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Coastal Regulation Zone nod for disabled-friendly walkways on Marina beach in Tamil Nadu March 24, 2020   |  Source: The New Indian Express

Greater Chennai Corporation has been granted Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance by Union Environment Ministry to build two temporary walkways at Marina beach for the benefit of the differently-abled at a cost of Rs 90 lakh. The walkways will be ...

Coronavirus: Lockdown in Odisha to curb spread of virus affects fishermen March 24, 2020   |  Source: The New Indian Express

The state government’s lockdown to prevent spread of coronavirus had seriously affected fishery activities in the district. The fate of at least 5,000 fishermen, who used to supply not only in Odisha but also to neighbouring West Bengal, is now hanging ...

Myanmar’s fishery exports cross $449 mln in 2019-2020FY March 23, 2020   |  Source: Globe News Light of Myanmar

Export earnings from the fisheries sector during the period between 1 October and 13 March in the 2019-2020 financial year reached US$449.669 million, an increase of $56 million from the year-ago period, according to statistics released by the Commerce Mi...

Horizon Fisheries Maldives lowered the price of its canned tuna, as a response to the economic impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak March 23, 2020   |  Source: The Edition

Horizon Fisheries Maldives lowered the price of its canned tuna, as a response to the economic impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. In a press release last Thursday, the local tuna processing firm announced that the price of its 'Maandhoo Mas' brand ...

Hollowed Lands: In Sri Lanka’s rural hinterlands, the slow-onset impacts of our warming world are forcing families apart by DENNIS MOMBAUER March 23, 2020   |  Source: Earth is Land

There is no water,” Udayanthi says. “My husband used to work in our paddy field, but he cannot cultivate anymore.” Udayanthi is from Bakmeegama, a small village in northeastern Sri Lanka’s Trincomalee district where small brick homes nestle into s...

Forest biodiversity in Bangladesh March 23, 2020   |  Source: New Age BD

International Day of Forests is observed every March 21 to create awareness among people of the importance of forests and their vital role in poverty eradication, environmental sustainability and food security. The 2020 observances of International Day of...

Coronavirus: Fishing activities to come to halt across Karnataka coast March 23, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

Administrations of three coastal districts have advised fishermen not to venture out for deep sea fishing till the situation created out of COVID-19 scare improves. However, vessels that have already sailed into sea may return with the catch, the administ...

Usual hustle and bustle missing at fishing harbour in Andhra Pradesh March 23, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

The usual hustle and bustle seen during Sundays was completely absent at the fishing harbour here. Hundreds of people from various corners of the city throng the fishing harbour where the fishermen sell fish brought to the shore by the mechanised boats. I...

Kerala's fisheries sector struggles to stay afloat amid virus scare by Navamy Sudhish March 23, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

The State’s fisheries sector in likely to incur huge losses in the beginning of the new financial year with top export destinations closing their doors and nearly zero demand from high-end hotel chains and resorts. Those working in the seafood industry ...

Indian government fails to improve hygiene in fish market March 23, 2020   |  Source: Asian Age

Even though researchers had found that the novel coronavirus had originated and spread through wet markets in China, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) does not appear to have any plans to improve hygiene in fish markets in the city. This ...

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