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Andhra Pradesh: A.P. fishermen fume as T.N. jumps the gun by SANTOSH PATNAIK May 31, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The decision to shorten the annual fishing conservation period by Tamil Nadu and Puducherry has left the fishermen of Andhra Pradesh fuming. Agitated over the decision to venture into the sea from Monday, ignoring the fiat issued by the Ministry of Agricu...

Maldives: IOTC adopts harvest regulations for skipjack in Indian Ocean May 30, 2016   |  Source: FIS India  | Copyright: 1995 - 2016 Fish Info & Services Co.Ltd

The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has welcomed the decision by the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) to adopt much needed harvest control rules for skipjack tuna caught in the Indian Ocean. The agreement, reached by member states attending the IOTC a...

Maharashtra and Gujarat: New device to send border alert to fishermen by Ram Parmar May 30, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Following frequent instances of fishing crews from Maharashtra and Gujarat being arrested for accidentally crossing international maritime boundaries, a Mumbai-based digital firm and an NGO have come up with a device that will send out an alert when they ...

Goa: Fishing ban to commence on June 1 May 30, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The state department of fisheries will impose the 61-day annual monsoon fishing ban from June 1 to July 31 to facilitate breeding of fish during the spawning season. The department has issued a strict order banning fishing activities through mechanized fi...

Karnataka: Dalit groups differ on sand extraction initiative in Udupi district May 30, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Members of the Karnataka Dalit Sangharsha Samiti on Friday lauded the district administration for providing permits to 20 Dalit members to undertake sand extraction in sand bars in the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) areas of Udupi district and urged the St...

Kerala: Fishing big success in organic farming at Palakkad by A Satish May 30, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

Lack of suitable space has always stymied urban dwellers’ farming ambitions. Now, they have a reason to cheer: Aquaponics - a method that combines aquaculture and hydroponics. In simple terms, it is a way of cultivating organic vegetables using water ri...

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen to venture into sea from Wednesday May 30, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Fishermen from Chinna Muttom, Kanniyakumari and Arogyapuram on the east coast of Kanniyakumari district are gearing up to venture into the sea for fishing from Wednesday. The 45-day fishing ban period ended on the midnight of Sunday. Fishermen from these ...

Kerala: Despite curbs, trash fishing thrives by Mithosh Joseph May 30, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The stringent measures taken by the Fisheries Department to prevent trash fishing off the Kozhikode coast are yet to show results as some fishermen still like to pursue it with the support of a few non-Kerala fertilizer companies. According to leaders of ...

Andhra Pradesh: Fishermen demand inclusion in ST list May 30, 2016   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2016 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India.

Matsakara ST Sadhana Samithi president Karri Chittibabu has threatened a State-wide stir if the State government does not include fishermen community among the STs as promised by TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu at the time of elections. Addressing the m...

Andhra Pradesh: Ban benefits traditional fishermen by Santosh Patnaik May 30, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Traditional fishermen are in a cheerful mood as the 61-day ban under enforcement from April 15 on the trawler and mechanised boat operators has been providing them a big catch. “There is no competition now. Anywhere we go, we are able to get double the ...

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