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Whales caught in fishing gear off WA halved, says lobster industry - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The number of migratory whales becoming entangled in fishing gear off Western Australia has halved in the last year, according to the state's rock …

Guest: Pacific Island fishing culture is under attack

COMMERCIAL fishing is a vital industry in the western Pacific Ocean and a cornerstone of the economies of Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific territories. …

Biodegradable fishing nets could prevent sea mammal deaths

Engineering student Alejandro Plasencia has created biodegradable fishing nets and tracking tags for fishermen to help stop aquatic mammals getting …

Google helps track illegal fishing using satellite data

Google has put its weight behind an environmental project to track illegal fishing across the globe using its unique technology assets, teaming with …

Fisherman rams runaway yacht to save sailor from propeller blades

A fisherman rammed his vessel into an out of control yacht to save a stranded sailor from being killed by its propellers.<p>The unnamed sailor got into …

Humpback Whales Startle Boaters In Close Call

Two Norwegian boaters experienced a dramatic shock when they encountered a pod of humpback whales, which broke the surface of the water dangerously …

Benetti Launches the Veloce 140 Yacht

The new fast displacement vessel features a hull design that combines the best of planing and displacement hulls…<p>The first example from Benetti’s new …

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Surfer Liz Clark

An exploratory surfer keeps sailing to find the Pacific’s most secret breaks.<p>Clouds grew out of nothing into giant thunderheads. The wind went from calm to 40 knots and slammed head on into the 40-foot sailboat. Liz Clark was alone in the middle of a 1,300-mile passage to Bora Bora from Kiribati, a …

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