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E-tracking marine predators to protect Southern Ocean’s rich feeding grounds

Scientists from a number of institutions collaborated to collect data on 17 marine birds and mammals such as penguins, albatrosses, seals and whales in the ocean around Antarctica

Empty nets as overfishing and climate change sap Lake Malawi

Hundreds of local traders gather each morning and afternoon at Senga only to find that fish populations are falling in Lake Malawi

The crisis of Ghana’s fisheries

Ghana is facing widespread illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in its coastal waters causing economic hardship in fishing communities

China’s overfishing of Africa: The lure and the lies

Scientists and campaigners warn that factories in coastal villages are wreaking environmental and economic havoc.

Sierra Leone tackles overfishing but gets small fry

Dozens of foreign trawlers are licensed to fish in Sierra Leonean waters and the aim of the ban was to help replenish species damaged by overfishing

Conservation efforts ‘protect less than 1% of shark species’

An Oceana report says most shark species are heading towards extinction, while many are still being caught and killed.

Uneasy times for Spain’s age-old bluefin fishing

The season for an ancient and spectacular tuna-fishing technique has begun off Spain's southwest coast.

Coral reefs could be gone by 2050, study warns

The world's coral reefs could be wiped out by 2050 unless urgent action is taken to stop threats posed to the "rainforests of the sea".

Sushi offensive sinks bid to protect sharks and tuna

International conference to protect endangered species pronounced "disaster" by conservation groups after aggressive lobbying.

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