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Japan Indicts Chinese Trawler Captain

Posted March 15th, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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Japan has indicted the Chinese fishing trawler captain who sparked an international incident in 2010 when he rammed two Japanese naval craft near a disputed island chain in the East China Sea. The formal indictment, announced Thursday, came after an independent inquest panel overturned a decision by prosecutors to drop charges against the captain . […]

Fishing Nations Agree to Protect Rare Shark

Posted November 19th, 2011 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Countries involved in bluefin tuna fishing have agreed to make more effort to protect a rare species of shark and curtail illegal fishing. Delegates of the 48-nation International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas Conference meeting Saturday in Istanbul decided on a measure mandating that silky sharks accidentally caught in fishing gear must be […]

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