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Goa: Show cause notices issued to 120 illegal structures in Baina May 25, 2016   |  Source: Herald  | Copyright: M/s Herald Publications Pvt Ltd.

The office of Mormugao Mamlatdar on Tuesday served show cause notices, issued by Goa Coastal Zone management Authority (GCZMA), to 120 illegal structures (out of total 121) located along the Baina beach to complete the third and final phase of Baina demol...

Myanmar: Jeff Opperman -- Myanmar can show the way in better hydropower May 25, 2016   |  Source: Nikkei Asian Review  | Copyright: 2016 Nikkei Inc.

Asian countries lead the world today in hydropower generation, with more growth projected in coming years. Indeed, the International Energy Agency estimates that global hydropower capacity will double between now and 2040, with half of that new developmen...

Pakistan: Illegal fishing right under govt's nose going on unabated May 25, 2016   |  Source: Daily Times  | Copyright: 2015 Dailytimes

Right under the nose of the government, unlawful fishing by powerful, influential mafia is going on unabated. These people are operating trawlers illegally and using destructive nets, and it seemed there was no regulatory body to check this illegal fishin...

Tamil Nadu: 34 TN Fishermen Released by Lanka Return May 25, 2016   |  Source: Outlook India

Thirty-four Tamil Nadu fishermen, released by Sri Lankan courts after being detained by the island nation Navy last month, arrived at nearby Karaikal Port today. State Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar, District Collector S Pazhanisamy and other officials re...

Telangana: Fishing in Palair reservoir begins May 25, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Scores of fishermen from several villages situated along the Khammam-Nalgonda border began fishing operations in the Palair reservoir in Kusumanchi mandal on Tuesday. Armed with nets, members of the fishermen cooperative societies from both Khammam and Na...

Tamil Nadu: Boat maintenance work in full swing May 25, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

With the 45-day annual fishing ban coming to an end on May 29, Thoothukudi fishing harbour is bustling with activity. While the owners are busy overhauling their boats, the fishermen are mending their equipment like fishing nets. The State-enforced ban ca...

Manipur: Floods in Manipur cause food shortage, power cuts May 25, 2016   |  Source: First Post  | Copyright: 2014 Firstpost

Manipur was on the verge of being cut off from the rest of the country after rockslides hit the Imphal-Dimapur highway (NH-2) near Kohima in Nagaland, even as torrential rains continued to wreak havoc in the state. The Imphal-Silchar highway (NH-37) is al...

India: Indian River Lagoon dolphins unaffected by Banana River fish kill May 24, 2016   |  Source: TC Palm  | Copyright: 2016 TC Palm

The piles of dead fish and crabs in the Banana River — some estimates reached the tens of millions — were horrifying, but dolphins apparently were left unscathed by the brief "brown tide" event in late March, experts say. Unlike a 2010 fish kill in th...

India: Octopuses and squids are flourishing in a warming world by Subodh Varma May 24, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Although unchecked carbon emissions into the atmosphere and other human actions have devastated many marine species there is one group of creatures that seems to be thriving. These are octopuses, squids and cuttlefish, known as cephalopods. This is the co...

India: SC to hear Italian marine's bail plea on May 26 May 24, 2016   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2015 Business Standard Private Ltd.

The Supreme Court will hear on May 26 the plea of Italian marine, Salvatore Girone, seeking relaxation of bail conditions to enable him to return to Italy. Earlier on 2 May, the UN's Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague recommended relaxatio...

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