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Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish. [1]

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Aberdeen (Aiberdeen; Obar Dheathain) is Scotland's third most populous city, one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas and the United Kingdom's 37th most populous built-up area, with an official population estimate of 228,990.

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Act of Parliament

An Act of Parliament is a statute enacted as primary legislation by a national or sub-national parliament.

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Albert Illingworth, 1st Baron Illingworth

Albert Holden Illingworth, 1st Baron Illingworth PC (25 May 1865–23 January 1942), was a British businessman and Liberal politician.

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Albert, Prince Consort

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel; later The Prince Consort; 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) was the husband of Queen Victoria.

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An anchovy is a small, common salt-water forage fish of the family Engraulidae.

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Angling is a method of fishing by means of an "angle" (fish hook).

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Animal glue

An animal glue is an adhesive that is created by prolonged boiling of animal connective tissue.

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Apostle (Christian)

According to the Bible's New Testament, the Apostles were the primary disciples of Jesus, the central figure in Christianity.

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Aquaculture, also known as aquafarming, is the farming of aquatic organisms such as fish, crustaceans, molluscs and aquatic plants.

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Aquaculture of catfish

Catfish is easy to farm in warm climates, leading to inexpensive and safe food at local grocers.

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Aquaculture of salmonids

The aquaculture of salmonids is the farming and harvesting of salmonids under controlled conditions for both commercial and recreational purposes.

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Aquaculture of tilapia

Tilapia has become the third most important fish in aquaculture after carp and salmon; worldwide production exceeded 1,500,000 metric tons in 2002 and increases annually.

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An aquarium (plural: aquariums or aquaria) is a vivarium of any size having at least one transparent side in which water-dwelling plants or animals are kept and displayed.

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Aquatic animal

An aquatic animal is an animal, either vertebrate or invertebrate, which lives in water for most or all of its life.

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Aquatic mammal

Aquatic and semiaquatic mammals are a diverse group of mammals that dwell partly or entirely in bodies of water.

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Archaeology or archeology, is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that has been left behind by past human populations, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts (also known as eco-facts) and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record).

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Aristocracy (Greek ἀριστοκρατία aristokratía, from ἄριστος aristos "excellent," and κράτος kratos "power") is a form of government that places power in the hands of a small, privileged ruling class.

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An arrow is a shafted projectile that is shot with a bow.

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Artificial fly

An artificial fly or fly lure is a type of fishing lure, usually used in the sport of fly fishing (although they may also be used in other forms of angling).

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Artisanal fishing

Artisanal fishing (or traditional fishing) are various small-scale, low-technology, low-capital, fishing practices undertaken by individual fishing households (as opposed to commercial companies).

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Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceanic divisions, following the Pacific Ocean.

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Bait (luring substance)

Bait is any substance used to attract prey, e.g. in a mousetrap.

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The bamboos are a subfamily (Bambusoideae) of flowering perennial evergreen plants in the grass family Poaceae.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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Beer is an alcoholic beverage produced by the saccharification of starch and fermentation of the resulting sugar.

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The Bible (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, "the books") is a collection of texts sacred in Judaism and Christianity.

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Big-game fishing

Big-game fishing, often referred to as offshore sportfishing, offshore gamefishing, or blue-water fishing is a form of recreational fishing, targeting large fish renowned for their sporting qualities, such as tuna and marlin.

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Bioeconomics (fisheries)

Bioeconomics is closely related to the early development of theories in fisheries economics, initially in the mid-1950s by Canadian economists Scott Gordon (in 1954) and Anthony Scott (1955).

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A boat is a watercraft of any size designed to float or plane, to work or travel on water.

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Bottom trawling

Bottom trawling is trawling (towing a trawl, which is a fishing net) along the sea floor.

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Brixham is a small fishing town and civil parish in the district of Torbay in the county of Devon, in the south-west of England.

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Brixham trawler

A Brixham trawler is a type of wooden, deep-sea fishing trawler first built in Brixham in Devon, England, in the 19th century and known for its high speed.

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Buddhism is a nontheistic religion or philosophy (Sanskrit: dharma; Pali: धम्म dhamma) that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on teachings attributed to Gautama Buddha, commonly known as the Buddha ("the awakened one").

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Bycatch, in the fishing industry, is a fish or other marine species that is caught unintentionally while catching certain target species and target sizes of fish, crabs etc.

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Cabin cruiser

A cabin cruiser is a type of power boat that provides accommodation for its crew and passengers inside the structure of the craft.

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Carp are various species of oily freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae, a very large group of fish native to Europe and Asia.

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Cast net

A cast net, also called a throw net, is a net used for fishing.

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Catch and release

Catch and release is a practice within recreational fishing intended as a technique of conservation.

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Cave painting

Cave paintings are paintings found on cave walls and ceilings, and especially those of prehistoric origin, which date back to some 40,000 years ago in both Asia and Europe.

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A cephalopod (pronounced) is any member of the molluscan class Cephalopoda (Greek plural κεφαλόποδα, kephalópoda; "head-feet").

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Charles Cotton

Charles Cotton (28 April 1630 – 16 February 1687) was an English poet and writer, best known for translating the work of Michel de Montaigne from the French, for his contributions to The Compleat Angler, and for the influential The Compleat Gamester attributed to him.

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ChristianityFrom the Ancient Greek word Χριστός, Christos, a translation of the Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", together with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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"Clam" is an informal term used to refer to any molluscans within Class Bivalvia.

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Clarification and stabilization of wine

In winemaking, clarification and stabilization are the processes by which insoluble matter suspended in the wine is removed before bottling.

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Cockpit (sailing)

In the Royal Navy, the term cockpit originally referred to the area where the coxswain was stationed.

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Cod is the common name for the genus Gadus of demersal fishes, belonging to the family Gadidae.

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Commercial fishing

Commercial fishing is the activity of catching fish and other seafood for commercial profit, mostly from wild fisheries.

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A community is a social unit of any size that shares common values.

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Crabs are decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura, which typically have a very short projecting "tail" (abdomen) (βραχύς / brachys.

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Crustaceans (Crustacea) form a very large group of arthropods, usually treated as a subphylum, which includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill and barnacles.

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Culinary art

Culinary art, in which culinary means "related to cooking", is the art of the preparation, cooking and presentation of food, usually in the form of meals.

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Culture is, in the words of E.B. Tylor, "that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society." Cambridge English Dictionary states that culture is, "the way of life, especially the general customs and beliefs, of a particular group of people at a particular time." As a defining aspect of what it means to be human, culture is a central concept in anthropology, encompassing the range of phenomena that are transmitted through social learning in human societies.

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Cuttlefish are marine animals of the order Sepiida.

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Daniel Pauly

Daniel Pauly is a French-born marine biologist, well known for his work in studying human impacts on global fisheries.

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Deck (ship)

A deck is a permanent covering over a compartment or a hull of a ship.

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Derbyshire (or; abbreviated Derbys. or Derbs.) is a county in the East Midlands of England.

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Diesel engine

The diesel engine (also known as a compression-ignition or 'CI' engine) is an internal combustion engine in which ignition of the fuel that has been injected into the combustion chamber is initiated by the high temperature which a gas achieves when greatly compressed (adiabatic compression).

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A dinghy (or dingey) is a type of small boat, often carried or towed for use as a ship's boat by a larger vessel.

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Dogger (boat)

The dogger was a form of fishing boat, described as early as the fourteenth century, that commonly operated in the North Sea.

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Dugout canoe

A dugout canoe or simply dugout is a boat made from a hollowed tree trunk.

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Echinoderm is the common name given to any member of the Phylum Echinodermata (from Ancient Greek, ἐχῖνος, echinos – "hedgehog" and δέρμα, derma – "skin") of marine animals.

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Ecology (from οἶκος, "house"; -λογία, "study of") is the scientific analysis and study of interactions among organisms and their environment.

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English Civil War

The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of armed conflicts and political machinations between Parliamentarians ("Roundheads") and Royalists ("Cavaliers") in the Kingdom of England over, principally, the manner of its government.

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Environmental impact of fishing

The environmental impact of fishing includes issues such as the availability of fish, overfishing, fisheries, and fisheries management; as well as the impact of fishing on other elements of the environment, such as by-catch.

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Environmental issue

Environmental issues are harmful effects of human activity on the biophysical environment.

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A fertilizer (or fertiliser in British English) is any material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is applied to soils or to plant tissues (usually leaves) to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants.

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Fiberglass (or fibreglass) is a type of fiber reinforced plastic where the reinforcement fiber is specifically glass fiber.

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A fish is any member of a paraphyletic group of organisms that consist of all gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.

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Fish as food

Fish is consumed as a food by many species, including humans.

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Fish emulsion

Fish emulsion is a fertilizer emulsion that is produced from the fluid remains of fish processed for fish oil and fish meal industrially.

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Fish farming

Fish farming or pisciculture is the principal form of aquaculture, while other methods may fall under mariculture.

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Fish hatchery

A fish hatchery is a "place for artificial breeding, hatching and rearing through the early life stages of animals, finfish and shellfish in particular".

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Fish hook

A fish hook or fishhook is a device for catching fish either by impaling them in the mouth or, more rarely, by snagging the body of the fish.

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Fish marketing

Fish marketing is the marketing and sale of fish products.

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Fish meal

Fish meal, or fishmeal, is a commercial product made from fish and the bones and offal from processed fish.

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Fish migration

Many types of fish migrate on a regular basis, on time scales ranging from daily to annually or longer, and over distances ranging from a few metres to thousands of kilometres.

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Fish oil

Fish oil is oil derived from the tissues of oily fish.

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Fish processing

The term fish processing refers to the processes associated with fish and fish products between the time fish are caught or harvested, and the time the final product is delivered to the customer.

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Fish trap

A fish trap is a trap used for fishing.

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Fisheries and climate change

Rising ocean temperatures and ocean acidification are radically altering aquatic ecosystems.

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Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

The Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC) is a statutory authority that manages investment by the Australian Government and the Australian fishing and aquaculture industry.

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Fisheries science

Fisheries science is the academic discipline of managing and understanding fisheries.

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A fisherman or fisher is someone who captures fish and other animals from a body of water, or gathers shellfish.

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Generally, a fishery is an entity engaged in raising or harvesting fish which is determined by some authority to be a fishery.

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A fishfinder or sounder (Australia) is an instrument used to locate fish underwater by detecting reflected pulses of sound energy, as in sonar.

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Fishing bait

Fishing bait is any substance used to attract and catch fish, e.g. on the end of a fishing hook, or inside a fish trap.

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Fishing float

A float, also called a bobber in the United States, is an item of angling equipment that is attached to the fishing line which serves several purposes.

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Fishing gaff

In fishing, a gaff is a pole with a sharp hook on the end that is used to stab a large fish and then lift the fish into the boat or onto shore.

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Fishing line

A fishing line is a cord used or made for angling.

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Fishing lure

A fishing lure is a type of artificial fishing bait which is designed to attract a fish's attention.

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Fishing net

A fishing net or fishnet is a net used for fishing.

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Fishing reel

A fishing reel is a cylindrical device attached to a fishing rod used in winding and stowing line.

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Fishing rod

A fishing rod is a long, flexible length of glass fibre composite, carbon fibre composite or, classically, bamboo, used to catch fish.

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Fishing sinker

A fishing sinker or knoch is a weight used in conjunction with a fishing lure or hook to increase its rate of sink, anchoring ability, and/or casting distance.

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Fishing swivel

A fishing swivel is a small device consisting of two rings connected to a pivoting joint.

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Fishing tackle

Fishing tackle is the equipment used by fishermen when fishing.

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Fishing techniques

Fishing techniques are methods for catching fish.

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Fishing trawler

A fishing trawler, also known as a dragger, is a commercial fishing vessel designed to operate fishing trawls.

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Fishing village

A fishing village is a village, usually located near a fishing ground, with an economy based on catching fish and harvesting seafood.

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Flounder are a group of flatfish species.

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Fly fishing

Fly fishing is an angling method in which an artificial "fly" is used to catch fish.

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO; French: Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture, Italian: Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Alimentazione e l'Agricoltura) is an agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.

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Forage fish

Forage fish, also called prey fish or bait fish, are small pelagic fish which are preyed on by larger predators for food.

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Gaff rig

Gaff rig is a sailing rig (configuration of sails, mast and stays) in which the sail is four-cornered, fore-and-aft rigged, controlled at its peak and, usually, its entire head by a spar (pole) called the gaff.

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Gathering seafood by hand

Gathering seafood by hand can be as easy as picking shellfish or kelp up off the beach, or doing some digging for clams or crabs, or perhaps diving under the water for abalone or lobsters.

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George Cotton

George Edward Lynch Cotton (29 October 1813 – 6 October 1866) was an English educator and clergyman, known for his connections with British India and the public school system.

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George IV of the United Kingdom

George IV (George Augustus Frederick; 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover following the death of his father, George III, on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later.

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George W. Snyder

George W. Snyder (1780-1841) was a watchmaker and inventor.

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Gillnetting is a common fishing method used by commercial and artisanal fishermen of all the oceans and in some freshwater and estuary areas.

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Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London was a major conflagration that swept through the central parts of the English city of London, from Sunday, 2 September to Wednesday, 5 September 1666.

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Great Yarmouth

Great Yarmouth, often known to locals as Yarmouth, is a coastal town in Norfolk, England.

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Grimsby (or archaically Great Grimsby) is a large town and seaport situated on the South Bank of the Humber Estuary close to where it reaches the North Sea.

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A haberdasher is a person who sells small articles for sewing, such as buttons, ribbons, zips, (in the United Kingdom) or a men's outfitter (American English).

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Handline fishing

Handline fishing, or handlining, is a fishing technique where a single fishing line is held in the hands.

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A harpoon is a long spear-like instrument used in fishing, whaling, sealing, and other marine hunting to catch fish or large marine mammals such as whales.

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Harwich is a town in Essex, England and one of the Haven ports, located on the coast with the North Sea to the east.

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Herring are forage fish, mostly belonging to the family Clupeidae.

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Hinduism is the dominant religion, or way of life, in South Asia, most notably in India and Nepal.

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A hobby is a regular activity that is done for enjoyment, typically during one's leisure time.

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Holland is a region and former province on the western coast of the Netherlands.

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Horsehair is the long, coarse hair growing on the manes and tails of horses.

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A hunter-gatherer or early human society is one in which most or all food is obtained from wild plants and animals, in contrast to agricultural societies, which rely mainly on domesticated species.

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Individual fishing quota

Individual fishing quotas (IFQs) also known as "individual transferable quotas" are one kind of catch share, a means by which many governments regulate fishing.

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.

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Invertebrates are animals that neither possess nor develop a vertebrae (vertebral column), derived from the notochord.

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Isinglass is a substance obtained from the dried swim bladders of fish.

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Islam (There are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster). The most common are (Oxford English Dictionary, Random House) and (American Heritage Dictionary). الإسلام,: Arabic pronunciation varies regionally. The first vowel ranges from ~~. The second vowel ranges from ~~~. In Northwestern Africa, they do not have stress or lengthened vowels.) is a monotheistic, Abrahamic religion articulated by the Qur'an, a religious text considered by its adherents to be the verbatim word of God, and, for the vast majority of adherents, by the teachings and normative example (called the sunnah, composed of accounts called hadith) of Muhammad (circa 570–8 June 632 CE), considered by most of them to be the last prophet of God.

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Izaak Walton

Izaak Walton (c. 1594 – 15 December 1683) was an English writer.

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Jainism, traditionally known as the Jina śāsana or Jain dharma, is one of the oldest Indian religions and belongs to the śramaṇa tradition.

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Jesus (Ἰησοῦς; 7–2 BC to AD 30–33), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth or Jesus Christ, is the central figure of Christianity, whom the teachings of most Christian denominations hold to be the Son of God.

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Juliana Berners

Juliana Berners, O.S.B., (or Barnes or Bernes) (born 1388), English writer on heraldry, hawking and hunting, is said to have been prioress of the Priory of St. Mary of Sopwell, near St Albans in Hertfordshire.

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Juvenile fish

Juvenile fish go through various stages between birth and adulthood.

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A kayak is a small, narrow boat primarily designed to be manually propelled by means of a double-bladed paddle.

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Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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Kingston upon Hull

Hull, officially Kingston upon Hull, is a city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

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Krill are small crustaceans of the order Euphausiacea, and are found in all the world's oceans.

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Law is a system of rules that are enforced through social institutions to govern behaviour.

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Leisure, or free time, is time spent away from business, work, domestic chores and education.

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Leith; Lìte; is a district to the north of the city of Edinburgh at the mouth of the Water of Leith.

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Lepenski Vir

Lepenski Vir (Лепенски Вир, Lepen Whirl) is an important Mesolithic archaeological site located in Serbia in central Balkan peninsula The latest radiocarbon and AMS data suggests that the chronology of Lepenski Vir is compressed between 9500/7200-6000 BC.

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List of fishing villages

This is a list of fishing villages.

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Clawed lobsters comprise a family (Nephropidae, sometimes also Homaridae) of large marine crustaceans.

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Longline fishing

Longline fishing is a commercial fishing technique.

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Mackerel is a common name applied to a number of different species of pelagic fish, mostly, but not exclusively, from the family Scombridae.

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Mariculture is a specialized branch of aquaculture involving the cultivation of marine organisms for food and other products in the open ocean, an enclosed section of the ocean, or in tanks, ponds or raceways which are filled with seawater.

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Marine biology

Marine biology is the scientific study of organisms in the ocean or other marine or brackish bodies of water.

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Marine conservation

Marine conservation, also known as marine resources conservation, is the protection and preservation of ecosystems in oceans and seas.

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Marine pollution

Marine pollution occurs when harmful, or potentially harmful, effects result from the entry into the ocean of chemicals, particles, industrial, agricultural and residential waste, noise, or the spread of invasive organisms.

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A marlin is a fish from the family Istiophoridae (includes about 10 species).

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A midden (also kitchen midden or shell heap; from early Scandinavian; Norwegian: mødding, Danish: mødding, Swedish regional: mödding) is an old dump for domestic waste which may consist of animal bone, human excrement, botanical material, vermin, shells, sherds, lithics (especially debitage), and other artifacts and ecofacts associated with past human occupation.

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One million (1,000,000) or one thousand thousand is the natural number following 999,999 and preceding 1,000,001.

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A miracle is an event not explicable by natural or scientific laws.

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The molluscs or mollusksSpelled mollusks in the USA, see reasons given in Rosenberg's; for the spelling mollusc see the reasons given by compose the large phylum of invertebrate animals known as the Mollusca.

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Monitoring control and surveillance

Monitoring, control and surveillance (MCS), in the context of fisheries, is defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations as a broadening of traditional enforcing national rules over fishing, to the support of the broader problem of fisheries management.

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In biological anatomy, commonly referred to as the mouth, under formal names such as the oral cavity, buccal cavity, or in Latin cavum oris, is the opening through which many animals take in food and issue vocal sounds.

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Mullet (fish)

The mullets or grey mullets are a family (Mugilidae) and order of ray-finned fish found worldwide in coastal temperate and tropical waters, and in some species in fresh water.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA, pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce focused on the conditions of the oceans and the atmosphere.

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New Age

The New Age is a term applied to a range of spiritual or religious beliefs and practices that developed in Western nations during the 1970s.

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Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk)), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus Jan Mayen and the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard.

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Nottingham is a city in Nottinghamshire, England, south of Sheffield and north of Leicester.

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Oceanography (compound of the Greek words ὠκεανός meaning "ocean" and γράφω meaning "write"), also known as oceanology and marine science, is the branch of Earth science that studies the ocean.

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An octopus (or; plural: octopuses, octopi, or octopodes; see below) is a cephalopod mollusc of the order Octopoda.

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Overfishing is a form of overexploitation where fish stocks are reduced to below acceptable levels.

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The word oyster is used as a common name for a number of different families of saltwater clams, bivalve molluscs that live in marine or brackish habitats.

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The Paleolithic (American spelling; British spelling: Palaeolithic; pronunciation: or) Age, Era or Period is a prehistoric period of human history distinguished by the development of the most primitive stone tools discovered (Grahame Clark's Modes I and II), and covers roughly 95% of human technological prehistory.

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Papal regalia and insignia

Papal regalia and insignia are the official items of attire and decoration proper to the Pope in his capacity as the head of the Roman Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State.

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Phishing is the attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money), often for malicious reasons, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication.

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Phys.org is a science, research and technology news website specializing in the hard science subjects of physics, space and earth science, biology, chemistry, electronics, nanotechnology and technology in general.

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Pleasure describes the broad class of mental states that humans and other animals experience as positive, enjoyable, or worth seeking.

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Pontoon (boat)

A pontoon is a flotation device with buoyancy sufficient to float itself as well as a heavy load.

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The Pope (papa; from πάππας pappas, a child's word for father) is the Bishop of Rome and the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.

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Population dynamics of fisheries

A fishery is an area with an associated fish or aquatic population which is harvested for its commercial or recreational value.

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Port of Grimsby

The Port of Grimsby is located on the south bank of the Humber Estuary at Grimsby in North East Lincolnshire.

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Prince consort

A prince consort is the husband of a queen regnant who is not himself a king in his own right.

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A propeller is a type of fan that transmits power by converting rotational motion into thrust.

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Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Radio navigation

Radio navigation or radionavigation is the application of radio frequencies to determine a position on the Earth.

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A raft is any flat structure for support or transportation over water.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of conveyance of passengers and goods, by way of wheeled vehicles running on rails.

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Raw material

A raw material, also known as a feedstock or most correctly unprocessed material, is a basic material that is used to produce goods, finished products, energy, or intermediate materials which are feedstock for future finished products.

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Recreation is an activity of leisure, leisure being discretionary time.

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Recreational boat fishing

Recreational fishermen usually fish either from a boat or from a shoreline or river bank.

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Recreational fishing

Recreational fishing, also called sport fishing, is fishing for pleasure or competition.

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Redditch, is a town and local government district in north-east Worcestershire, England, approximately south of Birmingham.

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A religion is an organized collection of beliefs, cultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to an order of existence.

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River Wye, Derbyshire

http://www.derbyshireuk.net/river_wye.html--> The River Wye is a limestone river in the Peak District of Derbyshire, England.

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Royal warrant of appointment

Royal warrants of appointment have been issued for centuries to tradespeople who supply goods or services to a royal court or certain royal personages.

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Runabout (boat)

A runabout is any small motorboat holding between four and eight people, well suited to moving about on the water.

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Sailfish are a genus Istiophorus of billfish living in warmer sections of all the oceans of the world.

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Saint Peter

Saint Peter (Petrus, Petros, Syriac/Aramaic: ܫܸܡܥܘܿܢ ܟܹ݁ܐܦ݂ܵܐ, Shemayon Keppa, שמעון בר יונה; died 64 AD), also known as Simon Peter, Simeon, or Simōn, according to the New Testament, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, leaders of the early Christian Church.

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Salmon is the common name for several species of fish in the family Salmonidae.

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Sardines, or pilchards, are common names used to refer to various small, oily fish within the herring family of Clupeidae.

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Scallop is a common name that is primarily applied to any one of numerous species of saltwater clams or marine bivalve mollusks in the taxonomic family Pectinidae, the scallops.

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Scandinavia is a historical and cultural-linguistic region in Northern Europe characterized by a common ethno-cultural North Germanic heritage and related languages.

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Scarborough, North Yorkshire

Scarborough is a town on the North Sea coast of North Yorkshire, England.

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A sea is a large body of salt water that is surrounded in whole or in part by land.

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Sea Around Us Project

The Sea Around Us Project (SAUP) is an international research group based at the University of British Columbia UBC Fisheries Centre that is devoted to studying the impacts of fisheries on the world's marine ecosystems.

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Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans.

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A seaside is the marine coast of a sea.

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Seine fishing

Seine fishing (or seine-haul fishing) is a method of fishing that employs a seine or dragnet.

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Sharks are a group of fish characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton, five to seven gill slits on the sides of the head, and pectoral fins that are not fused to the head.

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Shellfish is a culinary and fisheries term for exoskeleton-bearing aquatic invertebrates used as food, including various species of molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms.

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The term shrimp is used to refer to some decapod crustaceans, although the exact animals covered can vary.

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Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles.

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Solunar theory

The solunar theory is a hypothesis that animals and fishes move according to the location of the moon in comparison to their bodies.

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Sopwell Priory

Sopwell Priory (also known as Sopwell Nunnery) was built c. 1140 in Hertfordshire, England by the Benedictine abbot of St Albans Abbey, Geoffrey de Gorham.

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South America

South America is a continent located in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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South Devon

South Devon is the southern part of Devon, England.

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Spearfishing is an ancient method of fishing that has been used throughout the world for millennia.

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Squid are cephalopods of the order Teuthida, which comprises around 304 species.

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A steamship, often referred to as a steamer, is an ocean faring seaworthy vessel that is propelled by one or more steam engines that typically drive (turn) propellers or paddlewheels.

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The stern is the back or aft-most part of a ship or boat, technically defined as the area built up over the sternpost, extending upwards from the counter rail to the taffrail.

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Subsistence economy

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Sustainable fishery

A conventional idea of a sustainable fishery is that it is one that is harvested at a sustainable rate, where the fish population does not decline over time because of fishing practices.

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Tarpons are large fish of the genus Megalops; one species is native to the Atlantic, and the other to the Indo-Pacific Oceans.

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A textile or cloth is a flexible woven material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres often referred to as thread or yarn.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.

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Tianyuan man

Tianyuan man (Chinese: t 人, s 人, p Tiányuándòng Rén) are the remains of one of the earliest modern humans to inhabit eastern Asia.

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The tonne (British and SI; or metric ton (in the United States) is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to.

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Trawling is a method of fishing that involves pulling a fishing net through the water behind one or more boats.

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Trout is the common name for a number of species of freshwater fish belonging to the genera Oncorhynchus, Salmo and Salvelinus, all of the subfamily Salmoninae of the family Salmonidae.

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A tuna is a saltwater finfish that belongs to the tribe Thunnini, a sub-grouping of the mackerel family (Scombridae) – which together with the tunas, also includes the bonitos, mackerels, and Spanish mackerels.

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A turbine (from the Latin turbo, a vortex, related to the Greek τύρβη, tyrbē, meaning "turbulence"), is a rotary mechanical device that extracts energy from a fluid flow and converts it into useful work.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation.

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United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an international environmental treaty (currently the only international climate policy venue with broad legitimacy, due in part to its virtually universal membership) negotiated at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), informally known as the Earth Summit, held in Rio de Janeiro from 3 to 14 June 1992.

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University of British Columbia

The University of British Columbia, commonly referred to as UBC, is a public Canadian research university based in British Columbia.

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Waders (footwear)

Waders refers to a waterproof boot extending from the foot to the chest, traditionally made from vulcanised rubber, but available in more modern PVC, neoprene and Gore-Tex variants.

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Water (chemical formula: H2O) is a transparent fluid which forms the world's streams, lakes, oceans and rain, and is the major constituent of the fluids of organisms.

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West Indies

The West Indies is a region of the Caribbean Basin and North Atlantic Ocean that includes the many islands and island nations of the Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.

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Whale is the common name for a widely distributed and diverse group of fully aquatic marine mammals.

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Whaling is the hunting of whales primarily for meat, oil, and blubber.

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Wild fisheries

A fishery is an area with an associated fish or aquatic population which is harvested for its commercial value.

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Wine (from Latin vinum) is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented grapes or other fruits.

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World population

In demographics and general statistics, the term world population refers to the total number of living humans on Earth.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Zoroastrianism or Mazdaism is the religion ascribed to the teachings of the prophet Zoroaster, whose Supreme Being was Ahura Mazda.

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2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference

The 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference, commonly known as the Copenhagen Summit, was held at the Bella Center in Copenhagen, Denmark, between 7 and 18 December.

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