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Tamil Nadu: Living with sewage: Fishing hamlets in Chennai’s Kottivakkam see no end to drainage woes by Korah Abraham January 21, 2022   |  Source: Citizen Matters  | Copyright: Oorvani Foundation 2022

As one takes a left turn from the East Coast Road or the ECR, as it’s popularly known in Chennai, into the Kuppam road in Kottivakkam, which leads to the Kottivakkam beach, a sense of calm sets in. A complete contrast from the bustling main road, which ...

Bangladesh: Tilapia, pangasius lead the fish revolution by Shawkat Ali January 21, 2022   |  Source: The Business Standard  | Copyright: 2022 The Business Standard

Researchers brought Nile tilapia from Thailand after independence, while its commercial production began in the 80s after some experiments. As the fish appeared to be fast-growing and profitable, its cultivation spread rapidly all over Bangladesh. At pres...

Pakistan: Seafood exports increase by 3.18% in 1st half January 21, 2022   |  Source: Associated Press of Pakistan

The exports of fish and fish preparations increased by 3.18 per cent during the first half of the current fiscal year as compared to the corresponding period of last year. The seafood exports during July-December (2021-22) were recorded at $201.581 millio...

India and Bangladesh: Think Teesta conservation beyond geopolitics, hydropower development: Experts January 21, 2022   |  Source: The Business Standard  | Copyright: 2022 The Business Standard

While speaking at the virtual inaugural session of the three-day 7th International Water Conference on Teesta River Basin, they said state parties should assess the morphology and hydrology of the basin and give priority to its ecosystem before undertakin...

West Bengal: Migrant workers live precarious lives amid economic turmoil by Sandip Chakraborty, Anirban Dey January 21, 2022   |  Source: News Click

Samrat Karyi (18) of Madhupur gram panchayat of Coochbihar had gone to Rajasthan to work as a migrant labourer in the construction sector. He boarded the Bikaner Guwahati express to return home with his brother. When he was nearing the Coochbihar Junction...

Tamil Nadu: Seven Rameswaram fishermen rescued after Lankan navy vessel rams their fishing boats by M K Ananth January 21, 2022   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2022 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Seven fishermen from Rameswaram were rescued alive by fishermen from another fishing vessel after the mechanised fishing boat on which the fishermen were engaged in fishing in the Sri Lankan water was hit by a Sri Lankan navy vessel in the late hours of W...

Bangladesh: Moves to declare dead fishermen missing in the sea January 20, 2022   |  Source: BD News24

State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Enamur Rahman discussed the plan at the Deputy Commissioners’ Conference in Dhaka on Wednesday. Many fishermen go missing while fishing in the sea, but the deputy commissioners cannot declare them dead e...

India: Take threats from antibiotic use in the aquaculture sector seriously, cautions Secretary of Fisheries, Government of India January 20, 2022   |  Source: Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Department of Fisheries

While antibiotics may not pose major problem if sold as formulated drugs for bonafide human and non-human purposes, their sale in bulk quantities by the distributors and retailers to the aquaculture farmers, especially shrimp aquaculture is a matter of se...

Maharashtra: 38 fishermen get ?5.35 lakh compensation for releasing protected species into sea January 20, 2022   |  Source: Hindustan Times

Mumbai The state forest department has paid ?5.35 lakh to 38 fishermen from Thane and Palghar districts in compensation for releasing protected marine species back into the sea. The pending claims were resolved last week during a meeting between the fores...

West Bengal: In the Sundarban, climate change has an unlikely effect - On child trafficking by RITWIKA MITRA January 20, 2022   |  Source: The Wire

Afza’s father had one condition if he were to allow her to return home: that she leave her child behind. A survivor of sex trafficking who became pregnant during roughly two years at a brothel, Afza was eventually found by police in 2015 and reintegrate...

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