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Tamil Nadu: Notice to Centre, State for diluting CRZ rules September 15, 2021   |  Source: Daily Thanthi Next  | Copyright: 2021, Daily Thanthi.

The plea moved by K Bharathi, president, South Indian Fishermen Welfare Association, challenged an office memorandum issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change abandoning the process of obtaining prior clearance, which is contrary t...

India: Climate change is making India’s west coast more vulnerable to cyclones by Rishika Pardikar September 15, 2021   |  Source: EOS  | Copyright: 2021 American Geophysical Union.

The northern Indian Ocean consists of two seas: the Bay of Bengal to the east and the Arabian Sea to the west. Historically, tropical cyclone activity in the Bay of Bengal is generally higher than that in the Arabian Sea. But new research showed a shift i...

West Bengal: The Government recently raised the compensation for tiger widows to Tk300,000 in case of death, and Tk100,000 in case of serious injury by Masum Billah September 14, 2021   |  Source: The Business Standard  | Copyright: 2021 The Business Standard

One day, in the early 1990s, her husband Charan Sardar, a fisherman, went into the waterways in Sundarbans with others from Jelepara. On that fateful day, a tiger suddenly attacked the group. As Sundarbans tigers are not water-shy, the man-eater jumped o...

Myanmar and Bangladesh: Thailand has potential of rice and fishery production by Pathik Hasan September 14, 2021   |  Source: Scoop

Diplomatic relationship between Bangladesh and Thailand was established following Thailand’s recognition of Bangladesh on 5 October 1972. Thailand opened its Embassy in Dhaka in 1974 and Bangladesh established its Embassy in Bangkok in 1975 at the ambas...

Pakistan: Protesters block Makran coastal highway against illegal fishing September 14, 2021   |  Source: Pakistan Observer

Local people as protest against illegal fishing and other issues at the Makran coast and other issues have blocked the Coastal Highway on Thursday. People of the area have blocked the highway at Pasni Zero Point to suspend the vehicular traffic. A large q...

West Bengal: Indian Coast Guard saves lives of 11 fishermen near Sagar Island September 14, 2021   |  Source: The Statesman

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) today informed it has saved the lives of 11 fishermen whose boat underwent an engine failure and was stuck in the Bay of Bengal near Sagar Island. The ICG Kolkata headquarters has informed that due to sudden weather changes ca...

Andhra Pradesh: Farmers irked over mass fish death in Visakhapatnam September 14, 2021   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2021

A large number of dead fish found floating in a pond at Parawada in Visakhapatnam created a flutter on Monday, September 13, 2021. Farmers, who farmed fish in the water body, locally known as Pedda Cheruvu, alleged that industrial units in the area had po...

Sikkim: Fishery development program starts September 14, 2021   |  Source: Northeast Today  | Copyright: 2021 - Northeast Today.

The 3-day Skill Development Training programme on “Trout and Carp Farming”, commenced from Monday, September 13 at Atal Incubation Centre (AIC)-SMUTBI, Majitar, East Sikkim. Jointly organized by Directorate of Fisheries, and AIC-SMUTBI, the programme ...

Goa: Beaches sullied by tarballs; fishermen, tourism stakeholders worried by Gerard de Souza September 14, 2021   |  Source: The Hindustan Times

The menace of tarballs, greasy blobs of thick black oil that wash ashore, has once again afflicted beaches in Goa this year with increased severity covering several beaches including those popular with tourists like Anjuna with the black sticky carpet. Th...

Kerala: Chinese fishing net operators fall on hard times, decry apathy by John L. Paul September 14, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Seventy-year-old Kunjappan pointed to a wooden stump on the famed Fort Kochi beachfront, the sole remnant of a massive Chinese fishing net he owned till a few years ago. This and many other Chinese nets that still proudly adorn tourism brochures about Koc...

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