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World News: Statement by Elizabeth Maruma Mrema Acting Executive Secretary Convention on Biological Diversity on the Occasion of World Soil Day 2019: “Stop soil erosion, save our future” December 06, 2019   |  Source: CBD

Most of us pay little attention to the soil under our feet, yet all human life depends on it. Representing at least a quarter of global biodiversity, soil is the foundation on which the house of terrestrial biodiversity is built. As governments prepare to...

Bangladesh: Sustainable development of marine resources December 06, 2019   |  Source: The Financial Express

Following the approval of the Bangladesh Maritime Zones Act, 2019 by the Cabinet last week, doors are now wide open for the country to explore and exploit the rich marine resources of the Bay of Bengal and exercise the country's right over the extended ma...

Pakistan: Marine fisheries: Neglected sector of Pakistan’s economy December 06, 2019   |  Source: Pakistan Observer

Since past few years; marine experts and government officials have been discussing same aged old challenges faced by fisheries sector of Pakistan, but loss has been done on ground to achieve a ‘thriving fisheries sector’. Traditionally, overfishing, p...

Tamil Nadu: Marine Enforcement Wing to keep check on banned fishing practices December 06, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

The banned fishing practices are soon to be dealt by law as the fisheries department will have its law enforcement entity called the Marine Enforcement Wing (MEW), operational in two months. The wing is part of a state-wide initiative of the animal husban...

India: Shrimp looks to China for demand growth December 06, 2019   |  Source: The Financial Express

Indian shrimp looks at China for growth in demand as US imports is seen slowing. According to a trade report by FAO’s Globefish, which is responsible for information and analysis on international fish trade and markets, China is now the world’s number...

Odisha: Aquaculture empowers women socially, financially December 06, 2019   |  Source: Orissa Post

ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar observed “Women in Agriculture Day” at Krishi Vigyan Kendra here Wednesday. As per reports, more than 30 per cent of women are cultivators themselves and more than 45 per cent serve as agri...

Myanmar: Fish resources fall sharply in past 38 years: research December 06, 2019   |  Source: Myanmar Times

Fish inhabiting the surface waters of Myanmar declined by about 80 percent between 1980 and 2018 and there was a steep drop in commercially important fish on the seabed, according to joint research by Myanmar and Norwegian scientists. The study, carried o...

India: Catching fish to feed fish: Report details ‘unsustainable’ fishmeal and oil industry by Monica Evans December 06, 2019   |  Source: Mongabay

- Every year almost one-fifth of the world’s wild-caught fish are dried, pressed and ground into oil and meal, the majority of which is then fed to farmed fish and crustaceans that people will eat. - A report released in October by the Netherlands-base...

Tamil Nadu: Three TN fishermen detained in Iran released December 05, 2019   |  Source: Outlook India

Three fishermen from Tamil Nadu, detained by Iranian authorities after their Saudi-owned trawler was confiscated in January this year, have been released following intervention by the Indian government. The fishermen are flying back home on Tuesday. Union...

Bangladesh: Exploring merit of marine fish December 05, 2019   |  Source: The Financial Express

To fish-loving Bangalees, the news that catches of different species of marine fish including Hilsha have gone up remarkably compared to the previous year is indeed an auspicious one. No less than 625,550 tonnes of Hilsha were hauled at different fisherie...

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