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Andhra Pradesh: Rains boost livelihood chances of fishermen at Manchar Lake by Jan Khaskheli September 07, 2016   |  Source : The International News  | Copyright: 2016 THIRD-PARTY ADVERTISEMENT POLICY

The recent widespread rains have filled the Manchar Lake with more fish seed. Local people say the lake received water from the catchment area, and they were now hopeful of better livelihood opportunities. For the seed to turn into juvenile fish, the fish...

Odisha: Dry fish producers left high and dry in Paradip by Amarnath Parida September 07, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

With the Fisheries Department banning production of dry fish in Paradip, womenfolk of fishermen community have been left high and dry. The ban came into force on September 1. Fisher women, who have been producing dry fish for several years, are now left ...

Manipur: Displaced Families at Loktak Recount Tale of Eviction to Irom Sharmila by Sangeeta Barooah Pisharoty September 07, 2016   |  Source: The Wire  | Copyright: The Wire

Underneath the vast open sky the morning sun played with the huge expanse of water of the Loktak Lake, creating a mesmerising sight. The largest freshwater lake in Northeast India is well known for the floating islands of biomass on it that are called phu...

India: Advantage India as G20 skips deadline on Paris climate change pact by P Vaidyanathan Iyer September 07, 2016   |  Source: The Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016 The Indian Express [P] Ltd.

DESPITE pressure from the US and China, the final G20 communique has skipped any mention of the December 2016 deadline for member-countries to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change. It has also avoided specifying a date for ending fossil fuel subsi...

Tamil Nadu: Hundreds of fish found dead in temple tank September 07, 2016   |  Source: The New Indian Express  | Copyright: 2016, The New Indian Express.

Hundreds of fish were found dead under mysterious circumstances in the water tank of a famous temple near Tiruparankundram. The dead fishes were found floating on the surface of Saravanapoikai tank of Sri Subramania Swamy temple, used by the devotees to p...

Bangladesh: EIA grossly faulty September 07, 2016   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2016 / thedailystar.net

The Sundarbans, a magnificent and unique ecosystem of the world, faces an existential crisis today with the coal-fired power plant to be set up at Rampal. It has been a content of discord between environmentalist and those who are pushing the plant. Both ...

Bangladesh: In the face of climate change by Naim Ebna Rahman September 07, 2016   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright: 2016 Dhaka Tribune

Climate change is the most daunting environmental issue of our time. It has instigated a wide range of challenges for countries, and many of us are already confronting the adverse impacts of it. The impacts are multi-dimensional and extensive, ranging fro...

Bangladesh: Citizen Observers Offer Unexpected Insights by Daisy Simmons September 07, 2016   |  Source: Yale Climate Connections  | Copyright: 2016 Yale Climate Connections

Scientists rely on precise measurements to determine how the climate is changing. But new research finds that observations from the rest of us matter, too. Simon Fraser University scientists looked at the firsthand experiences of 92,000 people around the ...

India: Indian researchers recycle fish scales into energy nanogenerator September 07, 2016   |  Source : Engadget  | Copyright: 2016 AOL Inc.

Indians consume a lot of fish: Data from 2014 estimated that each urban citizen consumed an average of 2.8 kg per year, or about 3.7 million kg for the whole country. That leaves a lot of leftover bones, scales and tails. As they reported this week in App...

India: Draft Water Bill proposes right to life through the provision of water for life September 06, 2016   |  Source: Government of India

The draft law(DRAFT NATIONAL WATER FRAMEWORK BILL, 2016), prepared by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India, is available on Ministry’s website. The Water Resources Ministry has invited comments a...

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