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Andhra Pradesh: Fish marketing society members thank officials September 13, 2019   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2019 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India

The members of the Ongole Fish Marketing Society have thanked joint director of fisheries department Balarama Murthy, assistant director Usha Rani, FDO Kiran Kumar and other officials for cooperating and extending all support to form the society in the to...

Kerala: NGO extends support for Suchitwa Sagaram September 13, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Volunteers of Plast Save, a London-based NGO, who visited the district to study the Suchitwa Sagaram project, have extended their support for the initiative that aims to make the ocean plastic-free. Lauding the project, the volunteers said the effort take...

World news: UN report urges commodity-dependent countries to diversify economies to survive climate crisis by Sumaira FH September 13, 2019   |  Source: Urdu Point  | Copyright: 1997-2019, UrduPoint Network

Climate change poses an "existential threat" to commodity-dependent developing countries, the United Nation's trade chief has said, pointing to a newly released report highlighting the need to diversify economies and exports. The UN Conference on Trade an...

Maldives: Rising sea surface temperatures pose significant risks to Maldives' merchandise export earnings from fisheries September 13, 2019   |  Source: Trade Arabia

Economic and export diversification is the best response to the challenges posed by climate change in developing countries that depend on commodities, according to UNCTAD’s Commodities and Development Report 2019. The diversification could be horizontal...

India: Retail inflation inches up to 10-month high of 3.21% in August 2019 September 13, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Retail inflation inched up to a 10-month high of 3.21% in August mainly due to higher prices of food items like meat and fish, vegetables and pulses, government data showed on September 12. However, retail inflation is still within the Reserve Bank’s ta...

Tamil nadu: Fishermen in Rameswaram explore alternative source of income through carving conch September 13, 2019   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2019 Business Standard

Fishermen venture into sea everyday in search of livelihood. They also bring something else with them. Conch shells left behind by mollusks are often caught in the fishing nets. Fishermen of Rameswaram are now exploring an additional income opportunities ...

Tamil nadu: Fishkill along seashore sparks panic by D.J. Walter Scott September 13, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Panic gripped the fishing community in Ramanathapuram as the water along a 10-km stretch of the shoreline between Kunthukal in Pamban and Vedalai in the Gulf of Mannar turned green and witnessed mass fish deaths on Thursday. As fishermen grew anxious, a t...

Odisha: IMD predicts very heavy rainfall, issues warning to fishermen September 13, 2019   |  Source: India Today

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued a warning pertaining to very heavy rainfall in several districts of Odisha. The fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea along and off the coast in the next 24 hours. IMD Bhubaneswar, ...

Andhra Pradesh: Protect ocean ecosystem, tap blue economy: Andhra Pradesh principal secretary Rajat Bhargava September 12, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

The blue economy is not only about the ocean economy or about engagement with the oceans and various water bodies, but it is also about how development and environment sustainability can go hand in hand, said Rajat Bhargava, principal secretary (Industrie...

Maharashtra: Social worker moves HC for fishing rights scheme in state by Vaibhav Ganjapure September 12, 2019   |  Source: Times of India

A social worker has knocked the doors of the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court for formulation of a policy for fishing rights in water bodies, village level tanks/ponds and minor irrigation tanks across Maharashtra. Petitioner Satyavrat Dutta has demanded...

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