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India: UN agency announces world's first illegal fishing treaty now in force June 06, 2016   |  Source: UN News Centre

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has announced that a groundbreaking international accord aimed at stamping out illegal fishing went into effect today and is now legally binding for the 29 countries and a regional organization th...

Tamil Nadu: Fish in abundance, prices low June 06, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

After days of lull, the fish market at the Kasimedu fishing harbor came alive on Sunday with people from all over the city making a beeline to it on the first Sunday after the 45-day fishing ban on mechanized boats was lifted. With fish prices remaining n...

Kerala: Department of Fisheries to clean the coasts of Kerala June 06, 2016   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

The sprawling and picturesque coastline of Kerala will soon become a “plastic and garbage-free” zone with the state government drawing up a comprehensive action plan to make the coastal areas clean and beautiful. Addressing a press meet here, Fisherie...

Goa: Water bodies under threat’ by Nida Sayed June 06, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Observed annually to raise global awareness of the need to take positive environmental action, World Environment Day (WED) looks at ways for making our world cleaner, greener, and brighter. Ahead of WED on June 5, STOI brings to the forefront key environm...

Karnataka: Freshwater fish, not so fresh by Rasheed Kappan June 06, 2016   |  Source: Deccan Herald  | Copyright: 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd.

Recurring fishkills in lakes across Bengaluru have literally raised a stink. But the dramatic scenes of lakhs of dead, floating fish have brought to the fore the extreme pollution of these water bodies. At stake is not just the environment but a food chai...

Maharashtra: Khadse accused of more fishy business June 06, 2016   |  Source: Hindustan Times  | Copyright: 2015 HT Media Limited.

Even as the BJP was trying to control the damage caused by a series of allegations against Eknath Khadse, the revenue minister faced fresh allegations on Friday. Fishermen’s associations have accused Khadse of favouring fishing vessels with purse seine ...

Gujarat: Goodwill gesture: 18 Indian fishermen released in Karachi June 06, 2016   |  Source: The Express Tribune  | Copyright: 2016 The Express Tribune.

Prison authorities in Karachi on Sunday released 18 Indian fishermen who had been held for straying into Pakistani waters while fishing. “[They] were held for violating [the] territorial waters of Pakistan,” explained Prisons Inspector General Nusrat ...

Assam: Assam environmentalists alarmed at proposed Wetland Rules 2016 June 06, 2016   |  Source: The Arunachal Times  | Copyright: 2008 The Arunachal Times Publications Pvt. Ltd.

Assam’s rivers and wetlands which crisis cross the state may soon lose the much needed protection under the Central Government’s new Draft Wetland Rules 2016, a consultation meeting said today. To analyse the impact of the new Draft Wetlands (Conserva...

West Bengal: It’s time to go wild for life by Md Mahfuzul Haque June 06, 2016   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright: 2016 Dhaka Tribune

The 2030 agenda for UN’s Sustainable Development Goals is to achieve economic, social, and environmental sustainability in a balanced and integrated manner. To achieve this goal, the world community is determined to protect the planet from degradation t...

Tamil Nadu: 4 more fishermen held by Lankan Navy June 06, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Four more Indian fishermen have been apprehended by the Sri Lankan Naval agencies along with a mechanized trawler for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters in the early hours on Thursday. This is second incident within two days after the 45-day tr...

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