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Australia rescues 13 shipwrecked Iranians off Pakistan

Sydney - 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...

Dolphin massacre: 15,000 killed each year in Peru

According to a report from an environmental organization, some 15,000 dolphins are killed every year by fishermen in Peru. The dolphins are used for bait to catch endangered sharks.

The Cross of the Third Millennium and its life-size ‘Via Crucis’ Special

Coquimbo - 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.

Fishermen 'catch' $2.5 million worth of cocaine off Florida coast

Destin - A group of fishermen working a couple of miles off of a Florida coastline recently snagged a large amount of cocaine. Officials estimate the catch is worth about $2.5 million.

Forty-six black killer whales stranded in southern Chile, 20 died

Punta Arenas - 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.

Video: Watch 'Grenade Fishing Gone Wrong' in Russia

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.

Swimmers' urine blamed for 500 fish deaths in German lake

Hamburg - Hundreds of fish have been found dead in a German lake. The cause of death has been purportedly linked to the urine of swimmers, and this theory is currently being examined.

Somali pirates capture fishermen

Pirates in Somalia captured a couple of fishermen last week. The capture took place last week, and occurred 65 miles west of Mahe.

Florida fishermen find 25-foot long giant squid (video)

Stuart - 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.

Missing South African fishermen rescued

Cape Town - The two South African fishermen who went missing off the country’s west coast have been rescued by a combined civilian and military search.

Anglers, croc duke it out over shark

An annual fishing trip by a group of Australian mates turned into an exciting match of wits against brawn when a thieving crocodile tried to snatch their catch.

Fishermen calling DFO for funds get escort service instead

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.

Fishermen back on the ice

After being rescued Saturday from Lake Erie many fishermen returned to the ice Sunday to retrieve their belongings that were left behind. A few even were back on the dangerous ice to fish for walleye.

200 fishermen trapped on ice slab in Lake Erie

A popular fishing area in Lake Erie became dangerous after a huge slab of ice broke away. About 200 people are trapped and no casualties have been reported.

Myanmar Fisherman Survive 25 days at Sea in an Ice Box

Two Myanmar fishermen have floated for twenty five days in a pink ice box when their boat sank in the seas off Australia.

Fishermen stage oil price protest

Representatives from the fishing industry said that 500 fishermen and their families are planning a protest against rising fuel prices.

A Mistake Costs 22 North Koreans Their Lives

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.

Stone Age Tribe kills fishermen

Sentinelese kill two fishermen who trespassed into their North Sentinel Island near Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India.

Fishermen miss lobster catch deer instead

Instead of bringing in the lobster they bring in the deer.

Don't Breathe In, It May Well Be Your Last

Five found dead and two seriously ill fishermen have thought to have inhailed the stench of rotting fish from the bottom of a trawler.

Australian Navy granted power to shoot at illegal fishers

Call it the war of the unequals, the Australian Navy now has been given the power to fire at illegal fishing boats. 'Dangerous' weapons owned by fishermen include "very large sharpened poles".

German Fishermen Thwart Conservationists In Seal Project

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...
 

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Fishermen arrive to the cove with their catch of smelts. Untangling the small fish from the nets is ...
Fishermen arrive to the cove with their catch of smelts. Untangling the small fish from the nets is hard, tedious work.
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The South American sea lion (Otaria flavescens)  also known as the Patagonian sea lion  inhabits the...
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.
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When fishing is slow many boats remain moored within the terminal  serving as perch for seagulls.
When fishing is slow many boats remain moored within the terminal, serving as perch for seagulls.
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A long dock facing the ocean leaves a protected quay for the boats and where a large number of sea-l...
A long dock facing the ocean leaves a protected quay for the boats and where a large number of sea-lions live off the fish scraps from the fishermen and fish cleaners.
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A section of the Antofagasta Fisheries Terminal looking towards the city.
A section of the Antofagasta Fisheries Terminal looking towards the city.
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A solitary fisherman works on his nets at the Antofagasta Fishing Cove.
A solitary fisherman works on his nets at the Antofagasta Fishing Cove.
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Fishing community along the Amazon River.
Fishing community along the Amazon River.
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The Peruvian pelican (Pelecanus thagus) lives along the coast of South America from Ecuador to south...
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.
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View of the Pan-American Highway (Route CH-5) which runs for about 1000 km along the Atacama Desert ...
View of the Pan-American Highway (Route CH-5) which runs for about 1000 km along the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. The terrain in this region has been compared to that on Mars.
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The man wearing a red shirt is one of many  fish-cleaners  at the Fish Terminal. He works cleaning f...
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.
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The fishing cove is protected from the wind and the waves of the Pacific Ocean by a long dock leavin...
The fishing cove is protected from the wind and the waves of the Pacific Ocean by a long dock leaving a channel between the red and green light signals for the boats to come in and out.
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Fishermen arrive to the cove with their catch of smelts. Untangling the small fish from the nets is ...
Fishermen arrive to the cove with their catch of smelts. Untangling the small fish from the nets is hard, tedious work.
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Fishermen relax beside the gate
Fishermen relax beside the gate
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Access to the Antofagasta Fisheries Terminal in the northern section of the port of Antofagasta  Chi...
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.
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Fishing Boats in a harbor.
Fishing Boats in a harbor.
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