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Kerala: Harbours lack efficient system for search, rescue by Navamy Sudhish September 09, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Saravanapoyka was 40 nautical miles off the shore when the crew received a storm warning and instructions to return. Buffeted by strong winds and rough seas, the engine stopped working midway leaving the crew stranded. Their SOS calls to the Fisheries Dep...

Bangladesh: Seven villages in Feni flooded as embankment collapses September 09, 2021   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Locals say they have been hit by floods thrice this monsoon; the repeated damages to the embankment are flooding the areas and leaving them in dire straits. Seven villages in Fulgazi upazila of Feni district have been submerged as the flood control embank...

Odisha: Malkangiri’s successful fishpreneur, the story of Anand Malakar September 09, 2021   |  Source: Ommcom News

Catfish or ‘Magur Macha’ is a popular delicacy in different parts of Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh. Especially, if this variety of fish is bred at countryside locations naturally, the taste amplifies and so does the demand. Anand Malakar, a n...

Myanmar and Bangladesh: Strengthening Myanmar’s trade relations with Bangladesh by Pathik Hasan September 09, 2021   |  Source: ASEAN Briefing

Myanmar is one of Bangladesh’s closest neighbors with historic connectivity going back centuries. The 271 km long Bangladesh-Myanmar border is very important for Bangladesh due to its strategic position, although at present the area is militarized due t...

Assam: Modern Integrated Fish Landing Centre' to come up in Cachar September 09, 2021   |  Source: The Sentinel

An Integrated Fish Landing Centre will come up in Cachar district at an estimated cost of Rs 25 crore under Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY). Additional Deputy Commissioner, Cachar, Kamal Baruah visited the fishery proposed project site along ...

West Bengal: Sundarbans struggles under wave cyclones, storm surges by Snigdhendu Bhattacharya September 09, 2021   |  Source: Outlook India

Goranbose Gram Bikash Kendra, an NGO working at the grassroots in Sundarbans region of West Bengal to prevent, rescue and rehabilitate of human trafficking, has a separate wing working on climate change unusual for NGOs engaged in anti-human trafficking a...

Maharashtra: Finance department approves disbursement of Rs 15.80 crore compensation for cyclone-affected fishermen by Bhavika Jain September 09, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The Maharashtra finance department has approved the disbursement of Rs 15.80 crore as compensation for the losses sustained by fishermen during the 2019 Kyarr and Maha cyclones. The state government had already approved a special financial package of R...

Jammu and Kashmir: Govt frames action plan for conservation of wetlands by Mukeet Akmali September 09, 2021   |  Source: Greater Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir government has come up with an Integrated Management Action Plan for conservation of wetlands in Kashmir with a proposed budgetary outlay of Rs 46.70 crore. “An overall budget of Rs 46.70 crore is proposed for implementation of the...

Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and West Bengal: Nearly 30 per cent reduction in fish species in Ganga in four years, says study by Centre by Richa Sharma September 09, 2021   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2021

In a worrying trend, there has been a reduction of nearly 30 per cent in the total fish species in the Ganga river between 2016-2020, owing to changes in the hydrological structure due to dam construction, land modification, pollution, industrial effluent...

Tamil Nadu: Meet the female seaweed divers: 'Our life is very tough by Neeta Lal September 09, 2021   |  Source: The National News

For underwater thrill-seekers, scuba diving is a way to explore exotic marina flora and fauna. However, for hundreds of impoverished women inhabiting the 100-odd coastal villages in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu, the activity is the only way to p...

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