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Vietnam accuses China of attack on fishermen in South China Sea
Vietnam has accused China of opening fire on a fishing boat in the disputed South China Sea and burning down its cabin, charges denied by Beijing on Tuesday as tensions resurface over sovereignty in the energy-rich waters. ...
- March 27, 2013
Sharks, manta rays win global trade protection
Several shark species and the manta ray won international trade protection on Monday in a move hailed by conservationists as a breakthrough in efforts to save them from being wiped out by over fishing. The deal at a major ...
- March 16, 2013
Effort to revive Galapagos tortoises once thought extinct
Scientists will try to revive two species of giant Galapagos tortoises thought to have been extinct by breeding genetic relatives in captivity, experts leading the effort said. The Galapagos Islands, located 1,000 kilometers ...
- June 21, 2013
Starfish threatens famed coral reefs
A coral-killing starfish has begun infesting a channel of water in the Philippines famed for having some of the most diverse marine life in the world, the government said Friday. The appearance of the crown-of-thorns ...
- June 7, 2013