Rescued sailors make it ashore after five-month ordeal

US women disclose they had to abandon towing endeavor by Taiwanese boat after it caused more damage to their stricken boat Two women from Hawaii who were adrift on a storm-battered sailboat in the Pacific for months set foot on solid ground Monday at a US Naval base in southern Japan. The USS Ashland rescued […]

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Pushing for prohibit on domestic tusk trade spurs feud at international summit

As coalition of countries, including US, push for resolution to end practise, Japan, Namibia, South Africa and Canada raise concerns at Hawaii meeting A resolution to end the domestic trading in ivory has descended into acrimony at a major conservation summit, with a handful of countries, including Japan and South Africa, objecting to the proposed […]

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Women rescued at sea ‘had unused emergency beacon’- US Coast Guard

Authorities also made radio contact with pair in June when they reported being OK and expected to make landfall soon The two Hawaii women who were lost at sea for five months had an emergency beacon aboard their sailboat that was never activated, the US Coast Guard has said. Spokesman Lieutenant Scott Carr said a […]

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Undocumented crews catch U’Ss fancy fish from Hawaii for 70 pennies per hour

Hawaiian seafood Americans buy from high-end stores and restaurants is almost certainly mostly caught by undocumented fishermen working 20 -hour days Hundreds of undocumented humen work in Hawaii on fishing barges, making as little as 70 cents an hour and unable to step on to US soil because they do not have visas, a six-month […]

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Scientists caution US coral reefs are on course to disappear within decades

New Noaa research shows that strict conservation measures in Hawaii have not spared corals from a warming ocean in one of its most prized bays Some of Americas most protected corals have been blighted by bleaching, with scientists warns that US reefs are on course to largely disappear within simply a few decades because of […]

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