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Pakistan: Protest against deep sea trawlers in Pakistan January 09, 2017   |  Source : PFF

The Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum held a protest demonstration against deep sea fishing trawlers in Karachi, Pakistan. The PFF protesters stated that the grave objection to Deep Sea fishing trawlers is two-fold: it threatens the livelihoods of small fishers b...

Chhattisgarh: Chhattisgarh continues to block Mahanadi water at Kalma Barrage January 09, 2017   |  Source : odishatv.in

Neighbouring Chhattisgarh has continued to block Mahanadi water to Odisha through the Kalma barrage severely affecting the water flow into the Hirakud reservoir. According to sources, over the past one and a half month, out of the 67 gates of the barrage,...

Gujarat: Indian fishermen going home share children, wives’ photos, letters January 09, 2017   |  Source: Dawn

Though all the men were happy to be finally going home after having done time here from nine months to one year for illegally fishing in Pakistani waters, there was also an air of sadness as one of the fishermen to be released had died suddenly a day earl...

India: As catch dwindles, exports face tough times by Rajesh Ravi January 09, 2017   |  Source: The Financial Express  | Copyright: 2017 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

Seafood exports from the nation are passing through a tough phase due to dwindling catch from capture fisheries and tougher quality inspection in importing countries. India is the second largest fish producer in the world after China and accounts for near...

India: Women Speakers of Parliament set clear goals to respond to global challenges January 09, 2017   |  Source : IPU  | Copyright: IPU 2016.

Women Speakers of Parliament from across the globe agreed to rapidly develop parliamentary objectives and action plans that put at the core the integrity of our planet and peace and prosperity. At the conclusion of the two-day Global Summit of Women Speak...

Myanmar: Human Rights Abuses and Illegal Fishing in Thailand’s Overseas Fishing Industry January 09, 2017   |  Source: Greenpeace  | Copyright: GREENPEACE 2014

Thailand is the world’s fourth largest seafood exporter, earning the country annual revenues of over USD 6.5 billion according to recent figures.1 In the last two years, Thailand’s overseas fishing industry has been put under the spotlight as a stream...

India: How warming seas are forcing fish to seek new waters January 09, 2017   |  Source : The Guardian  | Copyright: 2017 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies.

Scottish fishermen have uncovered an intriguing way to supplement their income: they have added squid to the menu of marine creatures they regularly pull from the sea. A species normally associated with the warmth of the Mediterranean, rather than the fre...

Kerala: An end to the uncertainty by S. R. Praveen January 09, 2017   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2017, The Hindu.

With their huts perilously close to the sea, life has been unpredictable for the thousands of fishing families along the city’s coastline. Every monsoon, as the waves came crashing in to their huts, they hold on to all their belongings and run to the ne...

Myanmar: The former slave from Myanmar exposing Asean’s rights failures by Karim Raslan January 09, 2017   |  Source: South China Morning Post Asia

“There was no hope for us. Every day was the same. We’d wake up at 5am. I would have to do everything from catching the fish, jumping down into the nets, to cleaning them and even the cooking. There were those who just couldn’t work. They were beate...

West Bengal: Bengal aims 20% of Rs 3,000 crore Blue Revolution fund January 09, 2017   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2017 Business Standard Private Ltd.

West Bengal is eyeing a sizeable share of at least 20 per cent from the total national corpus of Rs 3,000 crore meant for 'Blue Revolution'. "We are definitely eyeing at more than 20 per cent of the Rs 3,000 crore national fund meant for development of m...

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