whales getting trapped in fishing gear have increased

Gabrielle Canon in Los Angeles

23, Nov, 2021 @10:16 PM

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Toxic waters devastated Pacific Coast fisheries. But who’s to blame?
Union leaders say fossil fuel companies must pay for rising ocean temperatures. Not all boat captains are persuaded

Chris McGreal

20, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Lab lobster: Corsican institute hopes breeding can solve overfishing
Researchers at Stella Mare believe they have cracked the secret of captive breeding – and can save the island’s artisanal fisheries

Peter Yeung

17, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Maine’s lobster fishers caught up in fierce fight with conservationists over entangled whales
Critically endangered North Atlantic right whales are dying in alarming numbers after getting caught in lobster trap ropes

Maya Yang

13, Nov, 2021 @10:17 PM

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Cop26: Oceanographer Sylvia Earle calls for industrial fishing ban on high seas
Ending unsustainable commercial exploitation of the Earth’s ‘blue heart’ is as vital as curbing fossil fuel use, says pioneering biologist

Dan Collyns

10, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Latin American countries join reserves to create vast marine protected area
‘Mega-MPA’ in Pacific will protect migratory turtles, whales and sharks from fishing fleets

Dan Collyns in Lima

02, Nov, 2021 @4:22 PM

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France and UK told: end dispute or you’ll wreck Cop26 summit
Scientists and experts in despair over fishing row, as prime minister declares summit will be ‘world’s moment of truth’

Toby Helm, Fiona Harvey, Peter Walker in Rome & Robin McKie & Daniel Boffey in Brussels

30, Oct, 2021 @9:30 PM

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‘It’s the protests which are giving me hope’: activists descend on Glasgow
Campaigners from around the world are uniting to disrupt the Cop26 conference and put pressure on political leaders

Matthew Taylor

30, Oct, 2021 @8:39 PM

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Boom time for Cape Verde’s sea turtles as conservation pays off
The number of nesting sites on the archipelago has risen dramatically, but global heating sees male population plummet

Annika Hammerschlag

26, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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