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Report: Speed compliance to save rare whales could be better

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Compliance with speed rules designed to protect rare whales has increased in recent years but could still be higher, according to a report from the federal government. ...

Taiwan reports 6 imported COVID cases, including 1st from Cameroon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Friday (Jan. 22) confirmed two new domestic and six imported cases of the Wuhan coronavirus. The cases, announced...

Taiwan reports 2 imported Covid cases from Philippines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Thursday (Jan. 21) announced two new imported cases of the Wuhan coronavirus but no new local cases. The cases, a...

Taiwan reports 4 new cases from hospital Covid cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 18) announced four new domestic cases and two imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus, with all new local c...

Swedish man among Taiwan's 6 imported Covid cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 18) announced six new imported Wuhan coronavirus cases from four countries. On Monday, Health and We...

Taiwan confirms 7 new COVID cases from 5 countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Saturday (Jan. 16) confirmed seven new coronavirus cases imported from Russia, the Philippines, Indonesia, South Africa, and the United States, bringing the coun...

Indonesian fisheries worker in Taiwan tests positive for Covid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Friday (Jan. 15) reported one new Wuhan coronavirus case imported from Indonesia, after reporting zero new cases on Thursday. On Friday, Central Epidemic Comm...

Marine Stewardship Council: Assortment of top chefs combine for sustainable seafood cookbook

The collaboration aims to encourage shoppers to make the best environmental choice when buying the seafood they love SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 14 January 2021 - The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC...

Lawsuit seeks more protection for endangered right whales

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Conservation groups filed suit Wednesday against the federal government, saying it has taken too long to act on proposals to expand protections for critically endangered right wha...

Indian man tests positive for Covid 11 days after end of Taiwan quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Wednesday (Jan. 13) reported four new Wuhan coronavirus cases imported from India and Indonesia, including a man who tested positive for the virus 11 days after ...

Taiwan reports 3 more imported Covid cases from Egypt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Monday (Jan. 11) reported six new Wuhan coronavirus cases imported from Egypt, the Philippines, Indonesia, and the U.S. On Monday, Central Epidemic Command Ce...

Deal reached on project to protect lakes from invasive fish

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan, Illinois and a federal agency have agreed on funding the next phase of an initiative to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes by strengthening defenses on a Chic...

Taiwan reports 3 imported Covid cases from US, Philippines, Indonesia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Thursday (Jan. 7) reported three new Wuhan coronavirus cases imported from the U.S., the Philippines, and Indonesia. On Thursday, Central Epidemic Command Cen...

Filipino man tests positive for Covid after Taiwan self-health monitoring ends

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Wednesday (Jan. 6) reported two new Wuhan coronavirus cases imported from Indonesia and the Philippines, including a man who tested positive for the virus after ...

US blacklists Taiwanese fishing vessel for migrant worker exploitation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The United States added a Taiwanese flagged and owned fishing vessel to a blacklist on Dec. 31 for violating labor rights, marking the third Taiwanese fishing vessel subje...