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Gujarat: Storm deviates; heavy rain, strong winds still expected June 13, 2019   |  Source: Money Control

Live updates of 'very severe' Cyclone Vayu that is expected to run along the coast of Gujarat today. About 3.1 lakh people have been evacuated. The Indian Navy reviewed all preparatory actions in coordination with State/ Civil administration of Gujara...

Gujarat: Remains on high alert even after cyclone Vayu changes course June 13, 2019   |  Source: Livemint

The severity of Cyclone Vayu remains a threat for Gujarat's coastal areas even though it has changed course and is unlikely to make landfall in the state on Thursday, an IMD official said. "The threat of surge in wind, dust storm and rainfall stays very m...

Goa: LED light fishing, bull trawling boost fish catch: Experts June 13, 2019   |  Source: Herald

The marine fish catch has registered a sharp increase of over 30 per cent, especially between 2013 and 2014. Experts believe that the surge is due to LED light fishing and bull trawling methods. As per statistics available with the Fisheries Department, t...

World News: Film on Gender and the Ocean by CBD June 13, 2019   |  Source: UN

This year, the theme for World Oceans Day is “Gender and the Ocean”, an opportunity to explore the gender dimension of humankind’s relationship with the ocean. Gender equality is the equal valuing by society of both the similarities and the diffe...

Gujarat: IMD red alert for Cyclone Vayu, 3 lakh people to be evacuated today June 12, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2019 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd

Cyclone Vayu is likely to make landfall over the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat as a severe cyclonic storm early Thursday morning with winds gusting up to 135kmph and storm surges of up to 1.5 metres, the India Meteorological Department said on Tuesday, whil...

Maharashtra: Cyclone Vayu to affect Mumbai too; fishermen asked to stay off coast June 12, 2019   |  Source: Mid.day.com

With Gujarat on alert with likely Cyclone Vayu closing in on the Arabian Sea coast bringing heavy rains and winds sweeping across parts of the state at speed ranging from 75 km per hour to a maximum of 135 km, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) sa...

Kerala: Amidst debate over its impact, trawl ban begins June 12, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

Setting off a debate on the loss of livelihood, unemployment and depleting marine stocks in Kerala’s coastal sea, the 52-day trawl ban period commenced here on Monday morning. The 3,500 - odd trawl boats and longliners have anchored near the harbours in...

Tamil Nadu: Drop eco-tourism project: fishermen June 12, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

A day after the Ramanathapuram Fishermen Trade Union staged a protest against installation of buoys for the proposed glass bottom boat eco-tourism project in Gulf of Mannar (GoM) Marine National Park, a large number of traditional fishermen staged a mass ...

Tamil Nadu: Traditional fisherfolk protest installation of buoys June 12, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Traditional fisherfolk owing allegiance to the Ramanathapuram Fishermen Trade Union (RFTU) staged a protest at the Collectorate here on Monday against installation of buoys and introduction of eco-tourism with glass bottom boat in Gulf of Mannar (GoM) Mar...

Odisha: Chilika shrinking due to massive siltation June 12, 2019   |  Source: Orissa Post  | Copyright: 2018 All rights Reserved by OrissaPOST

The Chilika Lake, Asia’s largest brackish water lake, is slowly inching towards extinction due to heavy siltation, a report said Monday. The lake which spreads over Puri, Khurda and Ganjam districts is slowly getting filled up due to siltation with the ...

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