Climate change pushes Malaysia’s coastal fishermen away from the sea

Going to sea in small boats has become increasingly risky as the weather becomes unpredictable., Gelang Patah, Malaysia – On an overcast morning six years ago, Mohammad Ridhwan Mohd Yazid was on his way back to Malaysia’s southern Johor coast when his small fishing boat was caught in a sudden storm. In a matter of minutes, the calm southerly March winds transformed into gales whipping up high seas that slammed into his boat, knocking both him and the day’s catch into the air. Alone and,2024-03-07 00:21:00,Read More