The state government is looking beyond tightened enforcement to solve the rampant fish bombing activities in Sabah, says Datuk Junz Wong.
Fish Bombing Putting Marine Life, Divers In Danger, Says Expert
The dangerous practice of fish bombing is not letting up in Sabah any time soon.
Two Nabbed For Fish Bombing In Pulau Gaya
The Kota Kinabalu Marine Police Force (PPM) detained two men and seized a boat, on suspicion of being involved in fish bombing activities in Pulau Gaya on Friday (Nov 15).
Fish Bombing: These Fishermen Use Dynamite To Put Food On The Table
The coast of Malaysian Borneo is renowned for its coral reefs and world class diving. But because of plummeting fish stocks, local fishermen desperate for a catch are resorting to dangerous and illegal strategies – even using explosives.
Sabah Shark And Ray Catch, Trade, And Conservation
Malaysia is a treasure trove of shark and ray diversity, with many endemic species valuable to the natural heritage and ecology, and with increasing value to the Malaysian economy that extends beyond fishing. As the population increases and more people rely on the oceans for food, managing marine food resource sustainably is increasingly urgent.
Locating Fish Bomb Blasts In Real-Time Using A Networked Acoustic System
Results are presented of a demonstration of real-time fish blast location in Sabah, Malaysia using a networked hydroacoustic array based on the ShotSpotter gunshot location system.
Illegal Blast Fishing Could Be Stopped Thanks To Breakthrough Technology
Marine life in the Malaysian state of Sabah has long been under threat by ruthless fishermen who use the technique of ‘blast fishing’ to indiscriminately destroy plant and animal life underwater.
New Technology Detects Blast Fishing Up To 25km Away
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.
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.
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