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Tamil Nadu: Conserve endangered marine flora and fauna July 29, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Fishermen should be aware of conserving endangered marine flora and fauna and improving fishery resources, said Collector M. Ravikumar here on Monday. They should also be aware of the importance of fighting global warming, he said, after launching a proje...

West Bengal: Green tribunal raises red flag over Kolkata wetlands by Soumya Sarkar July 29, 2016   |  Source: India Climate Dialogue

The National Green Tribunal has asked for an accounting of the amount of wastewater released into the Kolkata wetlands, raising a glimmer of hope for the unique ecosystem struggling for survival in the backyard of India’s eastern metropolis. How much di...

Himachal Pradesh: A first Himachal breeds mahseer fish in hatchery July 29, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The population of the golden mahseer, a popular freshwater sport and food fish, is going to prosper in the rivers of Himachal Pradesh, with the state fisheries department succeeding in breeding it in captivity for the first time. Besides its rehabilitatio...

Pakistan: China firm keen to invest in fisheries July 28, 2016   |  Source : The International News

A Chinese company Shandong Huiyang Group has shown keen interest to invest in fisheries and different sectors of seafood industry in Sindh, a statement said on Thursday. A delegation of the company led by its Chairman Wang Hong called on Sindh Board of In...

Maharashtra: Pollution worse with loss of 40% green cover in coastal stretches by Freny Fernandes July 28, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

With over 40 per cent of its green cover wiped out within a span of two decades, the coastal stretch and creek areas of Thane, Mumbai and Navi Mumbai has lost a major chunk of potential economy, lamented green warriors. Over the years, there has been a lo...

Tamil Nadu: Coastal security exercise conducted by Praveen Paul Joseph July 28, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

'Operation Sajag,’ the coastal security exercise, was conducted here to thwart any attempt of intrusion by infiltrators through sea. It was a routine security exercise to sanitise the sea space. Under the security drill, fish landing points came under c...

Tamil Nadu: Harbour work comes to a standstill by M. Balaganessin July 28, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Non-release of funds by the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has been delaying the execution of work on fishing harbour at Poompuhar, a major fishing centre in the district. Once completed, the harbour will cater to the anchoring needs of fishe...

Kerala: Marine survey documents rare sea slugs off Vizhinjam by T. Nandakumar July 28, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

A marine biodiversity survey conducted by an independent group off the coast of Vizhinjam here has reported the presence of four species of sea slugs never before sighted in India. The participatory survey carried out by the Thiruvananthapuram-based Frien...

Nagaland: Nagaland aims to be self- sufficient in fish by 2030 July 28, 2016   |  Source: Nagaland Post  | Copyright: Nagaland Post 2011

Nagaland department of fisheries has aimed to be self-sufficient in fishes by 2030 under State vision plan for which the department has been tasked to identify various species of fish suitable for the climatic condition of the region. This was revealed by...

Bangladesh: Make your own fish farm by Ananta Yusuf July 28, 2016   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2016 / thedailystar.net

In our country there are many entrepreneurs who want to be fish farmers but don't know how to start their own business. Mohammed Zakir Hossain, project manager of USAID Aquaculture for Income and Nutrition shares his experience with Star Live and explains...

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