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Activists chase Japanese whalers
A group of anti-whaling activists was on Monday chasing Japan's whaling fleet in the icy waters off Antarctica, as the country's annual Antarctic whale hunt gets underway. The Sea Shepherd organization, which each year ...
- January 7, 2014
Kalayaan mayor urges PH fishers to defy China.
The mayor of Kalayaan town, in the Spratlys, on Friday said he would encourage Filipino fishermen to ignore China’s new rules that require foreign fishermen to seek permission from Chinese regional authorities before ...
- January 11, 2014
Japan defends dolphin hunt after US criticism
A Japanese government spokesman defended an annual dolphin hunt Monday, after U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy tweeted that she was deeply concerned by the inhumanity of the practice. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga ...
- January 22, 2014
Filipinos need not seek China fish permit-palace
Malacañang yesterday said Filipino fishermen need not ask permission from Chinese regional authorities to fish in the high seas and most especially within the Philippines' Exclusive Economic Zone(EEZ). Deputy presidential ...
- January 12, 2014
Peru gets more ocean, Chile keeps fishing grounds
The United Nations' highest court set a maritime boundary between Chile and Peru on Monday that grants Peruvians a bigger piece of the Pacific Ocean while keeping rich coastal fishing grounds in the hands of Chilean industry. ...
- January 29, 2014
A chemical spill left the water for 300,000 people in and around West Virginia's capital city stained blue-green and smelling like licorice, with officials saying Friday it was unclear when it might be safe again for even ...
- January 12, 2014
Sushi chain operator Kiyoshi Kimura appears to have netted a real bargain, taking home a 507 pound (230 kilograms) bluefin tuna for a mere 7.3 million yen (about $73,000), a fraction of the price he paid last year at the ...
- January 6, 2014
Workers haul dead milkfish or 'bangus,' from a fish cage in Taal Lake, Batangas, following a fish kill believed caused by increased sulfur content in the water from the active Taal volcano.
- January 24, 2014
'Water monster' faces extinction
Mexico's salamander-like axolotl may have disappeared from its only known natural habitat in Mexico City's few remaining lakes. It's disturbing news for an admittedly ugly creature, which has a slimy tail, plumage-like ...
- January 30, 2014