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Manipur: Phoomdi and locals at Loktak: Time to introspect ? May 23, 2016   |  Source: The Sangai Express  | Copyright: 2016 The Sangai Express

Wetlands, one of the most important ecosystems on earth, are known as ecological supermarkets. Wetlands support extensive food chain and play a major role in the landscape by providing unique habitats for a range of flora and fauna. Loktak, the largest Pa...

Manipur: Phoomdi and locals at Loktak: Time to introspect ? May 23, 2016   |  Source: The Sangai Express  | Copyright: 2016 The Sangai Express

Wetlands, one of the most important ecosystems on earth, are known as ecological supermarkets. Wetlands support extensive food chain and play a major role in the landscape by providing unique habitats for a range of flora and fauna. Loktak, the largest Pa...

Bangladesh: Tk 15 lakh fish poisoned to death in Patuakhali May 20, 2016   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2016 / thedailystar.net

Criminals poisoned cultivated fishes worth about Tk 15 lakh to death in a water body beside Patuakhali-Barisal in Khalishakhali area under Sadar upazila of the district. On Friday morning, thousands of dead fishes were found floating on water, said fish c...

Bangladesh: Poor catches disappoint fishermen May 20, 2016   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2016 / thedailystar.net

Several hundred fishermen yesterday went back home with poor catches of eggs from the Halda river, the largest and lone natural spawning ground for carp fish in the country. Around 250 boats were ready to collect spawn at Madunaghat, Azimer Ghona, Urircha...

Chandigarh: Finally, AC fish market becomes general market May 20, 2016   |  Source: The Tribune  | Copyright: The Tribune Trust,2015

Miserably failing to run the city’s first AC Fish and Meat Market in Sector 41, the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation has finally decided to change it from fish market to general trade market. The decision was taken in the Finance and Contract Committee ...

Myanmar: Protect Myanmar's marine resources from being pillaged to point of no return May 20, 2016   |  Source: The Guardian  | Copyright: 2016 Guardian News and Media Limited

As Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) engaged in a historic transfer of power in the Myanmar capital of Naypyidaw in March, my Burmese colleagues and I stood on a deserted beach 170 miles to the southwest, near Gwa on the Rakhine coa...

Myanmar: Fisherman 'enslaved for five years on Thai fishing boat because of an unpaid beer tab' May 20, 2016   |  Source: Mirror  | Copyright: 2016 MGN Limited

A man who collapsed drunk while having a drink with his friend was told he would have to work as a fisherman to pay the cost of his beer, a court heard. The man from Myanmar says he was forced to spend five years working for free after he came into the cl...

Maharashtra: Shivaji Project Office Riles Cuffe Fishermen by Yogesh Naik May 20, 2016   |  Source: Mumbai Mirror  | Copyright: 2016 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Fishermen in Cuffe Parade are up in arms against an office put up by the state's Public Works Department on the shore as part of the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Memorial project in Arabian Sea. The office has robbed them, the fishermen allege, of...

Andhra Pradesh: 12 missing fishermen return home safely by M N Samdani May 20, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Nearly 48 hour long anxiety and mental agony of fishermen families ended on a happy late on Thursday night when 18 fishermen, who went missing at sea, were found safe. While 12 fishermen reached Nizampatnam safe by two boats, the officials could establish...

Andhra Pradesh and Odisha: Andhra, Odisha on high alert as cyclone Roanu set to hit coast by Srinivasa Rao Apparasu and Priya Ranjan Sahu May 20, 2016   |  Source: Hindustan Times  | Copyright: 2015 HT Media Limited.

Authorities in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha were on high alert on Thursday after the deep depression in the Bay of Bengal transformed into a cyclonic storm causing heavy rains and high-velocity winds in the two states. The India Meteorological Department (IM...

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