WTO aiming to net fishing deal banning billions in subsidies

World Nov 23, 2020

WTO aiming to net fishing deal banning billions in subsidies

Negotiations on banning billions of dollars in fisheries subsidies are coming to the crunch at the beleaguered World Trade Organization, with the deadline to net a deal fast approaching. Disagreements persist, especially over what the outcome might mean for developing countries, while overfishing continues to ...

Asia Pacific Nov 21, 2020

New Chinese submersible reaches Earth's deepest ocean trench

China livestreamed footage of its new manned submersible parked at the bottom of the Mariana Trench on Friday, part of a historic mission into the deepest underwater valley on the planet. The "Fendouzhe," or "Striver," descended more than 10,000 meters (about 33,000 feet) into the ...