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Tamil Nadu: Draft Marine Fisheries Bill: A netting trouble by Dennis S. Jesudasan July 26, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

On July 20, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi against moving the Indian Marine Fisheries Bill, 2021, in Parliament, contending that many of its provisions went against the interests of the local fishermen and cert...

Maharashtra: Objections to the India Marin Fisheries (IMF) Bill 2021 July 26, 2021   |  Source : Maharashtra Machhimar Kruti Samiti (MMKS)

Maharashtra Machhimar Kruti Samiti (MMKS) has come to know regarding the Indian Marine Fisheries (IMF) Bill, 2021, which will be tabled in the current Parliament Session. The bill has certainly created more confusion among fisher communities than clarity ...

Odisha: Record growth of brackish water fish production, seafood export July 26, 2021   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2021

The State has achieved 748 per cent (pc) growth in brackish water fish production and 203 pc in sea food exports in the last 10 years. While the production of brackish water fish increased from 11,460 tonne in 2011-12 to 97,125 tonne in 2020-21 recording ...

Assam: Wetlands need protection July 26, 2021   |  Source: Sentinel Assam  | Copyright: 2021. Omega Printers & Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

The green signal given by Union Home Minister Amit Shah to the North East Space Application Centre (NESAC) and the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to conduct a joint study during the monsoon on the scope of diverting the water of the Brahmaputra...

Maharashtra: Hundreds of fish found dead in Jambhulwadi Lake; Mud Waves stated as probable reason by Alka Jain July 26, 2021   |  Source: Republic World  | Copyright: 2021 Republic.

In Pune's Jambhulwadi lake, 10 tonnes of fish were found dead on Thursday morning and locals rushed to collect them. Hindustan Times reported the statement given by a local fisherman on the reason behind the huge numbers of dead fish. The fisherman stated...

Jammu and Kashmir: Promoting Blue Revolution by Dr. Banarsi Lal, Dr. Vikas Tandon July 26, 2021   |  Source: Daily Excelsior

India possesses 2.4 per cent of the global land area and sustains 17.74 per cent of the world population. In India fish farming is a flourishing sector and a very important economic activity. This sector engages over 14.50 million people at the primary le...

Kerala: Future uncertain for trawler boat operators July 26, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Trawler boat owners engaged in deep-sea fishing are staring at a bleak future with the price of diesel going up relentlessly and loss of significant number of fishing days owing to COVID-19 restrictions. V.T. Gireesh, a trawler boat owner from Munambam, s...

Bangladesh: Thousands of fishermen waiting at seashore amid hostile weather by Pimple Barua July 26, 2021   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Most fishing trawlers in Chittagong could not go into fishing expeditions due to hostile weather even after the government’s 65-day ban on fishing in the sea ended. Thousands of fishermen are now waiting at the seashore. Due to low pressure forming in ...

Tamil Nadu: Indian Marine Fisheries Bill: Fishing for trouble? by S Godson Wisely Dass July 26, 2021   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2021

The Union government recently listed the Indian Marine Fisheries Bill, 2021 to be passed in the ongoing Monsoon session of Parliament, and fisherfolk have strongly objected to it, saying it would benefit corporates and deprive traditional fishermen of the...

Bangladesh: Hilsa Fishing: Unlucky in rivers, fishers counting days to go to sea July 26, 2021   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2021 thedailystar.net

Frustration is growing among the fishers of coastal region due to lack of hilsa fish in rivers. Even though the ban on fishing at sea expired on Friday, their luck is yet to change as they couldn't go to sea for the first two days after the ban due to the...

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