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Sri Lanka: Sri Lankan Navy rescues four Indian fishermen in distress August 11, 2016   |  Source: Colombo Page  | Copyright: 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC)

Sri Lanka Navy on has come to render assistance to four distressed Indian fishermen in a fishing trawler drifting in the Sri Lankan waters due to engine failure. Naval personnel onboard P 417 and P474 Fast Attack Craft belonging to the Western Naval Comma...

Kerala: Fisheries department survey to find coastal erosion-prone families by Aswin J Kumar August 11, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The fisheries department has initiated a survey to find out the families residing within 50 metres from the high tide line (HTL) in the district prior to the massive rehabilitation project being planned by the department. HTL refers to the line on the lan...

Tamil Nadu: Kamarajar Port Limited expansion to flatten 700 acres of wetlands, say fisherfolk by S V Krishna Chaitanya August 11, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

Fisherfolk poured out their anger against the proposed phase III expansion of Kamarajar Port Limited (KPL) at a public hearing organised by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) in the presence of Thiruvallur Collector E Sundaravalli on the port ...

Pakistan: The Plight of the Gwadar Fisherman by Shah Meer August 10, 2016   |  Source: The Diplomat  | Copyright: 2016 The Diplomat.

Perched atop rocky outcroppings on the shores of the Arabian Sea, with breathtaking views from a large promontory known locally as Koh-e-Batilis, sits the port of Gwadar, which also happens to be the epicenter of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC...

Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka to send a fishermen delegation to India ahead of Minister's visit to discuss bottom trawling August 10, 2016   |  Source: Colombo Page  | Copyright: 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC)

Sri Lanka has decided to send a delegation of fishermen to India to discuss the issue of illegal fishing by the Indian fishermen fishing in island's waters by the destructive bottom trawling practice. The fishermen delegation comprising both Northern and ...

Maldives: Climate changes affecting Maldives coral reefs getting bleached due to warmer sea temperature by Avinash Nandakumar August 10, 2016   |  Source: India Live Today  | Copyright: 2016 India Live Today

After the Great Barrier reef, Maldives is the new victim of climate change. About 60% of the once-pristine coral reefs of the Maldives have been bleached and in some area this figures reaches to 90%. The study was conducted by the Maldives Marine Research...

Goa: GRE slams Benjamin for violating Fishing Act August 10, 2016   |  Source: Oheraldo  | Copyright: M/s Herald Publications Pvt Ltd.

All Goa Fishermen Union and GRE president Agnelo Rodrigues has slammed Velim MLA Benjamin Silva for allegedly violating the Goa Marine Fishing Regulation Act 1980 and has demanded that the Fisheries Director seize his boat and suspend his licence immediat...

Karnataka: Fisheries Minister meets survivors of boat accident August 10, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Fisheries Minister Pramod Madhwaraj met seven survivors of the recent boat accident who are under treatment at Government Hospital in Bhatkal, on Friday, according to a report here on Monday. He also arranged for a helicopter to look for the body of fishe...

Kerala: Dwindling catch: Fishermen seek aid August 10, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

In view of the crisis in the fisheries sector due to falling catch, traditional fishermen in the State have requested the Fisheries Minister to declare a ‘fish famine’ and announce financial package for the affected fishers. Fishers Coordination Commi...

Tamil Nadu: Fish species dwindles in Adyar Ecopark August 10, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Even as faunal diversity is improving in the Adyar Ecopark, the number of species of fish has decreased considerably. The number of species of birds has also started to decrease after increasing from 88 to 100 in 2013-2014. However, species of crabs, drag...

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