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Myanmar: Study shows fisheries management ineffective by Chris Chase April 01, 2021   |  Source: SeaFoodSource  | Copyright: 2021 Diversified Communications.

A recent paper that represented the first in-depth study of Myanmar’s southern offshore fisheries in 60 years has found that between 2009 to 2018, Myanmar’s fisheries management scheme was ineffective and resulted in a drop in catch across the five ge...

Andhra Pradesh: Ameenabad fishing harbour works to begin in April by T. Appala Naidu April 01, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The Hyderabad-based M.R.K.R. Constructions and Industries is all set to begin the construction of the fishing harbour proposed at Ameenabad on the Uppada coast of East Godavari district in April. “The company will begin the works with dredging operation...

Maharashtra: Area in Sindhudurg named as biodiversity heritage site April 01, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday declared an area at Amboli in Western ghats in Sindhudurg district, where a rare freshwater fish species was discovered, as a biodiversity heritage site. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s son Tejas Thackeray, who ...

West Bengal: Prized Hilsa fish set to travel upstream in Ganges after four decades April 01, 2021   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2021

Hilsa, the darling of fish lovers across West Bengal and Bangladesh, could be breeding upstream in the mighty Ganges later this year, after almost four decades of being locked out by the Farakka barrage across the river. A new navigation lock is in the ma...

Kerala: Worry over fish drought, rights over resources by K. A. Martin April 01, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The continuing fish drought, proposals that threaten the rights of traditional fishers over the sea and its fish resources, a lack of initiatives for protecting the coast in places such as Chellanam and Fort Kochi, continuous threat of eviction and rising...

Assam, Meghalaya, Andaman & Nicobar Islands: To experience heavy rainfall April 01, 2021   |  Source: The Weather Channel  | Copyright: TWC Product and Technology LLC, 2021

5-Day Nationwide Forecast Under the influence of the cyclonic circulation over Southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining south Andaman Sea, a low pressure area has formed over the same region. The associated cyclonic circulation extends up to 5.8 km above ...

Karnataka: At least 30 houses damaged and fishermen suffer huge loss as their fishing boats were also damaged April 01, 2021   |  Source: United News of India

Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds, thunder and lightning in Bantwal on Monday night damaged at least 30 houses and several fishing boats. Several trees and electric poles too were uprooted due to strong winds. Electricity supply has also been comple...

India: Order for Uniform Fishing Ban for the EEZ, for 2021 April 01, 2021   |  Source: Ministry of Fisheries, Anirnal Husbandry and Dairying

The President of India is pleased to impose a uniform ban on fishing by all fishing vessels in the Indian Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) beyond territorial waters on the East Coast [including West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, And...

Goa: No official correspondence declaring Goa as fisheries hub: Govt March 31, 2021   |  Source: Outlook India

The Goa government on Tuesday told the state legislative Assembly that it had not received any official correspondence from the Centre declaring the coastal state as a "fisheries hub". Union Minister Giriraj Singh had last month said that Goa has the pote...

Goa: State govt to seek relaxation from Centre for fishermen in coastal plan by Gauree Malkarnekar March 31, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The state government has decided to write to the Union environment ministry and the National Coastal Zone Management Authority (NCZMA) informing them that Goa has a peculiar situation where fishermen are not isolated in ‘fishermen only’ villages. As s...

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