A new groundbreaking technology to detect blast fishing activities in real time is showing promise in efforts to protect Sabah’s marine life.
Conservation Group Proposes New Tech To Eradicate Fish Bombing In Sabah
A non-governmental organisation is looking to solve Sabah’s perennial fish bombing issues with ground-breaking technology that can detect blasts underwater in real time.
Ecosystem Services And Community Based Coral Reef Management Institutions In Post Blast-Fishing Indonesia
Depending upon the institutional framework, coral reef ecosystems and local economic development can be synergistic.
Dynamite Fishing In Tanzania
Fishing using explosives is common in Tanzanian waters; it is considered to be more widely practiced now than at any other point in history. Mwambao Coastal Community Network, a Tanzanian NGO carried out a multi-stakeholder consultation in April 2014 initiated through the concern of private investors and tourism operators.
Boy Killed in Fish Bomb Blast
A six-year old boy was killed when a fish bomb detonated while an 11-member Sea Gypsy family was constructing it at a stilt house off Pulau Bum Bum near Semporna.
What Is Blast Fishing?
Blast fishing is one of the most destructive fishing techniques currently in practice.
The Horrors Of Fishing With Dynamite
Jessica Vyvyan-Robinson was diving off Borneo when she was struck without warning by shock waves.
The Damage Of Dynamite Fishing
Recently, while leading a dive off the coast of Kota Kinabalu, Borneo, I had my first encounter with the unethical and destructive practice of dynamite fishing.
Blast Fishing In Borneo: ‘Bombs Are Quick, But They Kill The Coral Reefs’
A former blast fisherman now patrols and protects a coral reef, and could help make a million hectare marine park a reality.
Coral Recruitment And Potential Recovery Of Eutrophied And Blast Fishing Impacted Reefs in Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia
Coral recruitment was assessed in highly diverse and economically important Spermonde Archipelago, a reef system subjected to land-based sources of siltation/pollution and destructive fishing, over a period of 2 years.