Rescuers have freed another trapped whale according to the press this week. The incident occurred about 100 metres offshore of Sunny Cove in Fish Hoek. The 8 metre long humpback whale was freed after it became anchored to the sea bed by Whelk trap lines. 312 more words
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Aquaculture is booming: As of 2012, we produce more farmed fish than beef worldwide, some 66 million tons. And while fish farming has a bad reputation, the mangrove-plowing, antibiotic-dosing, overcrowded and under-regulated shrimp- and salmon-farms of the 1980s are — like Members Only jackets and crimped hair — largely relics of those times, with a few heinous exceptions. 2,047 more words
St. Anthony Basin Resources Inc. (SABRI), is a social enterprise formed in 1997 to benefit the residents from Big Brook to Goose Cove East. Their impact has been tremendous, with $15.9M+ invested in infrastructure, hundreds of jobs created and significant community and economic spin-off for the region. 406 more words
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A day before the expiration of the moratorium on new applications for aquaculture concessions applications in the Los Lagos and Aysén regions, law 20.434 was published in the Diario Oficial of Chile, extending it for five more years.