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Kerala: Inland fisheries take a beating after floods August 29, 2019   |  Source: Manorama Online

There is a marked dip in inland fish wealth after floods wreaked havoc in many parts of Kerala, according to fishers here in Alappuzha district. As the fish breed in the months of June and July, schools of fish are found in inland water bodies during that...

West Bengal: Buying fish online is the new Bengali ritual by CHANDRIMA PAL August 29, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

Bose-babu knew his fish. Every morning, he would be at the fish market, keenly inspecting the day’s catch laid out in rows. He would gingerly lift the gills of a rohu. The right tinge of pink meant the fish was fresh. Satisfied with the colour, Bose-bab...

Kerala: With fish meal units refusing to end strike, Kerala boat operators in dire straits August 29, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

The strike by fish meal industry since August 1 has forced manufacturing companies to refrain from purchasing fish from landing centres, leading to a subdued demand for certain fish varieties in the domestic market. The demand was almost 40 per cent down ...

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen to go ahead with protest after peace talks fail August 29, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Fishermen from the district have decided to go ahead with their proposal for a rail roko at Rameswaram on Thursday as a mark of protest to highlight a charter of demands, including removal of GST on fishmeal powder and adequate compensation for the fishin...

India: Indian ocean conference in Male August 29, 2019   |  Source: Lankaweb  | Copyright: 2019 LankaWeb.com

When I noted the news item today about the participation of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka in a Conference in Male. I thought of making the Prime Minister Aware that the ROAD MAP to develop BLUE ECONOMY should be one of the subjects to he should talk abo...

Maharashtra: Mumbai ka Manifesto: Original inhabitants want reservation and partnership in city's development August 28, 2019   |  Source: DNA

Kolis or the fishermen community, the original inhabitants of the city, are feeling ignored. The primary reason is the lack of hearing from public authorities on issues that affect their, life, livelihood and the way they live. Prominent among the issues ...

Myanmar: Fishermen, farmers fear losses from Kyaukphyu sea-port project August 28, 2019   |  Source: RFA

Villagers living near the site of a proposed deep-sea port in the town of Kyaukphyu in western Myanmar’s Rakhine state fear losses as the joint project with China gets under way, with fishermen already restricted from access to the sea, sources say. Wit...

Goa: Fishermen are eyes & ears at sea August 28, 2019   |  Source: Times of India  | Copyright: 2019 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd

The Indian Coast Guard on Monday held a community interaction programme with fishing community of Saleri Cola, Canacona. The fishermen were sensitised about the present security situation and the important role they played as the eyes and ears at the sea....

Bangladesh: SAU opens international conference on fisheries August 28, 2019   |  Source: New Age Bangladesh  | Copyright: 2019 Media New Age Limited or its affiliated companies

A three-day international conference on sustainable fisheries organised by the fisheries faculty of Sylhet Agricultural University began on Sunday. Agriculture minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque inaugurated the programme styled ‘1st International Conferen...

Himachal Pradesh: No big fish August 28, 2019   |  Source: Daily Pioneer  | Copyright: 2019 The Pioneer

The problem with discussions around climate change is that they often veer around the imminence of a cataclysm when fact remains that it has not only become a real-time crisis but is also impacting our daily lives. If a report by the Wildlife Institute of...

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