Fishermen carrying digging tools walk along the partially frozen ...
Mar 28th, 2011
(Reuters) - Fishermen carrying digging tools walk along the partially frozen Songhua River at sunset in the northern city of Harbin, Heilongjiang province March 28, 2011. REUTERS/David Gray (CHINA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY) -
MASINLOC, Philippines (AP) - Along the northwestern Philippine coast, poor children with claw hammers clamber aboard an abandoned fishing vessel to pry loose and steal rusty nails from its deck. It's become a familiar sight in villages where some fishermen have been forced to give up their livelihoods since China took control of their fishing ... [Full Article]
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