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Tamil Nadu: Fishermen oppose amendments to Coastal Regulation Zone notification, cite damage to ecosystem, community displacement January 06, 2022   |  Source: The New Indian Express

The fisherfolk have strongly objected to the draft notification issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) on November 1 to make amendments into the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification, 2019. The ministry had propo...

Tamil Nadu: Madras HC asks Centre to continue efforts for release of 68 fishermen from Sri Lanka January 05, 2022   |  Source: United News of India

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday asked the Centre to continue efforts through the diplomatic channel with Sri Lankan government for the release of 68 fishermen, who were arrested for fishing in the Island nation's territorial waters. ...

Meghalaya: East Khasi Hills admin prohibits use of fishing nets in rivers January 05, 2022   |  Source: The News Mill  | Copyright: 2015-2022 HeyNortheast Media Private Limited

The East Khasi Hills district administration in Meghalaya on January 3 prohibited the use of explosives, fishing nets, poisonous chemicals and other destructive fishing practices at Umngot, Umlow and Umngi rivers. “I hereby prohibit the illegal killing ...

Pakistan: Efforts to promote prawn farming discussed January 05, 2022   |  Source: Dawn  | Copyright: 2022, Dawn

Measures to promote prawn farming were discussed at a workshop which ended in Multan on Wednesday. The workshop was held under the auspices of the Fisheries Development Board, Ministry of National Food Security and Research. A numbers of fish farmers part...

Maharashtra: Why fisherfolk are opposing Mumbai’s coastal road project by Kiran Tare January 05, 2022   |  Source: India Today  | Copyright: 2022 Living Media India Limited.

Fisherfolk staying in Worli area of Mumbai are vehemently protesting against the city’s first coastal road being constructed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) as they feel the infrastructure project is going to ruin their business. Some co...

Goa: State govt submits draft CZMP January 05, 2022   |  Source: Herald Goa

The State government has finally submitted the draft Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) to the National Coastal Zone Management Authority (NCZMA) with five recommendations including removal of the port limits and the structures in the final CZMP Notifica...

Goa: Much-loved 'khube' resurface in Chapora river after over 15 years by Jason Soares January 05, 2022   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2022 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Goa's marine biodiversity is witnessing a rejuvenation in the river ecosystems. After certain varieties of shellfish made a comeback in the Zuari and Mandovi rivers during the pandemic, the Chapora river is the latest in this list to throw up a pleasant s...

Kerala: KCA goes ahead with plan to reclaim wetlands in Edakochi by T C Sreemol January 05, 2022   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2022 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

In what will slowly pave way for large-scale destruction of mangroves in Vembanad wetlands, the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) has gone ahead with the proposal to reclaim a large portion of wetlands in Edakochi. The proposal of KCA to develop an interna...

Kerala: Kufos seeks strategies to develop a sustainable fisheries model January 05, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (Kufos) and the Fisheries department will join hands to develop a sustainable fisheries culture for the State and reorient aquaculture strategies. Fisheries think-tank from across the country comprising...

Andhra Pradesh: ‘Reovirus’ wreaks havoc on wild crab cultivation by T.Appala Naidu January 05, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Mud Crab Reovirus (MCRV) has been found to be the reason for the mass mortality of wild crab (Scylla serrate) in Andhra Pradesh. Joint research by M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) and Centre for Advanced Study in Marine Biology (Annamalai Univ...

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