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Tamuil Nadu: Sri Lanka arrests four Indian fishermen for crossing maritime border June 03, 2016   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The Indian Express.

At least four Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Coast Guard with assistance from the Navy on Thursday for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and fishing in Lankan waters. The naval personnel arrested the fisherme...

Karnataka: Fishermen likely to get better monetary benefit during fishing holiday June 03, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

About 12,000 people dependent on fishing along the Karnataka coast are likely to get enhanced monetary benefit, under savings-cum-relief scheme, during the three months of the monsoon, from the current Rs. 900 to Rs. 1,500 a month, from the next fishing h...

Maldives: IPNLF welcomes progress by Indian Ocean tuna fisheries June 02, 2016   |  Source: FIS India  | Copyright: 1995 - 2016 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

The International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) has welcomed the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission’s decision to ensure the long-term health of the region’s skipjack fishery with the adoption of crucial measures designed to rebuild yellow-fin stocks. Afte...

Myanmar: 400 Myanmar prisoners remain in India June 02, 2016   |  Source: Eleven Myanmar  | Copyright: 2016, Eleven Myanmar

About 400 Myanmar citizens are still in a prison at Indian’s Port Blair naval base, most of whom are workers in the fishing industry, said an official from Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Myanmar fishermen have been jailed for a variety of reasons, tho...

India and Bangladesh: Can the environment help control disease in Asian aquaculture? June 02, 2016   |  Source: PHYS. ORG  | Copyright: Phys.org 2003 - 2016

The University of Southampton is leading an international project to understand how the environment can help to control the risk of disease in fish and crustacean aquaculture in India and Bangladesh. Infectious disease outbreaks represent a key limitation...

India: Organic poultry feed launched June 02, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

With awareness for organic and chemical-free food staples increasing, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and Krishi Vigyan Kendra of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has released a safe layer poultry (egg laying chicken)...

Bangladesh: Bangladesh: Fishermen Enlisted in Dolphin Protection and Research Initiatives by Raflqul Islam June 02, 2016   |  Source: The Wire  | Copyright: The Wire

Akkas Ali is a fisherman from Dublar char, a remote island located off the coast in Bangladesh’s Bagerhat district. He has been fishing in the Bay of Bengal for almost 20 years and has been witness to the slaughter of dolphins. Most of these deaths were...

India: Nearly 46 million trapped in modern slavery, including forced farming, fishing and sex work: rights group June 02, 2016   |  Source: National Post  | Copyright: 2016 National Post

Nearly 46 million people across the globe are living in modern slavery, a system of exploitation that governments and businesses must do more to end, according to the Walk Free Foundation. The Australia-based rights group on Tuesday released its global sl...

Tamil Nadu: Thoothukudi fishermen not content with their catch June 02, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Thoothukudi fishing harbor was abuzz with unloading of fishes from boats on Monday night as the routine activity of fishermen resumed after the end of the 45-day annual fishing ban. However, some fishermen were not content with their catch on return to th...

Karnataka: Oxidation to prevent fish kill in Ulsoor Lake June 02, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

A Hyderabad-based firm has begun a pilot project to artificially infuse oxygen into a part of the Ulsoor Lake, using oxidants. The pilot has been given a go ahead to test if such infusion of oxygen externally can lead to increase in the Dissolved Oxygen (...

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