fisherfolk


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fisherfolk

(ˈfɪʃəˌfəʊk)
pl n
(Angling) people who earn their living by fishing; fishermen and women collectively
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This year alone, small-scale farmers, fisherfolk, pastoralists and foresters - from Myanmar to Guatemala and from Vanuatu to Malawi - have seen their livelihoods eroded or erased by cyclones, droughts, floods and earthquakes, said FAO Director-General Jos Graziano da Silva in a statement.
Local fisherfolk from three Eastern Samar towns, who were among the victims of super-typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in 2013, recently received a total of 63 peace boats to help survivors recover from the disaster.
5 million acres of land since the 1980s and is eating up about 100 acres on a daily basis, said Muhammad Ali Shah, chairman of the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum, while explaining the issues regarding sea erosion and the ever-depleting marine life.
The destruction of our marine ecosystems will lead to the extinction of thousands of species and be detrimental to tourism, food supply, and sustenance and livelihood of our fisherfolk, Legarda warned.
Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) presented the traditional gift of Ajrak to the freed Indian fishermen.
Steps to involve the fisherfolk in responsible tourism initiatives, too, have been suggested.
Kamal Shah of the Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum appealed to the Indian government to also release the Pakistani fishermen locked up in Indian jails for over 15 years.
Dave Graham is a volunteer for Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade while his wife Jacqueline has taken an interest in the workwear used by fisherfolk of years gone by.
All the unused wadi stones have been left at the beach making it an eyesore to the fisherfolk and visitors.
Children of Sweat, a sectoral party at the House of Representatives, the International Fisherfolk and FishWorkers Coalition will join the mission, said Hicap, adding that environmental groups and local government officials have expressed support for the mission's effort to determine the real environmetal effect of the disaster on the 130,000-hectare Tubbataha Reef.
The 92-year-old retired engineer was the last man to speak the Scottish dialect called Comarty fisherfolk.
A SCOTS dialect used by fisherfolk for centuries has died with the passing of the last native speaker.
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