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    • African livelihoods at risk as species threatened: IUCN 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (BusinessWorld, September 3, 2010, on page S1/1)
      Millions of Africans may lose a key source of livelihoods as a fifth of freshwater African species are threatened with extinction, the updated Red List of endangered species showed Thursday. Scientists conducting a survey ...
    • Can fish farming in territorial waters feed a hungry world? 

      Hood, Marlowe (Manila Standard, August 16, 2017, on page C4)
      Harvesting fish and shellfish from offshore farms could help provide essential protein to a global population set to expand a third to 10 billion by mid-century, researchers said Monday. Suitable open-sea zones have the ...
    • G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive production: Activists 

      Reuters (Malaya, July 2, 2019, on page B5)
      The world produced about 242 million tons of plastic waste in 2016, according to the World Bank. Some 8 million of that enters the ocean annually, with China and Indonesia being the biggest offenders, a study in the journal ...
    • Global warming threatens jewels of nature and civilization 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (The Manila Times, December 10, 2015, on page A6)
      A warming climate is one of the principal menaces to the dazzling, 2,300-kilometer coral reef system off the coast of northeastern Australia known as the Great Barrier Reef. Home to thousands of species of fish and other ...
    • [ Sacred crocodiles ] 

      Agence France-Presse (AFP) (The Philippine Star, April 6, 2018, on page 18)
      For many Sheedis, the swampy crocodile shrine to Sufi saint Haji Syed Shaikh Sultan - more popularly known as Mangho Pir - is the most potent symbol of their shared African past, as they struggle to uncover the trail that ...