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Apex Frozen Foods to invest Rs 90 cr in shrimp unit from IPO proceed 18.8.2017 ET: Food
The company, which is going public on August 22, looks to raise nearly Rs 150 crore by divesting 28% shares with promoters retaining 72%.
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The return of a native New Yorker: whales 18.8.2017 LA Times: Nation

On a gray summer afternoon a double-decker ferry cruised around New York’s Rockaway Peninsula as rain drove down in sheets. Undaunted, the passengers, including 8-year-olds from Brooklyn celebrating a birthday, looked out the windows, hoping to glimpse their quarry.

A voice came over a weak microphone....

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The scent of plastic trash makes fish think it's food, new study finds 17.8.2017 LA Times: Science

If you thought “empty calories” were bad for you, consider this: Plastic is ending up in the bellies of fish and other marine life — and it may not be an accident. A new study finds that anchovies were actually attracted to some kinds of plastic, mistaking it for a tasty meal.

The findings, described...

Remote Alaska fish processing plant damaged by fire 17.8.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote processing plant operated by Seattle-based Peter Pan Seafoods near Alaska’s Aleutian Islands has been heavily damaged by fire. Peter Pan spokesman Dale Schiffler confirms a fire at the Port Moller plant, but declines to provide further details. But Bob Murphy, a state Fish and Game fisheries biologist assigned to […]
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Can We Feed The World With Farmed Fish? 16.8.2017 NPR Health Science
New research suggests there is space on the open ocean to farm essentially all the seafood humans can eat — and then some. But such volumes of fish and shellfish could not be grown without costs.
Thriving aquaculture attracts tribal people from Odisha 12.8.2017 Hindu: National
We earn a fair package of ₹18,000 in three months, they say
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Seattle lawsuit targets federal oversight of shellfish farming 12.8.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

The Center for Food Safety says the Corps violated federal laws when it approved a general permit in January for shellfish operations without fully considering cumulative environmental impacts of shellfish operations across the state.
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Lawsuit targets federal oversight of shellfish farming 12.8.2017 AP Washington
SEATTLE (AP) -- A national food group is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, alleging it is allowing commercial shellfish aquaculture to expand in Washington state without adequate environmental scrutiny....
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10 Lisa fisheries 11.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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Don't pack sunscreen on your next trip to Hawaii. These hotels will make sure you're covered 9.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Before you pack for your next trip to Hawaii, be prepared to leave your favorite sunscreen at home. And don’t worry, your skin won’t fry.

Scientific research shows that oxybenzone – also known as BP-3, contained in many sunscreen lotions, cremes and sprays — is extremely harmful to the state’s...

Hong Kong cleans up 93 tonnes of palm oil; beaches smothered by spill 9.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
HONGKONG-POLLUTION/ (UPDATE 1, PIX, TV):UPDATE 1-Hong Kong cleans up 93 tonnes of palm oil; beaches smothered by spill
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Adrian Grenier Asks You To #StopSucking On Plastic Straws In New Social Media Challenge 9.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2017 : Americans alone use approximately 500 million plastic straws everyday, polluting the ocean and harming sea life. To change the dialogue about the impact of single-use plastics, the Lonely Whale Foundation will debut a new PSA on August 1 encouraging people to #StopSucking on plastic straws.
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Shrimp farms threatening Pichavaram forest 9.8.2017 Hindu: Athletics
More and more canals being dug; farms drawing water from creek and release chemicals, endangering marine life
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Amet varsity enrols youth from fishing community 8.8.2017 BusinessLine - News
Diploma course on fisheries engineering
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Poached eels: US strikes at illegal harvests as value grows 7.8.2017 AP Business
BREWER, Maine (AP) -- Changes in the worldwide fisheries industry have turned live baby American eels into a commodity that can fetch more than $2,000 a pound at the dock, but the big demand and big prices have spawned a black market that wildlife officials say is jeopardizing the species....
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How Midwestern Farmers Could Help Save the Gulf of Mexico 7.8.2017 Mother Jones
This cool technique can save sea creatures and soil—so why aren't more farmers using it?
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As eels grow in value, US government clamps down on poaching 7.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

BREWER, Maine (AP) — Changes in the worldwide sushi industry have turned live baby American eels into a commodity that can fetch more than $2,000 a pound at the dock, but the big demand and big prices have spawned a black market that wildlife officials say is jeopardizing the species. Law enforcement authorities have launched […]
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As eels grow in value, US government clamps down on poaching 7.8.2017 AP National
BREWER, Maine (AP) -- Changes in the worldwide sushi industry have turned live baby American eels into a commodity that can fetch more than $2,000 a pound at the dock, but the big demand and big prices have spawned a black market that wildlife officials say is jeopardizing the species....
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Sewage endangers mangroves, marine life in Thengaithittu 7.8.2017 Hindu: News
Chemical substance with strong odour flowing with sewage is let into the sea, says activist
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Abandoned barges poison Zuari river and its marine life 6.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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