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Sri Lanka: Indian Fishermen Destroying Our Marine Resources Permanently by Camelia Nathaniel April 04, 2016   |  Source: The Sunday Leader

Marine experts in Sri Lanka have stated that poaching and bottom trawling by Indian fishermen and illegal fishing methods used by the local fishermen have been permanently destroying the marine resources around the country and they predict that the r...

Bangladesh: Activists doubt UNESCO’s upcoming Sundarbans report by Sultana Kamal April 04, 2016   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2016 / thedailystar.net

The National Committee to Protect Sundarbans today expressed doubt over the report on the Sundarbans that the UNESCO is about to prepare based on their recent visit to the largest mangrove forest. The UNESCO mission had scheduled to meet environment activ...

India: Desi Shrimp Farms Get Made in India Feed by S V Krishna Chaitanya April 04, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

Complimenting the ‘Make in India’ vision envisaged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, researchers in Chennai at Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) have developed indigenously formulated feed for the multi-billion dollar shrimp industr...

India: The sea has many histories by Shailaja Tripathi April 04, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Photographer Ravi Agarwal has an intense relationship with water. Not only as an activist is Agarwal engaged with urban ecological issues but as an artist as well. Founder of environmental NGO Toxics Link, Agarwal shifts his gaze to the sea this time arou...

India: Pearly nautilus may get extra protection by KS Sudhi April 04, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The pelagic marine mollusc with one of the oldest animal lineages on the planet, may get an extra global legal protection soon. The palm-sized adult animal, which could live up to 20 years in ocean depths, may soon be included in the Appendix 2 of the Con...

Andhra Pradesh: Sustenance Becomes a Difficult Catch for Andhra Pradesh Fishermen April 04, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

It’s still sometime left for the annual fishing ban period to begin and the coast of the prot city carries a sombre look with hoards of mechanized boat remained anchored to the shore. Their long-wait for the diesel subsidy promised by the governmentis s...

Tamil Nadu: TN government is building structures that are destroying Kovalam beach by Pooja Kumar April 04, 2016   |  Source: The News Minute  | Copyright: 2015 www.thenewsminute.com

Kovalam is a fishing hamlet 30 KM south of Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu. Initially developed as a port town, Kovalam is famous for its beaches, particularly the natural bay formation of the coast and the sprawling sand dunes. Over the years, the be...

Kerala: Rampant reclamation of wetlands, mangroves by Greeshma Gopal Giri April 04, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

As election fever grips Ernakulam and officials busy with pre-poll works, the rampant reclamation of water bodies, paddy fields, wetlands and destruction of mangroves are going unnoticed. Environmentalists and Kerala Coastal Zone Management Authority (KCZ...

Goa: Goa lacks vessels, staff to check fishermen illegalities April 04, 2016   |  Source: The Navhind Times  | Copyright: www.navhindtimes.in 2011

Fisheries Minister Avertano Furtado has expressed the need for procurement of patrolling vessels to maintain vigil at the seas as patrolling of the coastal waters has become a subject of concern in the event of newly evolved techniques of fishing includin...

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Japanese collaboration in fisheries sector to usher in Blue Revolution in Isles, economy to get a boost by Ashok Kumar Srivastav April 04, 2016   |  Source: The Echo of India  | Copyright: Echo of India

The Blue Revolution in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is all set to become a reality. Two deep sea fishing harbors are going to be developed very soon by Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA). According to sources, the Union Ministry of Agricul...

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