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India: Who is Responsible for Wetlands in India? Many and No One by Pushp Jain September 06, 2016   |  Source: The Wire  | Copyright: The Wire, unless otherwise noted or attributed.

This August, the Central Wetland Regulatory Authority (CWRA), tasked with identifying and protecting wetlands, met after a gap of two years. This was after an order by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in May asking states to identify wetlands and a subse...

India: Question raised in Lok Sabha on Inter-State River Water Sharing Disputes September 06, 2016   |  Source: India Environment Portal

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Inter-State River Water Sharing Disputes, 11/08/2016. On the basis of complaints made by the State Governments, the Central Government has, so far, set up 08 tribunals to settle water disputes among the States under the int...

Maharashtra: Maharashtra govt sets up committee to monitor wetlands by Clara Lewis September 06, 2016   |  Source: The Time of India  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The state government has set up a grievance redressal committee to monitor and protect the wetlands in the state. The committee has been set up following the directives of the Bombay high court in a PIL filed by the NGO Vanashakti. The court had ordered t...

Tamil Nadu: “Boats with high HP engines pose threat in the high seas” September 06, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Mechanised boats powered by banned high horse-power engines were damaging smaller craft, fishing nets and threaten the lives of country boat fishermen in the high seas, said fishermen at the monthly grievance redressal meeting held here on Friday. Tharuva...

Tamil Nadu: Fisherman missing after boat capsizes, two rescued September 06, 2016   |  Source : India Today  | Copyright: 2016 Living Media India Limited.

One person who ventured out to sea today for fishing was reported missing while two others were rescued after their boat capsized 12 nautical miles off the Pamban coast near here, marine police said. The fishermen had put out to sea from Devipattinam coas...

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen stage demo September 06, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

A day after launching indefinite strike, more than 300 fishermen, including leaders of various fishermen associations staged a protest demonstration after entering to the sea, demanding peaceful solution to their vexatious issue and release of fishermen, ...

Tamil Nadu: Chennai fishermen’s call to residents: Join our campaign to save Ennore Creek, save our city by Nityanand Jayaraman September 06, 2016   |  Source: The News Minute  | Copyright: 2015 www.thenewsminute.com

For nearly four years now, I have been visiting the region that I will generally refer to as Ennore. It has taken me that many years to comprehend the wisdom that was so ordinarily being handed to me about the Ennore creek by several fishermen and a few w...

Odisha: Government, Falcon Group sign MoU to set up 26 ‘CHILIKA FRESH’ Kiosks at BBSR September 06, 2016   |  Source: Odisha News Insight  | Copyright: 2014-2016 Odisha News Insight.

Odisha Govt on Friday signed a MoU on Jagatjore Shrimp Culture Project with Falcon Marine Exports Pvt. Ltd for setting up 26 Chilika Fresh outlets at different parts of Bhubaneswar. Subal Mohanty, MD, FISHFED and Tara Patnaik, Head of Falcon Marine Export...

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: 2,700 tonnes of frozen fish moved off detained vessel September 06, 2016   |  Source: Phuket Gazette  | Copyright: 2015 The Phuket Gazette Co Ltd.

Officials from Department of Fisheries are removing about 2,700 tonnes of frozen tuna from two fishing vessels that were detained under suspicion of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing seven months ago. The fish will be transferred from the ...

Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Navy arrests 23 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing September 06, 2016   |  Source: Colombo Page  | Copyright: 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC)

The Sri Lanka Navy on Friday has arrested 23 local fishermen in two separate incidents for allegedly engaged in illegal fishing practices. Naval personnel attached to Fast Attack Craft P 4444 and P 4445, deployed in the Eastern Naval Command, arrested 13 ...

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