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Bangladesh: Marine experts urge all to reduce pollution to save Bay of Bengal January 13, 2022   |  Source: The Business Standard

Experts, at a recent seminar, have said that the nation must become aware of the environmental challenges to prevent marine pollution and save the Bay of Bengal. Plastic and forms of pollution may render the bay useless within the next 30 to 50 years, the...

Maharashtra: How Jaljeevika is enhancing the income, livelihood, and productivity of inland aquapreneurs by Nishith Patnaik January 13, 2022   |  Source: Your Story

Hailing from Maharashtra’s Yavatmal district, Prajakta, who once worked as a bank-sakhi, had to travel a great deal to reach the workplace. She gave it up to become a Financial Literacy CRP but found her true calling only when Jaljeevika entered her lif...

Pakistan: Downstream water shortage constitutes serious threat to Indus delta: experts January 13, 2022   |  Source: Business Recorder

Downstream water shortage has brought the Indus delta to an imminent colossal damage, besides reducing silt level phenomenally, experts warned the other day. Environment expert, Nasir Ali Panhwar while addressing at an event “Indus Delta: Environmental ...

India and Nepal: China’s building spree in Nepal is putting strain on the Himalayan ecosystem by Johan Augustin January 12, 2022   |  Source: Scroll

Trucks stir up dust on the gravel road here in Syabrubesi, an eight-hour drive from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. From Syabrubesi, the road winds 11 km north to the border with China, the only open route north since a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in 2015 d...

Maldives, Seychelles, Sri Lanka and Pakistan: IOTC publishes 2022 yellowfin tuna catch limits by Shem Oirere January 12, 2022   |  Source: Seafood Source

The Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) has, on the recommendation of its scentific committee, set the catch limit for yellowfin tuna at 287,140 metric tons (MT) in 2022. IOTC Executive Secretary Christopher O’Brien said in early January that 24 of the ...

Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha: IMD predicts heavy rainfall from today January 12, 2022   |  Source: Times Now News

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rainfall and thunderstorms across large swathes of east and central India over the next few days. The weather forecasting agency also predicted that cold wave conditions would prevail in parts of nor...

India: How India has approached customary international law January 12, 2022   |  Source: The Indian Express

An important report on “India and international law” by the parliamentary committee on external affairs was recently presented to the Lok Sabha. Among other things, the report discusses how Indian courts have dealt with international law. The committe...

Pakistan: Governor, CM discuss ecological restoration of Indus basin with UN team by Tahir Siddiqui January 12, 2022   |  Source: Dawn  | Copyright: 2022, Dawn

United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator to Pakistan Julien Harneis along with an eight-member team called on Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah separately to discuss matters relating to health, climate change, ...

Karnataka: 20 employees of fish processing unit near Mangaluru hospitalised after ammonia leak January 12, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu

Twenty employees, including 16 women, of a fish processing unit were admitted to private hospital in Mukka, on the outskirts of Mangaluru, following leakage of ammonia gas. Police said the victims are employees of Everest Fish Processing Plant in Panambur...

India: Seafood export unlikely to meet $ 7.8 billion target due to weak overseas demand by Shivam Dwivedi January 12, 2022   |  Source: Krishi Jagran  | Copyright: 2022 Krishi Jagran Media Group.

India's seafood export goal of $7.8 billion is unlikely to be realized for 2021-22, as rising cases of infectious disease have caused a business slump in Europe and the UK markets, among other issues that have exporters on edge. The Chinese situation is d...

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