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VIDEO: Hero fishermen release 30 manta rays caught in trawler’s net in Thailand

Two manta rays swimming

PortandTerminal.com, July 28, 2020 PHUKET, THAILAND – This is a good news story. Fishermen released 30 endangered manta rays stuck in a fishing trawler net in southern Thailand. The seamen were on their evening shift sailing the western edge of Phuket island on July 10 when they came across the marine animals splashing around frantically in their catch. Footage recorded …

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Stranded at Sea in The Time of Corona

Seafarer walking along cargo ship

BLOOMBERG, JUNE 14, 2020 Spanish fisherman struggled to get home during the pandemic | UN’s IMO says shipping sector on verge of humanitarian crisis By Laura Millan Lombrana, Laura Hurst, and Jack Wittels for Bloomberg Spanish fisherman Josu Bilbao boarded a Qatar Airways flight headed for the Seychelles in January, just as he had done for the past 15 years. Ahead of him, …

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