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) ...

Jan 21, 2016

Carbon dioxide may 'intoxicate' fish: study

By midcentury, higher levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in ocean water could leave fish “intoxicated,” becoming lost at sea, a study said Wednesday. The oceans absorb about a third of the carbon dioxide released by humanity’s burning of coal, oil and gas — their ...

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 ...

Jan 19, 2016

Beijing says Manila exaggerating tensions with aircraft claim

China accused the Philippines on Tuesday of deliberately trying to scare people by saying China had warned a small civilian plane carrying Philippine officials it was trespassing as they inspected an island in the disputed South China Sea. The Philippines said the incident happened ...