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Contrary to expectations, fishing countries have established relatively effective management plans for a few international fisheries. The model described in this article explains how such multilateral regulation can evolve in spite of strong political and economic barriers to cooperation.

there is some relief in sight for fisherfolk from India and Pakistan who frequently get nabbed by the border security when they wander into the territorial waters of the other country. India and

Eye for the rare Slender loris, a nocturnal primate with huge eyes, is endemic to Sri Lanka and is one of the rarest and weirdest animals, which will be the focus of an ambitious conservation

us President George W Bush signed a legislation in the second week of January, aiming to prevent over-fishing in the us waters and strengthening protection against further depletion of dwindling

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the eu countries recently came together to discuss deep-sea fishing quotas, but ended up in a row. At the meeting, the International Council for Exploration of the Sea (the official scientific body

the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (npci) on November 20, named a site in east Midnapore district, close to West Bengal's Sunderbans region as a possible location for eastern India's first

Fish might die in the next fifty years, or will they?

Human-dominated marine ecosystems are experiencing accelerating loss of populations and species, with largely unknown consequences. We analyzed local experiments, long-term regional time series, and global fisheries data to test how biodiversity loss affects marine ecosystem services across temporal and spatial scales. Overall, rates of resource collapse increased and recovery potential, stability, and water quality decreased exponentially with declining diversity. Restoration of biodiversity, in contrast, increased productivity fourfold and decreased variability by 21%, on average.