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Cultural fishing inquiry prompts NSW government program to boost Indigenous employment

There are hopes a NSW government initiative to increase employment for Indigenous fishers will be a “game changer” for communities along the state’s east coast. Key points: A NSW program aims to boost Indigenous employment in the fishing industry It is the NSW government’s first initiative in response to the state parliamentary inquiry into cultural …

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WA snapper and cod bag limits slashed by 80pc under proposed new rules

A surge in recreational fishing in WA tourism hotspots during the pandemic has left fish stocks so depleted that authorities are considering slashing bag limits for some species. Key points: WA’s Department of Fisheries wants to reduce bag limits on some fish Tourists have depleted fish stocks during COVID-19 Recreational fishers want more options explored …

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Bay of Plenty businesses attend Meta and Tourism Industry Aotearoa digital skills workshop

Meta New Zealand and Pacific Islands policy programs manager Hannah Rhodes with panellists Renee Tapsell, Kelsi Hira and Hannah Mellsop. Photo / Supplied Meta and Tourism Industry Aotearoa hosts digital skills workshop Tourism business owners from around the Bay of Plenty headed to a free Meta Boost digital skills program aimed to empower small businesses …

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Fishermen turn to tourism as stocks dwindle

AFP – Fishermen perch precariously on wooden scaffolds stretching over turbulent rapids in northeastern Democratic Republic Congo (DRC), hauling up wicker baskets in the hope of catching tilapia or a Nile perch – a time-honoured practice now threatened by overfishing. Basket fishing was once the lifeblood of the Wagenya community, feeding them handsomely on a …

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A family turns to agri-tourism after saving their farm in Canyon County

CALDWELL, Idaho — Flaming Acres Farm in Caldwell will host a new harvest festival this fall for families to enjoy as they try to supplement their income through agri-tourism as they try to live up to their motto: Fun grows here on this family farm. In 1969, the Flaming Family moved to Idaho to become …

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Calhoun County tries to maximize the benefits of ecotourism | business

Ecotourists are out and about in Calhoun County, but who are they? Basically, ecotourists are those engaging in such activities as hiking, kayaking, biking, birdwatching, riding horses and more for the purpose of health, enjoying nature and affecting the environment as little as possible. Why not attract them to Calhoun County? Many leaders throughout the …

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Kaitiaki concerned protection of Māui dolphin is compromised by fishing industry profits

Kaitiaki Davis Apiti has devoted the last 22 years of his life to protecting the Māui dolphin that is on the brink of extinction. Video / Whakata Maori Kaitiaki Davis Apiti has devoted the last 22 years of his life to protecting the Māui dolphin that is on the brink of extinction. The critically endangered …

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‘Victory for the planet’: South African court revokes Shell’s oil and gas exploration rights

A South African court has banned Shell from searching for fossil fuels along the country’s Wild Coast, a decision hailed by campaigners as a “massive victory” for the planet. Last year, petroleum giant shell announced that it would start searching for oil and gas reserves off the nation’s eastern coast. The government had granted the …

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How Myrtle Beach SC tourists can saltwater fish on the beach

This summer, thousands of fishermen will leave their boats and favorite fishing holes behind to vacation in Myrtle Beach. If you’re an avid angler, no matter how much fun you are having at all the Grand Strands best tourist attractions, at some point, you are bound to ask yourself, “Is it really a vacation if …

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New York State DEC to Host Third Annual Women’s Fishing Expo

For Release: Friday, August 26, 2022 Presented by Women for Women and Girls Sept. 17 Expo is a Great Introduction to Fishing, with Emphasis on Fly-Fishing The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) will hold the third annual Women’s Fishing Expo at Connetquot …

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