Filipino man arrested for murder on Taiwanese fishing boat arrives in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing two of his countrymen on a Taiwan fishing boat, arrived in Kaohsiung yesterday (March 18). The fisherman has been identi...

Cod fishery plummets to least valuable year since 1960s

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's cod fishery, once one of the most lucrative in the Northeast, has declined to the point that it had its least valuable year in more than a half-century in 2018. ...

US, Canada lobstermen to gather for common claws in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Members of the lobster industry from the United States and Canada will meet in Maine's largest city next month for a meeting about the state of the business. T...

Search ends for 5 Indonesians, 2 Filipinos lost at sea after knife attack on Taiwanese vessel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The search for six Indonesian and Filipino crew members who jumped overboard to flee a knife-wielding Filipino chief officer of a Taiwan-registered fishing vessel has ended, wh...

Dozens rescued after being trapped on Lake Erie ice floe

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say nearly four dozen fishermen trapped on an ice floe in Lake Erie have been rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard and local emergency personnel in northern Ohio. ...

Scientists discover different kind of killer whale off Chile

WASHINGTON (AP) — For decades, there were tales from fishermen and tourists, even lots of photos, of a mysterious killer whale that just didn't look like all the others, but scientists had never seen ...

Tao people give tips to visitors on Taiwan's offshore Orchid Island for flying fish season

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The flying fish season has kicked off in March on Taiwan’s outlying island, Orchid Island, and local residents from the Tao (達悟) indigenous people have some tips for...

Mexico says only 22 vaquita porpoises remain

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Experts say only 22 vaquitas remain in the Gulf of California, the only place where the world's smallest and most endangered porpoise is found. Researcher Jorge Ur...

Sea Turtles’ Beauty Only Belongs in Ocean

(WildAid) - Chinese actor Eddie Peng (Peng Yuyan) is reminding the public that beautiful souvenirs are often made from poached Hawksbill sea turtles, contributing to their critically endangered status...

Filipino man arrested for murder of two countrymen on Taiwanese fishing boat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Filipino chief officer of a Taiwan-registered fishing vessel allegedly involved in the fatal stabbing of two of his countrymen, was arrested 10 days after the deadly assault ...

Trial over 2013 killing of Taiwanese fisherman by Philippine Coast Guard to proceed this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A legal motion to dismiss a trial, by eight defendants of the Philippine Coast Guard involved in the 2013 death of a Taiwanese fishermen, has been rejected by a court in M...

Taiwan, Philippines agree to improve Davao port management

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taipei and Manila has agreed to share information on fishery inspection, improve management of Davao port and the environment for Taiwanese fishing vessels to unload their catches. ...

Wind farm proposal off New England wins key approval

NARRAGANSETT, R.I. (AP) — A proposed $2 billion wind farm planned for federal waters off Martha's Vineyard has received key approval from Rhode Island regulators. The Rhode Island Co...

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for gl...

Iraq: 5 fishermen killed in suspected IS attack

BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi security official says five fishermen have been killed in an attack by Islamic State group militants on a camp site near the Therthar lake, 100 kilometers (60 miles) northwest ...