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There are plenty of women working in the world of fishing — from fishing itself to processing and sales. There's an event in Italy called "Slow Fish" organized by the international Slow Food network. It focuses on issues of sustainability in fishing worldwide. This year the organizers chose to give women the spotlight. Dany Mitzman was there to meet a few of them.
Berliners have been celebrating the 70th anniversary of the end of the Soviet blockade, which strangled West Berlin after World War II. Residents were deprived of food and fuel, prompting the Western allies to respond by delivering vital supplies by air. Nathan Morley visited one of the events marking the Berlin Airlift anniversary at Berlin's iconic Tempelhof airport.
British celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, has announced the collapse of his restaurant group. Over a thousand jobs are at risk. Oliver says he's sad about the expected closure of 25 sites. He blames stiff competition. Last year, he named Brexit as the reason for closing six of them - saying rising food and staffing costs, as well as a weakening pound, were adding to difficulties.
Twice a year, our feathered friends make a marathon migration for warmth and food. We take some time to celebrate these birds, as well as meeting one woman who is making marathon journeys of her own - running 100 marathons in 100 days to raise awareness of the scarcity and waste of our most valuable resource - water.
Kamfers Dam, near Kimberley, is the only breeding area in South Africa for the shimmering flocks of pink birds, but after the dam dried out, more than 2000 eggs abandoned in scorching heat as the parents flew away to find food. Since then, an operation has been underway to save as many chicks as possible.