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A fishing vessel in Greenland will try to free a cruise ship that ran aground with 206 people

  COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A fishing vessel owned by Greenland’s government will attempt to use a high tide to pull free a Bahamas-flagged Norwegian cruise ship carrying 206 people that ran aground in the world’s northernmost national park, authorities said. Capt. Flemming Madsen of the Danish Joint Arctic Command told The Associated Press that …

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Proposed Gulf of Carpentaria gillnet ban unviable for business, commercial fishers warn

  Queensland fishers say a proposal to close some waters in Far North Queensland to gill netting will result in more imported and costly seafood for consumers, but conservationists welcome the change. Key points: The Queensland government is proposing widespread gillnet bans in the Gulf of Carpentaria Fishers say they were not consulted on the …