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Breaking the mold: Woman scientist takes on fisheries and science journalism in India by Amit Kumar and Freya Singh April 15, 2013   |  Source : Mongabay  | Copyright : mongabay1999-2013

Fishing is not a woman's domain in most countries across the globe. In parts of India there are fishing communities who believe that having a woman onboard a fishing boat brings bad luck. Despite this, Divya Karnad, a scientist who studies marine life in ...

ICSF releases latest editions of fisheries journals, SAMUDRA Report and Yemaya April 12, 2013   |  Source : ICSF  | Copyright : 2013 ICSF

SAMUDRA EXCLUSIVE

The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) has just released the latest editions of two of its popular fisheries publications – SAMUDRA Report, its triannual journal on fisheries, communities and livelihoods, and Yemaya, its newslette...

Burma Rohingya refugees held in Indonesia April 08, 2013   |  Source : BBC  | Copyright : BBC © 2013

Indonesian police have detained 74 Rohingya refugees who were found in a boat off the coast of Sumatra. The Muslim refugees from Burma were found by Indonesian fishermen on Sunday. It is not clear where they were heading, but they are believed to ha...

Starved fishermen in Uganda turning to bird eggs by Matthias Mugisha April 08, 2013   |  Source : New Vision  | Copyright : 2012 Newvision

Lake Victoria is under threat, and the very people this natural resource is supposed to serve are the ones threatening its existence. Until World Environment Day on June 5, in a campaign, Save Lake Victoria, Vision Group media platforms will run investiga...

Will reform finally end the plunder of Europe’s fisheries? by Christian Schwägerl March 28, 2013   |  Source : e360  | Copyright : 2008-2013 Yale University

In recent decades, European fisheries policy has been a slowly unfolding environmental disaster. Pumped up by tens of billions of euros in European Union subsidies, fishing fleets ballooned to 100,000 vessels, including many industrial-scale ships that se...

Malaysian fishermen stumble on 126 famished Rohingya refugees at sea March 11, 2013   |  Source : MySinchew  | Copyright : 2013 MCIL Multimedia Sdn Bhd

One hundred and twenty-six Rohingya refugees were found famished by local fishermen from Malaysia, as their cargo boat was on the verge of sinking at 2.5 nautical miles from Muka Head, Teluk Bahang, George Town yesterday. The refugees, comprising 51 me...

Indian women largely excluded from growing sectors, reveals an ILO study by Rukmini Shrinivasan March 08, 2013   |  Source : TNN  | Copyright : 2013 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The number of women in India's workforce has fallen so sharply that it has skewed the global numbers, prompting an International Labour Organization investigation. The study has found that while higher educational enrolment and problems with data expl...

Holding back women hurts everyone by GAVIN MURRAY and FRANZ DREES-GROSS / The World Bank Group March 08, 2013   |  Source : Solomon Star  | Copyright : 2013 Solomon Star News

Today is International Women’s Day, and a perfect time to reflect on why it is so important to promote gender equality in the Pacific. In the last decade: womens voices are increasingly being heard and more women are entering the formal workforce. ...

Punjab takes lead in ornamental fish farming in India March 06, 2013   |  Source : The Hindu  | Copyright : 2013 The Hindu

To boost the field of ornamental fish culture in Punjab, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana, Punjab is playing an active role. Different ornamental fish species are being cultured and their breeding is carried out succes...

International Women's Day: Britain's battle to recruit more female scientists by Rob Waugh March 05, 2013   |  Source : Yahoo! News  | Copyright : 2013 Yahoo!

“When I graduated from Cambridge in physics three decades ago, I was the only woman in my class,” says Professor Pratibha Gai, this year's European winner of the Women in Science award. “I then became the only senior materials scientist in the UK...

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