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Goa: GRE opposes LED lights in Goa's waters April 07, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Goenchea Ramponkaranchea Ekvott (GRE) has opposed the use of LED lights in the territorial waters of Goa, stating that this foreign fishing method is totally destructive in nature. GRE president Agnelo Rodrigues alleged that boat owners have invested lakh...

Goa: Existing CZMP extended up to January 2017 April 07, 2016   |  Source: GOA COM  | Copyright: 2016 GOACOM

The State government has extended the existing Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) up to January 2017, pending the ongoing process to draft a new plan. The existing CZMP, drafted in 1996 (extended time and again) was valid up to January 2016, post which a...

Maharashtra: Taloja industries join fishermen to protest Kasadi river pollution April 07, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

In a rare gesture of solidarity, Taloja Industries Association has joined the fishing community to protest the release of untreated waste from the common effluent treatment plant (CETP) in Taloja, which is polluting Kasadi river. Honorary president of the...

Maharashtra: Fishermen rescued after boat crashes into rock April 07, 2016   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2015 Business Standard Private Ltd.

Marine police today rescued fifteen fishermen off Vasai coast in Palghar district of Maharashtra after their boat crashed into a rock. Vasai tehesildar Gajendra Patole said that the fishermen sailed out early today onboard 'Devdoot' boat from Arnala. It r...

Bangladesh: Climate change and health in Bangladesh: a baseline cross-sectional survey by Kabir April 06, 2016   |  Source: Global Health Action

Bangladesh is facing the unavoidable challenge of adaptation to climate change. However, very little is known in relation to climate change and health. This article provides information on potential climate change impact on health, magnitude of climate-se...

Maldives: Maldives scraps plan to lease islands in biosphere reserve after outcry by Asima Nizar and Fathmath Shaahunaz April 06, 2016   |  Source: Haveeru  | Copyright: 2015 Haveeru Media Group.

Seven of the 20 islands in Baa atoll, including islands in the atoll’s protected Biosphere Reserve, which were to be leased to Varuva under the bidding policy will not be awarded, announced the fisheries ministry. The ministry stated that following the ...

Sri Lanka: UK assures fullest cooperation for the development of fisheries industry April 06, 2016   |  Source: News.Lk  | Copyright: The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka 2016

The United Kingdom will render assistance to develop Sri Lanka's fisheries industry, its Deputy High Commissioner in Colombo has assured Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Mahinda Amaraweera. The Deputy High Commissioner to Sri Lanka ...

Myanmar: Myanmar Economy: Will it take a new turn? by Dr B K Mukhopadhyay April 06, 2016   |  Source: The Sentinel  | Copyright: The Sentinel, 2003-2009

ADB is hopeful that Myanmar’s positive political developments and structural reform programs will help foster economic growth and investment. As per latest assessment of ADB [Asian Development Bank] Myanmar’s economic growth will increase by 1.2 perce...

Kerala: Suspected oil slick seen off Kochi coast April 06, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Over the past few days, there have been a number of reports of sighting oil slicks off the coast of Kochi. On Tuesday morning, a large patch of petro-chemical like iridescent substance was seen floating on the water near Aspinwall House in Kochi, leading ...

Tamil Nadu: Four Indian fishermen arrested in Northern seas April 06, 2016   |  Source: The Sunday Times  | Copyright: 2015 Wijeya Newspapers Ltd.

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest four Indian fishermen who were poaching in Sri Lankan waters Southwest of Delft Island yesterday. An fishing trawler was also seized from the fishermen. The arrested fishermen along with the fish...

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