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Bangladesh: Climate change and health in Bangladesh: a baseline cross-sectional survey by Kabir April 06, 2016   |  Source: Global Health Action

Bangladesh is facing the unavoidable challenge of adaptation to climate change. However, very little is known in relation to climate change and health. This article provides information on potential climate change impact on health, magnitude of climate-se...

Maldives: Maldives scraps plan to lease islands in biosphere reserve after outcry by Asima Nizar and Fathmath Shaahunaz April 06, 2016   |  Source: Haveeru  | Copyright: 2015 Haveeru Media Group.

Seven of the 20 islands in Baa atoll, including islands in the atoll’s protected Biosphere Reserve, which were to be leased to Varuva under the bidding policy will not be awarded, announced the fisheries ministry. The ministry stated that following the ...

Sri Lanka: UK assures fullest cooperation for the development of fisheries industry April 06, 2016   |  Source: News.Lk  | Copyright: The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka 2016

The United Kingdom will render assistance to develop Sri Lanka's fisheries industry, its Deputy High Commissioner in Colombo has assured Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Mahinda Amaraweera. The Deputy High Commissioner to Sri Lanka ...

Myanmar: Myanmar Economy: Will it take a new turn? by Dr B K Mukhopadhyay April 06, 2016   |  Source: The Sentinel  | Copyright: The Sentinel, 2003-2009

ADB is hopeful that Myanmar’s positive political developments and structural reform programs will help foster economic growth and investment. As per latest assessment of ADB [Asian Development Bank] Myanmar’s economic growth will increase by 1.2 perce...

Kerala: Suspected oil slick seen off Kochi coast April 06, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Over the past few days, there have been a number of reports of sighting oil slicks off the coast of Kochi. On Tuesday morning, a large patch of petro-chemical like iridescent substance was seen floating on the water near Aspinwall House in Kochi, leading ...

Tamil Nadu: Four Indian fishermen arrested in Northern seas April 06, 2016   |  Source: The Sunday Times  | Copyright: 2015 Wijeya Newspapers Ltd.

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest four Indian fishermen who were poaching in Sri Lankan waters Southwest of Delft Island yesterday. An fishing trawler was also seized from the fishermen. The arrested fishermen along with the fish...

West Bengal: The Sinking Sundarbans: But How Will the Government Correct Its Own Folly? by Sanhita Mukherjee April 06, 2016   |  Source: Mainstream Weekly  | Copyright: 2016 Mainstream Weekly

Recently there was a frightening report in a mass circulated vernacular daily of Kolkata. The report indicated that the Ghoramara island of the Sundarbans, situated just three miles away from the Bay of Bengal, is now on its way to obliteration as the adv...

West Bengal: The Sinking Sundarbans: But How Will the Government Correct Its Own Folly? by Sanhita Mukherjee April 06, 2016   |  Source: Mainstream Weekly  | Copyright: 2016 Mainstream Weekly

Recently there was a frightening report in a mass circulated vernacular daily of Kolkata. The report indicated that the Ghoramara island of the Sundarbans, situated just three miles away from the Bay of Bengal, is now on its way to obliteration as the adv...

Madhya Pradesh: Chouhan bats for promoting animal husbandry, fisheries April 06, 2016   |  Source: India Today  | Copyright: 2016 Living Media India Limited.

Animal husbandry, fisheries and sericulture should be promoted to increase farmers income in the state, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said. "Farmers should be provided technical guidance and all other necessary assistance in this reg...

Madhya Pradesh: Chouhan bats for promoting animal husbandry, fisheries April 06, 2016   |  Source: India Today  | Copyright: 2016 Living Media India Limited.

Animal husbandry, fisheries and sericulture should be promoted to increase farmers income in the state, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said. "Farmers should be provided technical guidance and all other necessary assistance in this reg...

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