U.S. proposes to curb illegal fishing by tracing imports

Feb 5, 2016

U.S. proposes to curb illegal fishing by tracing imports

Shrimp, swordfish, cod and crab are among more than a dozen types of seafood that would be subject to increasing scrutiny under a U.S. plan to curb illegal imports, U.S. officials said Thursday. The proposal announced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ...

All at sea: Lack of regulations hurting tuna stocks

Jan 30, 2016

All at sea: Lack of regulations hurting tuna stocks

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Adorning the walls of Kanji Nishi’s three-roomed apartment are a dozen framed photos. None features his children, Shota and Chisato, who are sitting cross-legged on the floor shunning smartphones for origami artistry. Instead, Nishi is seen posing alongside a different kind of pride and ...

Vietnam warns China over oil rig in disputed waters

Jan 20, 2016

Vietnam warns China over oil rig in disputed waters

Vietnam warned China on Tuesday against drilling in disputed waters in the South China Sea after Beijing steered an oil rig that was the subject of a previous standoff into an area where jurisdiction is unclear. Vietnam closely tracks the movement of the oil ...