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Tamil Nadu: Adyar creek to get 40-Acre Mangrove cover by Ashwin Prasath and C Shivakumar May 10, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

The Adyar Creek could soon turn out to be a paradise for migratory birds as the eco-restoration of Adyar Creek and estuary is set to be completed shortly with the planting of mangrove saplings in 40 acres of land. “Currently, we have planted saplings on...

Gujarat: Slamming the justice door shut on the fisherfolk of Mundra by Arpitha Kodiveri May 10, 2016   |  Source: The Wire  | Copyright: The Wire, unless otherwise noted or attributed.

The International Financial Corporation (IFC), a private lending arm of the World Bank group has lent $450 million to the Tata Mundra Power Plant (4150mw) on the coast of Kutch, Gujarat. Since its inception, the power plant has seen opposition from the lo...

India: Schemes for Welfare of Fishermen May 09, 2016   |  Source: Business Standard

The Government has approved a restructured Central Sector Scheme (CSS) namely Blue Revolution: Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries with National Scheme of Welfare of Fishermen as one of the components. The National Scheme of Welfare of Fish...

Sri Lanka: Seychelles And The Sri Lankan Connection May 09, 2016   |  Source: The Sunday Leader

Seychelles is a small archipelago situated in the far west corner of the Indian Ocean, closer to the continent of Africa. Tourism and fishing are the two most important industries for the economy of Seychelles. In 2009, tourism was surpassed by industrial...

Goa: Beach shacks won’t benefit from CRZ amendment May 09, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2014, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The proposed amendment to Coastal Zone Regulation (CRZ) regulation, 2011 to allow temporary structuresbeach and private shacksto remain during the monsoon, as and when it becomes a ruling, is less likely to bring any benefits to beach shack operators. The...

Kerala: Samithi protests against Periyar pollution May 09, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Activists of the Periyar Malineekarana Virudha Samithi led a protest march to the regional office of the Kerala State Pollution Control Board (PCB) at Gandhinagar here on Saturday against the board’s decision to waive the closure notice slapped on Sree ...

India: Stop arresting fishermen, says NFF May 09, 2016   |  Source : NFF

The World forum of Fisher Peoples, Co- ordination Committee meeting held at Bangkok, the Capital of Thailand during 22nd – 29th April 2016. The meeting was presided over by shri. Muhammad Ali shah (Pakistan), Mrs. Nadine orchid Nembhard (Belise) both C...

Andhra Pradesh: Seine fishing proves a boon during ban May 09, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Notwithstanding the 60-day fishing ban in the Bay of Bengal to pave the way for breeding of fish species, fishermen from Kakinada rural are venturing into the sea for fishing by using shore seines. As the ban is only on venturing into the sea by using mec...

Himachal Pradesh: Fish production in HP increases by over 9 pc May 09, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2014 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd

Production of fish in Himachal Pradesh has increased by 9.2 per cent during 2015-16 as compared to the previous fiscal. The production this year was recorded at 11,798.72 metric tonne. Trout production has reached 417.23 metric tonne which was 61.03 metri...

Nepal: Commercial fish farming gaining popularity by Amrita Anmol May 06, 2016   |  Source: Kathmandu Post  | Copyright: Kantipur Digital Corp.

With an increasing number of farmers shifting to commercial fish farming from traditional crops, Dayanagar VDC in Rupendehi district has become one of the model villages for fish farming. Fisheries in Dayanagar started 32 years ago, but commercial farming...

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