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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)...

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 (...

Goa: Selective fishing ban will harm fish breeding’ June 02, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Even as the 61-day annual fishing ban in Goa will come into force from June 1, local fishermen are skeptical about the fish getting enough space to breed and multiply. Their concerns stem from the fact that registered motorized canoes using only gill nets...

Maharashtra: Mumbai set for a sea change: Revised DP proposes lifting of curbs in CRZ-II areas by Sandeep A Ashar June 02, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

Mumbai’s coastal skyline is set for a major change with city planners proposing that curbs be lifted on construction activity in areas that fall within 500 metres of the coastline and tagged as Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ)-II areas. Mumbai’s latest r...

India: New conservation rules may soon apply to wetlands. What are they? by Kedar Nagarajan June 01, 2016   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

In March this year, the central government set the ball rolling on a new set of rules intended to protect wetlands. The Draft Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2016, which seek to replace the older Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2...

Myanmar: 129 detained Myanmar fishermen return from India June 01, 2016   |  Source: News X  | Copyright: NewsX 2016.

A total of 129 out of 249 Myanmar fishermen, who had served their prison terms in India after being detained for illegally entering territorial waters, were released and have returned homme, officials said on Wednesday. The return of the first batch o...

Tamil Nadu: Sri Lankan Navy Arrests 7 Indian Fishermen Along With Their Trawler June 01, 2016   |  Source: NDTV  | Copyright: NDTV Convergence Limited 2016.

Sri Lanka Navy has arrested seven Indian fishermen along with their trawler for allegedly poaching in Sri Lankan waters, the Navy said in Colombo today. Seven Indian fishermen were arrested yesterday by the Navy and the Sri Lankan Coast Guards northwest o...

Kerala: Fisheries dept ups vigil off Kozhikode coast by K M Sree June 01, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Fisheries department, here, has increased vigil off the coast with the onset of monsoon. Coastal and sea surveillance for rescue operations are part of the sea safety drive of the department. According to the statistics available with the fisheries depart...

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