Indonesia and US join forces to police the seas | Johnny Langenheim

Johnny Langenheim: A new strategic partnership to improve marine law enforcement and combat illegal fishing in Indonesia builds on existing progress President Joko Widodos plan to establish Indonesia as a global maritime axis took a step forward last week as US ambassador Robert Blake announced a partnership program to help improve marine law enforcement and […]

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Loud orgies of Mexican fish could deafen dolphins, say scientists

Mating call of the Gulf corvina, which is under threat from overfishing, sounds like a really loud machine gun A species of Mexican fish amasses in reproductive orgies so loud they can deafen other ocean animals, frightened scientists have said, calling for preservation of the “spectacle” threatened by overfishing. An individual spawning Gulf corvina, say […]

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El Nino is the responsibility of climate chaos- but California insures an upside

Boomtime for skiing and fishing as the periodical weather phenomenon brings rain and snowfall but Californias drought is far from over, say experts The El Nino climate phenomenon has been blamed for fuelling a spate of recent natural disasters around the world, from flooding in northern England and Paraguay to bushfires in Australia to storms […]

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Climate change will likely wreck their subsistences- but they still don’t buy the science

The small Louisiana town of Cameron could be the first in the US are totally submerged by rising sea levels and yet locals, 90% of whom voted for Trump, still arent persuaded about climate change In 50 years, the region near where I grew up, Cameron Parish in south-west Louisiana, will likely be no more. […]

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Naomi Klein:’ Trump is an idiot, but don’t underestimate how good he is at that’

The US has a president who personifies many of the things Naomi Klein has been advising about for years. She says her new volume had to be written before things got worse The fact that Naomi Klein predicted the forces that explain the rise to power of Donald Trump devotes her no pleasure at all. […]

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Anxieties for world’s rarest penguin as population plummets

Commercial fishing blamed for the accident in numbers of yellow-eyed penguin on a sanctuary island in New Zealand Almost half the breeding population of the world’s most endangered penguin species, the yellow-eyed penguin, has disappeared in one part of New Zealand and preservation groups believe commercial fishing is to blame. The yellow-eyed penguin is endemic […]

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Obama says that urgent action is needed to save elephants from running extinct

Administration has put resources into finding and prosecuting poachers and agreed with China to place reciprocal restrictions on the import of ivory Barack Obama has said that urgent action is needed to save elephants from becoming extinct in the wild, adding that failure to do so would be an unpardonable loss for humanity and the […]

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Rescuers attempt to untangle blue whale trapped in crab nets off California

Alarm created after animal was spotted creating its head out of the water off the coast of Orange county Rescue teams were trying to untangle a blue whale after “its become” snared in crab nets off the coast of California on Monday. The alarm was created after the animal, about 80 ft long( 24 m […]

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Public lands offer the best place for recreation. Speak up and protect them | Land Tawney

Land Tawney, chairwoman of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, explains why the fight for national monuments is a fight sportsmen and women must win Signed into law by Theodore Roosevelt in 1906, the Antiquities Act has been used by 16 chairpeople eight Republicans and eight Democrats to safeguard millions of acres of exceptional public lands and […]

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Yellowstone fish demises: 183 miles of river closed to halt spread of parasite

Ban on all fishing, rafting and other river activities in the US river will remain until fish stop dying, say officials Closures on a 183 -mile stretch of the Yellowstone river and hundreds of miles of other waterways could continue for months while biologists try to prevent the spread of a parasite believed to have […]

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