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Manipur: Sustainable development and community aspirations : The case of Chadong October 15, 2020   |  Source: E-Pao

The Brundtland report of the World Commission on Environment and Development conceives of sustainable development as a blueprint of promoting social justice for all keeping in mind each of the matrixes-social-economic and environmental sustainability with...

Maharashtra: Birders, fishers told to stay away from Panje as tidal water flow stopped to site by Badri Chatterjee October 15, 2020   |  Source: Hindustan Times

Fresh trouble is brewing at the Panje area in Navi Mumbai’s Uran, where birders and fisherfolk who have identified several environmental violations in the past, have been told to remain clear of the site and were also taken to a local police station all...

Telangana: Heavy rainfall leaves 32 dead in Telangana; Hyd streets flooded October 15, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

At least 23 people were killed in Telangana on Wednesday after a deep depression passed over the state, unleashing heavy rain and widespread destruction. Heavy rain was reported in Andhra Pradesh, north Karnataka and south Odisha. Telangana’s capital ci...

Tamil Nadu: Revamp bad roads leading to fish market October 15, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

Vendors attached to the Puthur Fish Market will sell their wares from the newly constructed Kasivilangi market, set up by the Tiruchi Corporation from Saturday onwards. The market, built at a cost of ? 3.32 crore, has 24 retail shops and nine wholesale sh...

Pakistan: China's 'involvement' in deep sea fishing angers local fishermen October 15, 2020   |  Source: DW

Several fishermen's organizations in Pakistan told DW that the government was planning to grant deep sea fishing rights to Chinese companies as several Chinese fishing trawlers arrived in the southern city of Karachi a month ago. "Some 12 Chinese trawlers...

Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh and Myanmar: Towards an integrated ‘blue economy’ framework in the Bay of Bengal October 15, 2020   |  Source: ORF

The Blue Economy (BE) is a resonant theme among Bay of Bengal states. Despite recent efforts by governments in the region to promote blue growth, however, there is yet no comprehensive, region-wide agenda for marine governance. This brief looks at ways in...

Kerala: Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Act, 2010, to be amended October 15, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

The Kerala Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Act, 2010, will be amended so as to enable conservation of species, scientific breeding, and a sustainable livelihood for the fishing community. The proposed amendments also seek to introduce better control over...

Pakistan: Modern biofloc fishing farming project launched at Alipur by Muhammad Irfan October 14, 2020   |  Source: Urdu Point

First of its own kind, a latest biofloc fish farming project was launched at Tehsil Alipur of Muzaffargarh district. Under the project farming , up-to 4,000 of fish could be produced in a compound of 4 metres. Muhammad Ali, a youth of Alipur, has opene...

Bangladesh: Hilsa in rivers: Production can increase by 10pc by Sushanta Ghosh October 14, 2020   |  Source: The Daily Star

Over half the hilsa eggs laid are likely to hatch this year due to favourable environment, researchers and officials said. They said this would be over 5-10 percent more than last year. Even if 5 percent of the fry survive, the fish production will incr...

Pakistan: Blaze at Karachi Fish Harbour swallows eight vessels October 14, 2020   |  Source: The Express Tribune

A blaze erupted in the shipyard at Karachi Fish Harbour in the wee hours of Tuesday, with the flames swallowing at least eight vessels and large quantities of wood in the aftermath of delays in the fire-extinguishing operation. Soon after the fire erupted...

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