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French gendarmes block demonstrators at the gates of the Reunion Marine Reserve building in Saline les Bains after a surfer was attacked by a shark in 2012
12/04/2015 - FRANCE - Reunion island

13-year-old killed by shark off France's Réunion island

A 13-year-old boy was killed by a shark off the coast of the French Indian Ocean island of Réunion on Sunday, the sixth death due to a shark attack there in four years.
The wreck of the trawler Bugaled Breizh, which sank off the coast of Britain on 15 January 2004.
03/03/2015 - FRANCE

Families of French shipwreck victims launch final appeal for truth

Families of victims of a mysterious shipwreck in the English Channel 11 years ago launched a last-ditch attempt to learn the cause of the incident in a French appeals court on Tuesday.
Clean Break in Jamaica: part 3/5
20/08/2014 - International report

Clean Break in Jamaica: part 3/5

For the third part in our series Clean Break in Jamaica, RFI reports on a project that enables disenfranchised people to earn money from ornamental fish rearing.

 

Mind your fingers! Piranhas are notoriously carnivorous
29/05/2014 - France

Piranha bites French fisherman in Vosges

A piranha has bitten a fisherman in the chilly mountainous region of the Vosges in eastern France.
Tackling illegal fishing: part 5/5
02/05/2014 - International report

Tackling illegal fishing: part 5/5

Illegal fishing in Ghana cost the West African country over 100 million euros last year.
Tackling illegal fishing: part 4/5
01/05/2014 - International report

Tackling illegal fishing: part 4/5

The West African nation of Liberia is endowed with vast natural resources. Among them: rubber, gold, diamond and timber.
Tackling illegal fishing: part 3/5
30/04/2014 - International report

Tackling illegal fishing: part 3/5

The waters off Jamaica are the most over-fished in the region according to a report by the Caribbean Community and Common Market.
Tackling illegal fishing: part 2/5
29/04/2014 - International report

Tackling illegal fishing: part 2/5

Local fishing boats and international fleets criss-cross Somalia’s three thousand-mile long Indian Ocean coastline in search of dozens of types of fish.
Tackling illegal fishing: part 1/5
28/04/2014 - International report

Tackling illegal fishing: part 1/5

Lake Victoria is Africa’s most productive freshwater fishery, with export earnings of over 180 million euros.
Marine protection zones fail to protect endangered species
10/03/2014 - World news explained

Marine protection zones fail to protect endangered species

A study published this month has found that fish numbers in marine parks increase on average eight times after they have been in place for at least a decade.
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