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Five more people arrested in Brazil over murders of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira
Suspect already in custody is likely leader of illegal fishing mafia based in Amazon region, police say

Andrew Downie

06, Aug, 2022 @7:34 PM

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The Guardian view on fishing: marine protection should mean what it says | Editorial
Editorial: By allowing destructive dredging and bottom-trawling, ministers are undermining wider efforts to protect the oceans


31, Jul, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Offshore fish farms: a new wave of food production … or the ‘wild west’ of ocean pollution?
Deep-sea aquaculture is proliferating around the planet, promising to ‘feed the world’. Yet many fear the harm this new frontier could wreak on marine life

Ashifa Kassam

20, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Crab invasion: alien species goes from pest to profit – a photo essay
Over the past decade, Tunisian fishing communities have been plagued by an invasive species of crab known for its destructive nature. So they got creative

Rossella Santosuosso

15, Jul, 2022 @7:06 AM

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European parliament votes to ban ‘fly shooting’ fishing in part of Channel
Campaigners hail step towards end of practice in French territorial waters that has had ‘devastating’ effect on local fishers

Karen McVeigh

14, Jul, 2022 @5:30 AM

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‘Eight arms pulling you down’: octopus boom prompts joy and unease in Cornwall
Conservationists say biggest number of sightings in over 70 years is a cause for celebration – but local fishers are not so sure

Elle Hunt

01, Jul, 2022 @9:30 AM

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‘Talk with us, not for us’: fishing communities accuse UN of ignoring their voices
Developing countries’ delegates at UN conference seek recognition of small fisheries’ role in protecting oceans and fighting hunger

Karen McVeigh in Lisbon

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Our only livelihood’: Zimbabwean fishing communities fear for future as stocks dwindle
The country’s first women’s fishing co-operative has made a good living on Lake Kariba for a decade, but global heating, overfishing and lower rainfall now mean that catches are becoming increasingly sparse

Nyasha Chingono in Binga

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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UN head declares ‘ocean emergency’ as global leaders gather in Lisbon
António Guterres says the world must turn the tide of rising sea levels, ocean heating, acidification and plastics pollution

Karen McVeigh in Lisbon

27, Jun, 2022 @2:35 PM

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Oyster and kelp farmers join calls to future-proof NSW south coast’s blue economy
Experts warn the region’s marine environment is undergoing a ‘dynamic state of change’ due to climate warming, freshwater runoff and storms

Elizabeth Walton

26, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Breeding at age 73: new details of endangered orange roughy’s life cycle prompt calls to limit fishing
Australian fisheries management says there are regional differences and new data only applies to population in New Zealand

Lisa Cox

24, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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First WTO deal on fishing subsidies hailed as historic despite ‘big holes’
Environment groups welcome long-awaited deal to curb harmful subsidies but say key measures to curb overfishing were dropped

Karen McVeigh

21, Jun, 2022 @11:58 AM

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