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Chinese hell-bent on destroying last of the world’s ocean fisheries

Flotilla of Chinese fishing boats

REUTERS, AUGUST 9, 2020 Chinese “like a parasite” on what remains of global fisheries | Ecudador navy surveils huge Chinese fishing fleet near environmentally sensitive Galapagos Islands ABOARD ECUADOREAN NAVY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) – Ecuador’s navy is conducting surveillance of a massive Chinese fishing fleet that is operating near the protected waters of the Galapagos Islands, amid concerns about the environmental …

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Trump Versus Trump as President’s Son Opposes Alaska Mine Site

Donald Trump Jr.

BLOOMBERG, AUGUST 5, 2020 Trump Jr. tweets that Pebble Mine threatens nearby fishery | Tweet comes two weeks after Army Corps agreed to final review By Joe Deaux for Bloomberg – Donald Trump Jr. took to Twitter on Tuesday to oppose a mining project in southwestern Alaska that his father’s administration has previously supported. Trump Jr. said he “100%” agreed with …

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As Florida, Georgia battle over water, panhandle oystermen struggle to survive

Oyster fisherman harvesting oysters into a boat. One visible in white tshirt and ballcap

Reuters, February 21, 2020 APALACHICOLA, Fla. (Reuters) – Standing in his boat in Florida’s Apalachicola Bay, Michael Dasher lowered a long pair of tongs into the water, pulling up a muddy mass of oysters that his son sorted, keeping those big enough to sell and tossing the rest back into the brackish bay. His 53-year-old calloused hands grasped not just …

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