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Pakistan: Paradise lost: How toxic water destroyed Pakistan's largest lake December 08, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India World  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

For generations the Mohanna tribe have lived, loved, worked, and played on Pakistan's Manchar Lake; their floating settlement serving their needs from birth to death. But an unrelenting flow of toxic wastewater is pouring into the lake. A byproduct of ind...

Kerala: CMFRI in Kerala to fish out aquatic weeds from waterbodies December 08, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

The Ernakulam Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) is on to ‘fishy’ business to do some good. What we mean is that on Wednesday, it launched an initiative of growing fishes in ponds to tackle the menace pos...

Kerala: Fisherman missing off Valiyathoppu December 08, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

A search was launched off Valiyathoppu coast near Kadinamkulam on Monday after a 48-year-old fisherman failed to return from sea. The missing person has been identified as David, a resident of Karinkulam village. David's abandoned catamaran was found floa...

Uttar Pradesh: Cases against 80 people for illegally farming Thai Catfish December 07, 2016   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2016 Business Standard Private Ltd.

The District Fisheries Development Department has registered cases against 80 people for illegal farming and trading of Thai Catfish (Magur) here. "For a long time some locals of Jhalava village under the Niwari police station were illegally farming the f...

Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka's per capita fish consumption rises due to bountiful harvest December 07, 2016   |  Source: Colombo Page  | Copyright: Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :

Sri Lanka's per capita fish consumption has risen significantly over the past four years, according to the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development. A study conducted by the Ministry have revealed that per capita fish consumption in Sri Lan...

Pakistan: China becomes Pakistan's chief seafood market December 07, 2016   |  Source: Business Recorder  | Copyright: Copyright Business Recorder, 2016

China has widely become Pakistan's chief seafood market, leaving the EU and Japan behind to take the country's fisheries' export to a 14 percent boost in July-October 2016, market players said on Monday. Pakistan's fisheries export surged to $114.787 mill...

Sri Lanka: Fisheries Minister asserts Indian trawlers not released December 07, 2016   |  Source: Colombo Gazette  | Copyright: 2016 Colombo Gazette.

Fisheries Minister Mahinda Amaraweera today asserted that Indian trawlers seized by the Navy have not been released. Amaraweera told Parliament Sri Lanka is working with India to resolve the fishing dispute. “We have not released any boats seized from I...

Gujarat: Fishing village Kosamba in Gujarat shares its demonetisation story by Bindisha Sarang December 07, 2016   |  Source: F. India

While the effects of demonetisation on urban India are immediately apparent to those with access to mainstream English media, its impact on rural lives is as yet unclear. We attempted to understand why during the second leg of our trip into the country's ...

Kerala: Over-fishing a big threat to fishes in Indian waters, say experts December 07, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: New Indian Express. 2016

Commercially important fish species like groupers are facing severe threat from over-fishing, observed a global meeting of fisheries experts. The meeting of the Groupers and Wrasses Specialist Group, which is specialised in the valuable reef-associated gr...

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Depression over Bay of Bengal likely to turn into cyclonic storm: MET department December 07, 2016   |  Source: Zee News  | Copyright: 1998-2016 Zee Media Corporation Ltd (An Essel Group Company).

The MET department said on Tuesday that Andaman and Nicobar archipelago will receive rainfall in the next two days due to a depression over southeast Bay of Bengal. It added that it was likely to turn into a cyclonic storm. However, it is yet to make any ...

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