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Bangladesh: 2 km illegal fishing net seized from Halda January 03, 2022   |  Source: The Business Standard  | Copyright: 2022 The Business Standard

The nets were seized after drives in different parts of Halda river led by Hathazari Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Shahidul Alam on Sunday morning. The UNO said, "We seized 2,000 meters of 'enclosed net' from the Amtua point and Ramdas Hat sluice gate...

Goa: Proposed nod for year-round shacks irks fishermen’s forum January 03, 2022   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2022 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The National Fishworkers’ Forum (NFF), along with traditional fishermens’ associations have slammed the Union environment ministry and prime minister Narendra Modi for ‘diluting CRZ norms’ as per the latest amendment to the regulations proposed, a...

Tamil Nadu: Govt firm builds ‘illegal’ road in Kosasthalaiyar river by SV Krishna Chaitanya January 03, 2022   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2022

The Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation Limited (Tantransco) has started building a temporary road inside the main channel of the Kosasthalaiyar River for erecting transmission towers. The road, being allegedly built by dumping tonnes of debris and dredge...

West Bengal: Sunderbans: Foresters set up simulated audio of tigress’s roars to locate tiger by Snehamoy Chakraborty And Subhasish Chaudhuri January 03, 2022   |  Source: The Telegraph Online

Foresters in the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve on Saturday set up a recorded audio clip of a tigress’s roars over speakerphones in an earmarked area around Gosaba village in their effort to trap a tiger that entered the area late on Thursday. Jones Justin, d...

Pakistan: Protest against Chinese investment in Gwadar cast wider shadows January 03, 2022   |  Source: ANI News

Despite lofty claims of Pakistan, the local residents of Gwadar have long complained that Chinese presence and investment in the area has done very little, if any to improve their lives, particularly with regards to water scarcity and jobs, according to D...

Lakshadweep Islands: Concerted global efforts needed to to save islands: Naidu January 03, 2022   |  Source: Mathrubhumi  | Copyright: Mathrubhumi 2022.

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday urged all countries to put in consolidated efforts to limit global temperature levels, so that smaller islands and their sublime beauty stays intact, and their residents do not get displaced. Expressing his deep ...

Sri Lanka: Fuel hikes crippling fisheries sector - Fisher trade unions January 03, 2022   |  Source: Sunday Observer  | Copyright: The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd., 1995–2022.

The fisher community sees the recent sudden fuel price revision as a move that would cripple the sector an pave the way for foreign entities to grab land along the coastal belt and establish their businesses in Sri Lanka. “We consider the continuous pri...

India: Food industry in North India – Synergies and challenges by Venkatesh Ganapathy January 03, 2022   |  Source: FNB News

Introduction India ranks second only to China in terms of food production. India is the leading producer of milk and also leads in the production of varieties of fruits such as mangoes, papayas, bananas and guavas. The food and grocery market is contri...

India and Sri Lanka: Reconsider MOU with India on fishing in Sri Lankan waters - Minister by Rasula Dilhara Gamage January 03, 2022   |  Source: Daily News  | Copyright: The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd., 1995–2022.

He said Indian fishermen continue to blatantly violate its terms by breaching the maritime boundaries time and again and causing considerable damage to Sri Lanka’s marine resources. The Minister on Saturday visited the 56 Indian fishermen detained at th...

Kerala: Low catch, high diesel price force fishermen to remain on shore by Manoj Viswanathan January 03, 2022   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: newindianexpress.com 2022

High diesel prices, low catch and alleged harassment by fisheries officers are forcing trawler boats to remain moored at fishing harbours in Kerala. According to fishing boat owners, deep sea fishing has become unviable due to the high operating cost and ...

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