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MALTA: Fisherman nets major acting award at the Sundance Film Festival

MALTA: Fisherman nets major acting award at the Sundance Film Festival | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

A film featuring the conditions of Maltese fisherman, their everyday struggles, their challenges in a continuously changing world.

Scicluna plays Jesmark, a struggling fisherman, who is forced to turn his back on generations of tradition and risk everything by entering the world of blackmarket fishing to provide for his wife and newborn baby.

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Suez canal scheme ‘threatens ecosystem and human activity in Mediterranean’

Suez canal scheme ‘threatens ecosystem and human activity in Mediterranean’ | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

The continuing expansion of the Suez canal risks causing serious harm to marine lifeforms and economic activity in the Mediterranean sea, scientists are warning

Egypt is building a second “lane” to the Suez canal, as well as widening the existing channel, in an “ominous” scheme scientists fear could allow greater numbers of non-indigenous species to enter the Mediterranean and endanger the native ecosystem.

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David Attenborough urges action on plastics after filming Blue Planet II

David Attenborough urges action on plastics after filming Blue Planet II | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

A Guardian investigation established that consumers around the world buy a million plastic bottles a minute. Plastic production is set to double in the next 20 years and quadruple by 2050. Around the world, more than 8m tonnes of plastic leaks into the oceans, and a recent study found that billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic.

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