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Karnataka: Fishing harbour stage III likely to be completed by next monsoon by Anil Kumar Sastry June 27, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

With the National Green Tribunal (NGT) disposing of applications challenging the environment clearance accorded to Mangaluru Fishing Harbour Stage III, the department of fisheries is hopeful of completing the project before the onset of next monsoon. It s...

Goa: Govt moves to relax high tide line; greens cautious June 27, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The state government will urge the Centre to make certain relaxations while demarcating the high tide line (HTL) for Goa with a view to protect the interests of the traditonal fishermen, environment and forests minister Rajendra Arlekar said on Saturday. ...

Goa: Cracking Goa’s booming crab market June 27, 2016   |  Source: The Navhind Times  | Copyright: www.navhindtimes.in 2011

Commercial crab farming is being recently promoted in Goa. It is an economically feasible activity that can generate high returns to fish farmers, reports Shoma Patnaik Seafood that is highly popular in Goa is crabs. Check out the scene and discover that ...

Maharashtra: Mumbai Meteorological Department predicts heavy rainfall June 27, 2016   |  Source: The Financial Express  | Copyright: 2016 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall in Mumbai in the next 24 hours and has advised fishermen against venturing into the sea. Mumbai city and its adjoining areas are experiencing rainfall from the last 48 hours while it recorded over...

Gujarat: 606 fish species of Gujarat to be mapped by Vijaysinh Parmar June 27, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Marine biotechnology scientists in Gujarat have discovered 10 new species of fishes including one that has been recorded for the first time in the world. The new species were discovered in the first-ever discovered in the first-ever major exercise to map ...

West Bengal: River cruise from Kolkata to Dhaka on anvil June 24, 2016   |  Source: The Statesman  | Copyright: 2015 The Statesman Limited.

Cruise enthusiasts will soon be able to sail in luxury from Kolkata to Dhaka and relish the sights of the celebrated Sundarbans mangrove forests, courtesy a river cruise service between India and Bangladesh, an official said. "The guidelines are being fin...

Bangladesh: Bangladesh coal-fired Rampal plant project is a threat to the Sunderbans June 24, 2016   |  Source: Catch News  | Copyright: 2016 CATCHNEWS.com

The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) has warned that the proposed coal-fired Rampal Power Plant in southwest Bangladesh is a risky project. The project, a joint venture between India and Bangladesh's state-owned entities, will...

India: People’s Manual on the Tenure Guidelines has been published June 24, 2016  

The Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security are a new international instrument that can be used by peasant, fishing and pastoralist organisations, indigenous peop...

India: FDI to help local shrimps get global dressing by P K Krishnakumar June 24, 2016   |  Source: The Economic Times  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The Narendra Modi government's decision to allow 100% foreign direct investment in aquaculture has spread cheer in the country's seafood sector, which is predominantly dependent on aquaculture for exports. Exporters reckon the advent of latest technology...

Bangladesh: Climate displacing coastal residents, says Bangladesh chief negotiator June 24, 2016   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2015 Business Standard Private Ltd.

Bangladesh is vulnerable to climate change and many people are getting displaced because of it in the coastal areas, says noted economist Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, who was Bangladesh's lead negotiator in the Paris climate conference. In an interview to IA...

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