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Karnataka: Fishermen’s loans worth Rs 60 crore waived – CM Yediyurappa December 30, 2019   |  Source: Daiji World

“Rs 60 crore worth loan of fishermen has been waived. There is confusion among people that government’s order has not come. Loan amounting to Rs 55 crore from 20,197 fishermen in Udupi will be waived. The orders will be sent to the houses of beneficia...

Bangladesh: Fishermen poison fish in Matamuhuri December 30, 2019   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune

Greedy fishermen are poisoning the waters of the Matamuhuri River to catch large amounts of fish. There was a poisoning at the Kalingakhum area of the river, resulting in numerous dead fish on Monday and Tuesday. Locals say this method of poisoning fish h...

Andhra Pradesh: Govt to provide Kisan credit cards for Fishermen in the state, 38,914 fishers to benefit by Pavan Kumar Bandari December 30, 2019   |  Source: The Hans India

Good days for fishers hovering in the woods of adversity as the state govt is funding huge amounts on their welfare, as never before. For fishers who are already living on the sea, the increase the assurance to Rs. 10,000. In the latest development govt d...

West Bengal: Hungry tides of the Sundarbans: How rising seas create environmental migrants by Shiv Sahay Singh December 30, 2019   |  Source: Earth Journalism Network

The rapid erosion of Ghoramara island, located at the mouth of the Bay of Bengal, has grabbed the attention of all those attempting to understand how rising sea levels and climate change are impacting lives and migration patterns. “How many times have y...

Assam: Locals ready for community fishing in deepor beel, section 144 imposed December 30, 2019   |  Source: News Live TV

Despite ban on fishing in Deepor Beel, the locals near the wildlife sanctuary are preparing for the annual ritual of community fishing. The week long community fishing will reportedly begin from January 5. Every year, in the first week of January, hundred...

Tamil Nadu: Navy arrests 14 Indian fishermen for engaging in illegal fishing in Sri Lankan waters December 30, 2019   |  Source: Colombo page

Sri Lanka Navy has arrested 14 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 patrol con...

Odisha: Chemical use for fishing polluting river waters in Odisha December 30, 2019   |  Source: Odisha TV

Rampant and illegal use of chemicals to catch fish is allegedly taking a toll on the aquatic ecosystem of three major rivers flowing through Kendrapara district besides endangering the livelihood of hundreds of fishermen depending on the rivers. Around 60...

Pakistan: Our oceans, our responsibility by Naghmana Zafar December 30, 2019   |  Source: Pakistan Today

Historically, oceans have been acknowledged as a connecting medium between continents. However, their fundamental role as cradle of life on planet earth could gain little recognition. It is not known to many, but 60 per cent of oxygen we breathe is produc...

Pakistan: ‘Protected’ Astola Island needs management plan, say experts December 27, 2019   |  Source: Dawn

Despite being declared a marine protected area more than two years ago, the Astola Island — Pakistan’s largest uninhabited offshore island located 20 nautical miles east of Pasni — is still without a management plan. This situation could harm its ri...

Pakistan: Balochistan govt to introduce new technologies to boost fish business December 27, 2019   |  Source: Pakistan Observer

The Balochistan government has decided to introduce new technologies in its fisheries sector to boost its business in the province. The provincial government was striving hard to provide basic facilities including education and health to uplift their livi...

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