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Assam: Environmental scientist rears fish in rooftop pond in Guwahati August 08, 2019   |  Source: NorthEast Now

Environmental scientist Amarjyoti Kashyap has innovated the concept of fishing in urban homes by converting 1000 sq ft of the terrace area in his residential building into a natural pond and recreation centre. Kashyap has ingeniously converted the area of...

Karnataka: Two dead as heavy rains cause flooding in Karnataka, northern districts the worst affected by Bobins Abraham August 08, 2019   |  Source: India Times

The flood situation in Karnataka has worsened, especially in North Karnataka with the downpours showing no signs of slowing down. The rains which are continuing in neighboring Maharashtra for nearly ten days have caused flooding in Belagavi district after...

Tamil Nadu: TNSCB plans to turn fishing hamlet into an art district by Vivek Narayanan August 08, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Nochikuppam, a fishing hamlet situated along the coastline, may get a dash of colour in the coming months. The Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB), with the help of St+Art India Foundation, is planing to paint murals on all its buildings and turn it i...

Bangladesh: In Bangladesh, a dramatic rise in fish production has come with steep ecological costs by Mohammad Arju August 08, 2019   |  Source: Scroll.in

On a Monday evening, Delowar Jahan’s modest shop was overflowing with fresh produce that arrived early in the day. In a middle-class Dhaka neighbourhood, this tiny outlet of a farmers’ collective does not have to compete with supermarkets and other gr...

Odisha: Cyclone Fani caused Rs 24,176 crore damage in Odisha: Report August 07, 2019   |  Source: LY

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday released a damage assessment report on cyclone Fani which estimates the total damage and loss at Rs 24,176 crore and recovery needs at Rs 29,315 crore. The Cyclone Fani - Damage, Loss and Needs Assessment (D...

Odisha: Fisherman goes missing in river in Odisha’s Puri August 07, 2019   |  Source: Odisha Sun Times  | Copyright: Eastern Media Limited

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Sri Lanka: Fisheries Ministry to introduce new system to issue weather warnings August 07, 2019   |  Source: Sunday Times  | Copyright: 2015 Wijeya Newspapers Ltd

The Fisheries Ministry has decided to introduce a new mechanism to issue weather warnings for fishing boats which do not leave the shores through a harbour. State Fisheries Minister Dileep Wedaarachchi said that weather-related advisories would be issued ...

India: Scientists mull limits on sardine fishing August 07, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Scientists from various institutions who gathered here on Tuesday under the aegis of the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) to consider a near collapse in Indian oil sardine fisheries said they would have to make further studies before re...

Bangladesh: River pollution in Bangladesh: Tannery waste taints Dhaleshwari by Moudud Ahmmed Sujan August 07, 2019   |  Source: Eleven Myanmar  | Copyright: 2019 Eleven Media Group Co., Ltd

Minhaz Uddin was one of over a thousand fishermen who earned a living by fishing in a five-kilometre stretch of the Dhaleshwari river, from Fulbaria to Vakurta downstream. But ever since the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate started dumping effluents into ...

Maharashtra: Cage fishing brings Jaitadehi village out of troubled waters by Vijay Pinjarkar August 07, 2019   |  Source: Times of India

Once an affluent village, led into vagaries of poverty after losing land to a dam, little known Jaitadehi near Paratwada in Amravati district is looking ahead to prosperity again, thanks to community forest rights (CFR). Jaitadehi, around 210 km from here...

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