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While the discovery was welcomed, marine biologists warned that the biodiversity of the area was under threat.
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Sunken statues have been used in various coastal locations by environmentalists to revive a dwindling marine population. But this is the impassioned project of one fisherman.
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Global shark populations are declining rapidly with overfishing driving them towards extinction.
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A Spanish trawler sank off the coast of Canada last week due to engine failure, the owner said. It left 21 sailors dead or missing.
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The video from the Sea Shepherd NGO shows tens of thousands of dead fish floating on the surface of the Atlantic Ocean.
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Bleached coral reefs can still provide millions with nutritious food
Despite the devastating natural consequences, the fish that live on bleached coral reefs are still full of essential vitamins and minerals.
A sand shark released from a fisherman's hook
A fisherman caught a sand shark on his fishing line in Hatay, Turkey. Unable to remove the hook from the fish's mouth, he pulled the animal to the shore with his boat.
Are the UK government's fishing licences illegal?
Conservation charity Oceana is calling for stronger restrictions in Marine Protected Areas.
Paris to ask EU to begin legal action against UK over fishing licences
Under the Brexit trade deal concluded just before Christmas 2020, EU fishing boats can continue to fish in British waters if they obtain a licence.
UK grants 23 additional fishing licences to French vessels
The UK granted 23 additional licences to French fishing vessels, while France has said it's waiting for around 100 licences.
France threatens litigation if UK does not settle fishing licence row
The application still pending are for access to the sensitive 6-12 nautical mile zone.
Game of Trawls: Smart nets could save millions of fish
French oceanographic institution Ifremer is testing smart trawls to avoid unnecessary catches.
Bottom trawling is rife in Spain’s waters, new report shows
The protected status of Spain’s coastal waters is "a mirage" for endangered turtles and other species, say ocean campaigners.
Post-Brexit fishing: Guernsey grants over 40 licences for French boats
Paris has welcomed the Channel island's move but says over 100 claims for French boats to operate off Jersey and the UK are still unresolved.
Meet the Greek fisherman cleaning up the Mediterranean Sea
“I was really shocked to see that the fishermen were collecting in their nets, not only fish but lots of plastic.”
French fishermen block ports and Channel Tunnel over licences row
"It has been eleven months... the patience of professionals has limits. We hope that this warning shot will be heard."
France accuses Jersey of not cooperating over fishing licence row
Paris accuses Jersey of breaking post-Brexit commitments by not giving sufficient licences to French fishermen.
These vitamin-rich ocean plants could be the answer to food shortages
Eating microalgae could be the answer to food shortages, scientists say
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UK-France fishing row talks set to continue in the coming days
Paris and London will continue to discuss the thorny issue of fishing licences "early next week," a UK government spokesperson said Thursday following a bilateral meeting in the French capital.
Macron delays retaliation in France-UK fishing row to allow talks
France is demanding more permits to fish in British waters under the UK-EU trade deal, and had threatened to disrupt trade from Tuesday.
UK 'actively considering' legal action over France fishing row
The war of words between France and the UK over fishing intensified on Saturday.
France fines two British fishing boats amid row with UK
France and the UK are at heads over fishing licenses, with France threatening to impose more customs checks on products coming across the English Channel.