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Andhra Pradesh: Tension grips Vasavanipalem as two fishermen groups clash over use of ring nets January 05, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Tension gripped Vasavanipalem area, a fishing hamlet in the coastal area of Visakhapatnam city, as two groups of fishermen clashed over the use of ring nets in the restricted area of Bay of Bengal on Tuesday. According to the police, eight persons were in...

Bangladesh: Country strengthens research to boost hilsha production, says minister January 05, 2022   |  Source: The Financial Express  | Copyright: 2022 - The Financial Express

Fisheries and Live Stock Minister S M Rezaul Karim has said the Bangladesh government has strengthened the research of hilsha, the national fish of the country, to increase its production. “Production of Hislsha is increasing every year and the country ...

Tamil Nadu: Indian coast guard operations save seven fishermen stranded at high seas by Pramod Madhav January 04, 2022   |  Source: India Today

The Indian Coast Guard successfully coordinated and rescued seven stranded fishermen of IFB SREE 190 nautical miles away from Chennai on January 2, 2022. The rescue operations began on December 31, 2021. Indian Coast Guard Dornier aircraft identified and ...

India: Fisheries sector provides nutrition and food security to a large population January 04, 2022   |  Source: FNB News

Introduction The fisheries sector has been recognized as a powerful income and employment generator as it stimulates growth of a number of subsidiary industries and is a source of cheap and nutritious food, at the same time it is an instrument of livel...

Sri Lanka: X-Press Pearl: Debris removal commences by Zulfick Farzan January 04, 2022   |  Source: News First

A salvage operation in underway to remove the X-Press Pearl wreck and the debris that settled in the ocean floor, said Sri Lanka’s Marine Environment Protection Authority. Florida-based salvor Resolve Marine has mapped out the debris spread and has iden...

Pakistan: ‘Gateway to unemployment’: Pasni fishermen demand restoration of inactive fish harbour by Rashid Haider January 04, 2022   |  Source: The Friday Times

For the past 15 years, local fishing boats have laid under the open sky in Pasni Fish Harbour, damaged by high waves and hurricanes, and causing a loss of millions of rupees to the local fishermen. In 2010, the Japanese government gave Rs.800 million to t...

Pakistan: Downstream water shortage constitutes serious threat to Indus delta: experts January 04, 2022   |  Source: Business Recorder  | Copyright: Business Recorder, 2022

Downstream water shortage has brought the Indus delta to an imminent colossal damage, besides reducing silt level phenomenally, experts warned the other day. Environment expert, Nasir Ali Panhwar while addressing at an event “Indus Delta: Environmental ...

Tamil Nadu: ‘Prevent mechanised boat operators from violating norms’ January 04, 2022   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2022, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Stating that a majority of mechanised boat operators violate the norms while fishing in Palk Bay, the Country Boat Fishermen Association led by the CITU (Kadal Thozhilalargal Sangam) has asked the Fisheries Department to put an end to the violation immedi...

Pakistan: Heavy rainfall likely in Balochistan’s coastal areas January 04, 2022   |  Source: Business Recorder  | Copyright: Business Recorder, 2022

The Met Office on Monday predicted heavy rainfall with stormy winds in coastal areas of Balochistan. The wet spell in the coastal belt of Balochistan will begin from today and end by January 06, Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said in its weather...

Pakistan: Call for efforts to reduce post-harvest losses of fishermen January 04, 2022   |  Source: Dawn  | Copyright: 2022, Dawn

The loss of livelihood and absence of life’s basic amenities have pushed fishermen communities along Sindh’s coast into extreme poverty. There is a dire need to build their capacity and offer them support for income generation. This was stated by spea...

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