An Australian warship has rescued 13 Iranians shipwrecked off Pakistan on its way to the Middle East to join an international force conducting counter-terrorist and anti-piracy operations, officials said Wednesday.HMAS Darwin came across the men on Sat...
The Cross of the Third Millennium of Coquimbo, Chile, is the largest religious monument in South America. It was built for the Jubilee of the Year 2000 of the Catholic Church. It has a high-tech bell tower and a Way of Sorrows with life-size sculptures.
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Forty-six black killer whales stranded Sunday afternoon in the Strait of Magellan, Chile; 20 of them died despite intense efforts by local fishermen, Navy personnel and scientists who tried to save them and return them to sea.
Watch this unbelievable video showing Russian fishermen using a grenade to catch fish in water. The fishermen decided that fishing with hand grenades was more effective than using a fishing rod and reel, or a fishing net.
A trio of Florida fishermen, out for a day of fishing in the Atlantic Ocean, made a once-in-a-lifetime discovery when they spotted a giant squid floating in the water 12-miles off Jensen Beach in Martin County.
Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), already under fire for its lack of action on the collapsed Sockeye salmon fishery in B.C., is now in hot water for directing callers to its help line to an escort service.
North Korea shot to death 22 fishermen that had strayed out of the country's waterways into South Korea as they returned home. North Korea has a "no tolerance" stance when it comes to anyone trying to leave the country.
RUEGEN, Germany (dpa) - It was a vision for some and a horror scenario for others.If the Federal Conservation Agency in Bonn had succeeded, then about a year from now tourists to the Baltic Sea island of Ruegen would have been able, from a distance, to...
The Peruvian pelican (Pelecanus thagus) lives along the coast of South America from Ecuador to southern Chile. Since 2008, they are listed (IUCN Red List) as "Near threatened". Pelicans living in fishing coves become really tame and friendly.
The man wearing a red shirt is one of many "fish-cleaners" at the Fish Terminal. He works cleaning fish for customers in exchange of tips. Fish cleaners have "devoted followers" among the local marine birds.
The South American sea lion (Otaria flavescens), also known as the Patagonian sea lion, inhabits the coasts of Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, Argentina and Southern Brazil. They are not very popular with fishermen because they damage nets and steal fish. Those living as families at the Antofagasta fishing cove are very tame.
Access to the Antofagasta Fisheries Terminal in the northern section of the port of Antofagasta, Chile. Part of the city extends to the hills shown in the background. Beyond the mountains is the 105,000 square kilometres plateau of the Atacama Desert, one of the driest deserts on earth.