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    Will 2022 Mark A Turning Point In The Regulation Or Banning of Bottom Trawling?

    Whilst it is known that bottom trawling harms the seabed, that it does not target the species it catches and is a major consumer of...

    When the fate of half our planet is being discussed, it’s too important to shut out civil society

    Over 100 governments claim to back ocean protection and almost five million people globally are demanding urgent action to tackle the ocean crisis. But...

    Demand for sea cucumbers turns India-Sri Lanka waters into trafficking hotspot

    Sea cucumber fishery is banned in India and restricted under a licensing system in Sri Lanka, but growing demand for the animals in East...

    Sri Lankan fishermen restless

    Inflation has added to the woes of fishing communities, already anguished by a series of environmental and business developments. Rising fuel prices have Sri Lanka’s...

    The irony of subsisting in the middle of an ocean of resources

    Islanders in a distant Maldivian atoll now benefit from a fish filleting platform installed to add value to the catch the fishermen bring. 200 kilometres...

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    MENA Ushers in a Tool to Help Sex Workers Who Experience Violence

    Sex workers are typically motivated by the need to earn income. During economic lean times, such as recession, sex...
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    ‘Silent Demise’ of Vast Rangelands Threatens Climate, Food, Wellbeing of Billions: UNCCD

    Rangelands cover 54 per cent of all land; as much as 50 per cent are degraded, imperilling a sixth of...

    Another Pandemic “Absolutely Inevitable”, Warns UK’s Former Chief Scientific Adviser

    Sir Patrick Vallance was, however, optimistic about the Pandemic Preparedness Treaty that the World Heath Organisation is advocating for to...

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    MENA Ushers in a Tool to Help Sex Workers Who Experience Violence

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