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India: Making Fisheries Sustainable March 21, 2017   |  Source: Ocean Action Hub

Welcome to the online discussion on Making Fisheries Sustainable. The discussion is taking place during the preparatory process for The Ocean Conference in order to engage stakeholders in assessing the challenges and opportunities related to delivering on...

Himachal Pradesh: Mahseer Conference Attracts Big Name Anglers March 21, 2017   |  Source: Fish and Fry

Anglers have a unique opportunity to meet Jeremy Wade, John Bailey and the pioneering anglers who “rediscovered” mahseer fishing in the 1970s at an event in April. The Mahseer Trust, the charity leading the fight to conserve and protect mahseer, is o...

Kerala: Panchayat boost for fishing sector March 21, 2017   |  Source: The Hindu

In a boost to the fishing sector of the district, the Thiruvananthapuram District Panchayat is set to initiate programmes for assisting women fish sellers and to promote the cultivation of Pearl Spot fishes, or Karimeen. The first project, which involves ...

Goa:Traditional fishermen cry foul over fishing by mini-per seine boats March 21, 2017   |  Source: Navhind Times

Traditional fishermen alleged that mini-per seine boats and trawlers are carrying out fishing in a rampant manner along the coast of River Zuari with nets of less than 5 mm size that leads to catching of tiny fish of different types that is either discard...

Assam: Training on ornamental fish farming at Tinsukia March 21, 2017   |  Source: The Sentinel

The ICAR–Central Institute of freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubaneswar in collaboration with Jeeva Suraksha, a reputed NGO of Sivasagar, Assam working in the field of conservation, education and employment generation in North East India organised a two–d...

Karnataka: Dept shows the way to dry fish by Deepthi Sanjiv March 21, 2017   |  Source: Bangalore Mirror

Seafood is popular worldwide, but its availability is limited, for not only are plenty of land masses away from the seafront, the food itself is very perishable. When dried, the shelf life of fish gets considerably extended, and fish in this form is also ...

Andhra Pradesh: Mudasarlova Reservoir home to ornamental fish by V Kamalakara Rao March 21, 2017   |  Source: The Times of India

Vizagiites are aware that Mudasarlova reservoir is one of the major drinking water resources of Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC). But not many know that it is also a place visited by those who get transferred to various parts of the worl...

Jammu and Kashmir: Fish farming training at Bandipora March 21, 2017   |  Source: Daily Kashmir Images

To acquaint progressive fish farmers about latest practices and innovations, a training programme on fish farming was held at trout fish farm Shokbaba, Bandipora today. Held under the supervision of Assistant Director Fisheries, Bandipora, the farmers ...

Bangladesh: Cancel fake fishermen's registration, give ration to real fishers March 20, 2017   |  Source: The Financial Express

Over two million (20 lakh) workers who live on fishing have been facing hard days due to two-month (March-April) ban imposed by the government on fishing in coastal areas. About 0.5 million (5 lakh) fisher families and 2-2.5 million fish workers have lost...

India: How can we save India’s ecosystems? By paying for it! March 20, 2017   |  Source: Hindustan Times

n 2015, just before the last inter-governmental climate jamboree began in Paris, I was in Ramanathapuram, a sleepy coastal town in Tamil Nadu. I was following a story of declining fish catch in the area thanks to over-fishing and destruction of coral reef...

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