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Andhra Pradesh: Pudimadaka beach to be developed a la Goa by Santosh Patnaik September 01, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

This non-descript beach locale may become a resort akin to popular resorts in Goa sans casino in future if the proposal mooted by the Andhra Pradesh government becomes a reality. Located about 65 km from Visakhapatnam a narrow road from Pudi takes visitor...

Tamil Nadu: Fisherman drowns September 01, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

P. Mariya Selvam (38) of Nehru Colony, Thalamuthu Nagar, drowned at mid sea while fishing. His body was retrieved at three nautical miles off Thalamuthu Nagar on Tuesday. The deceased along with three other fishermen had set out for fishing on August 28. ...

Tamil Nadu: Eight fish traders injured as cargo auto overturns September 01, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Eight fish traders sustained injuries when a cargo autorickshaw overturned near Moondradaippu in the small hours of Wednesday. Police said the traders from Panagudi and Nanguneri were returning home after purchasing marine products in Thoothukudi on Tuesd...

Goa: State’s tuna haul records over 250% rise in 2015-16 by Nida Sayed September 01, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Financial year 2015-16 saw Goa's tuna fish haul rise by over 250% compared to FY 2014-15 with fishermen netting 5,577 tonnes of the saltwater finfish in 2015-16 against 1,560 tonnes in 2014-15, according to figures from the state fisheries department. Tho...

Kerala: Local fish in high ranges facing threat by Giji K. Raman September 01, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

Migration of African catfish and intensive use of chemical fertilizers in cardamom plantations have posed a threat to local fish species abundant in the river system originating from the high range area. Periyar Lake, home to 36 fish species, has been ide...

Kerala: Cusat to set up intensive fish farm in Kuttanad by G. Krishnakumar September 01, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

The 30-acre Kuttanad campus of the Cochin University of Science and Technology will soon be converted in to a state-of-the-art model facility to intensify fish production by utilising indigenously-developed technologies and systems. The unique project for...

India: Workshop held in India to provide access to Green Climate Fund Private sector called upon to address climate change by Mehk Chakraborty September 01, 2016   |  Source: Media India Group

The Green Climate Fund (GCF), a multi-lateral financial entity within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), was created to assist projects and programs within developing countries fighting the effects of climate change. With ...

Maharashtra: A Bonanza for builders in Mumbai, thanks to a change in Coastal Regulations by Darryl D'Monte September 01, 2016   |  Source: The Wire

At his launch in Mumbai of his new non-fiction book, The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable, Amitav Ghosh made his audience squirm in their seats when he cited, as a classic instance of people’s refusal to face the truth, how Mumbaika...

Myanmar: UNCTAD fisheries project facilitates south-south partnerships September 01, 2016   |  Source: UNCTAD

Over the past year, an UNCTAD project - "Building the capacities of selected least developed countries to upgrade and diversify their fish exports" - has been training officials from a handful of countries in Africa and Asia, primarily on international fo...

Bangladesh: Mangrove in the Sundarbans declining as locals use the plants fruits as fuel by Asaduzzaman, Satkhira September 01, 2016   |  Source: Dhaka Tribune  | Copyright: 2016 Dhaka Tribune.

According to local sources, everyday thousands of fruits of various species plants come in Shamnagar area floating with river water from the Sundarbans. The people of the area collect the fruits and use those as fuel. As a result new plants cannot grow an...

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