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Mizoram: Is Imported Fish to Northeast India causing Cancer ? December 09, 2016   |  Source: Thenortheasttoday  | Copyright: 2016-17 thenortheasttoday.com

The state of Mizoram is dubbed as the ‘Cancer Capital of India’ and it is a worrisome trend if the state is given such a status and the same applies for the rest of the Northeast where cancer is supposed to be one of the biggest reasons for death. Man...

Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka to ban plastic water bottles on sea voyages December 09, 2016   |  Source: Colombo Page  | Copyright: 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :

Sri Lanka's Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development says nearly 5 tons of plastic water bottles carried by about 50,000 fishing vessels going daily for fishing are disposed in to the sea. The matter has been brought to the attention of the...

India: India’s pollution monitoring agency’s rocky journey December 09, 2016   |  Source: Infracircle  | Copyright: 2015 VCCircle.com.

Climate change is a burning issue and a lot of stress has been put on cutting down carbon emissions globally. Be it the climate change conference held at Marrakech or the air pollution crisis of Delhi, the world is concerned about the rising global temper...

West Bengal: Fisherman, family fight off tiger December 08, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

A fisherman, along with his family was out to catch crabs off the Thakuran river creek in the Sunderbans on Tuesday morning when a tiger pounced on him. But Gurupada Bhuyiyan fought off the animal even as it took a swipe at him in the forests of Batakati....

Andhra Pradesh: Fisherman electrocuted December 08, 2016   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2016 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India.

A fisherman from ST Colony of KVP Kandriga in Doravarisatram mandal died of electrocution on Friday while fishing in Pulicat Lake. According to sources, Kathi Venkateswarlu (37) went for fishing in Pulicat Lake close to Meezuru. He was busy with fishi...

Rajasthan: Rajasthan breeds endangered 'Mahaseer' fish by Geetha Sunil Pillai December 08, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

After strenuous efforts of four years, the forest department has succeeded in breeding indigenous fish 'Mahaseer' in a hatchery in Udaipur. Rajasthan is the third state after Maharashtra and Himachal Pradesh to raise the variety for Mahaseer as it is a co...

Myanmar: Bangladesh returns 91 Myanmar fishermen December 08, 2016   |  Source: Prothom Alo  | Copyright: All Rights Reserved Prothom Alo 1998 - 2016

The government has extradited 91 Myanmar fishermen who intruded the country’s territorial waters for fishing in December last year, offering them clemency for trespassing, Bangladesh embassy in Yangon said in a statement today. “In coordination with t...

Bangladesh: Time to look inwards by Saleemul Huq December 08, 2016   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2016 / thedailystar.net

In 2015, the world made two major global agreements, first in September in New York on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and then on climate change under the Paris Agreement in December. Both these global agreements have the same fifteen year timeli...

Maharashtra: Fishing business grinds to a halt due to shortage of cash December 08, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The fishing industry in Maharashtra's Konkan belt has run ashore after demonetisation of big currencies crippled cash availability to buy diesel for boats and pay sailors. The 720-km coastline stretching across the four districts of Thane, Raigad, Ratnagi...

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: International conference on climate change Andaman Science Association December 08, 2016   |  Source: Andaman Chronicle

Andaman Science Association (ASA), Port Blair, a scientific professional body established in the year 1984, is conducting International Conference on “Climate Change Adaptation and Biodiversity: Ecological Sustainability and Resource Management for Live...

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