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Bangladesh: Exploiting Bay of Bengal resources February 18, 2020   |  Source: The Financial Express

With the approval of the Bangladesh Maritime Zones Act, 2019, last year, doors are now wide open for the country to exploit the rich marine resources in the Bay of Bengal, exercising the country's sovereign rights over the extended maritime boundary. The ...

Navy arrests 11 Indian fishermen for engaging in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan waters February 18, 2020   |  Source: Colombo Page

Sri Lanka Navy has arrested 11 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu for allegedly breaching the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and illegally fishing in Sri Lankan waters. Naval personnel attached to the Northern Naval Command, during a special op...

Fish workers’ organisations in Kerala have demanded government to provide immediate financial assistance to fishermen February 18, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

Fish workers’ organisations have demanded the state government to provide immediate financial assistance to fishermen “as they were struggling to make ends meet due to poor catch in the sector”. “Various factors, including climate change, unscient...

Improved focus on protecting wetlands in India February 18, 2020   |  Source: Deccan Herald

The addition of 10 more wetlands in India to sites protected under the Ramsar convention should help to focus more attention on the ecological and economic importance of water bodies. The 10 new ones are in Maharashtra, Punjab and UP, and they take the nu...

“There is no fish in the ocean”: Declining catch worries fishers in southern Karnataka by Supriya Vohra February 18, 2020   |  Source: Mongabay  | Copyright: 2020 Mongabay-India

It is a hot Saturday afternoon in Sasihithlu, a small fishing village in southern Karnataka. At 12:30 PM, the sun is directly above us, glaring through a largely cloudless sky. Surya Salian, 62, gathers his cast net for a final throw. He enters the still ...

Fish farmers may soon get cheap loans & other benefits as India’s government plans to bring national fisheries policy February 17, 2020   |  Source: Krishijagran

To empower farmers across the country, now the central government is making a special plan for the fish farmers. Soon National Fisheries Policy will be introduced so that the fishery industry in India can be reinforced. Government is considering offering ...

Sea level rise: Is India ready for the challenge? by P Anima February 17, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

Oceans and seas are rising — millimetre by millimetre — the world over. Is India, with its extensive coastline and dense population, equipped to handle the impact of the phenomenon? While scientists struggle for accurate data, climate thinkers warn ag...

Sri Lanka: To construct a playground at Kadolkele mangrove in the Negombo lagoon by Ajith Siriwardana February 17, 2020   |  Source: Daily Mirror

State Minister of Inland Fisheries Industry, Sanath Nishantha Perera said last Tuesday that he would proceed with the project to construct a playground at Kadolkele mangrove in the Negombo lagoon despite objection from the Gampaha District Wildlife Office...

Bangladesh: Illegal sand extraction continues to harm Halda River ecology February 17, 2020   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Despite ongoing drives against unauthorized dredgers and mechanized boats at the Halda River, illegal sand extraction continues unabated, posing a serious threat to the ecosystem. Hathazari Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Ruhul Amin conducted a drive at Ind...

India: Cabinet approves MoU between India and Iceland in the field of Sustainable Fisheries Development February 17, 2020   |  Source: PIB

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Iceland in the field of Fisheries. The MoU was signed on 10th September, 2019. The salient features of th...

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Years in Support of Small Scale Fishworkers (1986 - 2018)