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Pakistan: Illegal fishing in Balochistan’s coastal areas banned December 07, 2021   |  Source: Dawn  | Copyright: 2021, Dawn

Official sources said on Monday that the government had started fulfilling demands of the ongoing protest movement in Gwadar titled Gwadar Ko Huqooq Do Tehreek (Gwadar Movement for Rights). They said Chief Minister Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo has issued dire...

Karnataka: Udupi fishermen demand formation of welfare board December 07, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Udupi District Fishermen and Fish Workers Association recently staged a demonstration in support of their various demands, including payment of minimum wages, social security, formation of welfare board and prohibition on foreign vessels engaging in fishi...

Tamil Nadu: Supply shortage surged seafood prices by 15 percent at Kasimedu market December 07, 2021   |  Source: Daily Thanthi Next  | Copyright: 2021, Daily Thanthi.

Traders said that after a month the demand has raised at the market, till next month the rates would remain high even though there is no supply shortage. “Compared to last two weeks, the market saw double the crowd where more than 1,000 customers and re...

Tamil Nadu: Sri Lankan Navy 'hurled stones, bottles' to shoo us away: Fishermen December 07, 2021   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2021 Business Standard

Sri Lankan Navy personnel threw stones and bottles to drive them away while they were fishing near Katchatheevu, leading to some damage to more than 10 boats, fishermen who returned here following the incident alleged on Sunday. About 4,000 fishermen from...

Sri Lanka: Disguised role of women in blue economic growth December 06, 2021   |  Source: Island LK

Small, developing island states like Sri Lanka are gradually moving from a Green Economy Focus to Blue Economy Focus, aiming at exploiting ocean resources for employment creation, earning incomes, strengthening the economy and improving the wellbeing of t...

Odisha: Cyclone Jawad effect: quintals of fish go to waste December 06, 2021   |  Source: Odisha TV

These are quintals of fish strewn across the beach and rotting in rain near Chilika, under Krushnaprasad, Puri. They were netted in one bumper catch couple of days back. However, with no takers, it’s all dumped on the shores waiting to get washed away b...

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: After 8 months in Myanmar jail, fishermen wait in Delhi December 06, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India

Four fishermen from Andaman and Nicobar islands, who languished in a Myanmar prison for eight months after being caught in that country's waters were returned to New Delhi, but, are yet to reach Jangalighat in Port Blair. One of them, S Kumar from Janglig...

West Bengal: No home for Ghoramara island’s climate refugees by Nikita D December 06, 2021   |  Source: https://twocircles.net/2021dec03/444291.html

The migration, poor living conditions, and relentless washing off of houses have made climate refugees out of the islanders of Ghoramara in Sunderbans delta of Bay of Bengal. While the issue has received international traction, no serious program has been...

West Bengal: 527 fishing boats back to shores before Cyclone Jawad December 06, 2021   |  Source: Deccan Chronicle

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has shepherded 527 fishing boats to sheltered locations in two states during its elaborate measures to tackle Cyclone Jawad which lost its strength in the Bay of Bengal on Sunday before moving towards the eastern coastline of ...

Odisha: From 1999 super cyclone to Jawad: Odisha's tryst with 10 cyclones in 22 years December 06, 2021   |  Source: News18

Odisha has encountered 10 cyclones, including the approaching Jawad, in a span of 22 years and the frequency of such natural disasters is only on the rise, official records of the State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) showed. Here’s a list of m...

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