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Goa: Draft CZMP: Govt to accept suggestions till Monday morning October 10, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

The state environment ministry will accept plans and recommendations from village panchayats and individuals with regards to the draft Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) till Monday morning. Till date, 25 of the 191 panchayats in the state have submitted...

India: Satellite-based advisory service launched for deep sea fishermen by Rohan Gupta October 10, 2019   |  Source: Down to Earth

The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), an autonomous body under the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), in collaboration with the Airport Authority of India (AAI), launched two marine information dissemination products on...

Tamil Nadu: Gets Central nod to build groynes in Pulicat by SV Krishna Chaitanya October 10, 2019   |  Source: The New Indian Express

In a significant development, the State government got the preliminary clearance from Union Environment Ministry to build training walls and groynes near Pulicat bar mouth to keep it open throughout the year for the benefit of thousands of traditional fis...

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen body to sit on hunger strike from Oct 11, demanding release of fraternity October 10, 2019   |  Source: https://www.aninews.in/news/national/general-news/tn-fishermen-body-to-sit-on-hunger-strike-from-oct-11-demanding-release-of-fraternity20191009161205/  | Copyright: Ani News

Pamban Country Boat fishermen are set to go on a hunger strike on October 11 here urging the release of fishermen detained by both Sri Lanka and India. Association President of Pamban Country Boat Fishermen , MS Arul told ANI, "Eighteen Sri Lankan fisherm...

India: Recent advancements & new ideas on sustainable coldwater fisheries development of India discussed October 10, 2019   |  Source: Krishijagran

The ICAR-Directorate of Coldwater Fisheries Research, Bhimtal and the Coldwater Fisheries Society of India had jointly organized a?National Symposium?on?“Coldwater Fisheries Development in India: Innovative approaches and way forward for enhancing hill ...

Madhya Pradesh: Villagers displaced by Sardar Sarovar Dam wait in tin sheds for new life October 10, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu

Chikalda disappeared last week. And with it, the houses of at least 1,366 families. As the water crept in, the village in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh emptied out in mid-September. What would you take with you with the water lapping at your waist? Chik...

Myanmar: Titans of Thai fishing collaborate to tackle slavery October 10, 2019   |  Source: Reuters

Z in Mar was a housewife in the Burmese city of Bago when she saw an advertisement for a job at Thai Union Group, a global seafood supplier and the world’s biggest producer of tuna. The 44-year-old paid a local recruitment agency about 4,300 Thai baht (...

West Bengal: Seed prawn collection depletes fish schools in Sundarbans by Ashis Senapati October 10, 2019   |  Source: Down to Earth

Rampant collection of seed prawns by locals on Sagar island in West Bengal’s Sundarbans delta has affected the fish population, a legislator admitted. Around 2,000-3,000 people, mostly women and children, eke out a living by catching baby prawns on the...

Pakistan: WTO urges quick Ban on harmful fisheries subsidies October 09, 2019   |  Source: Urdu Point

The World Trade Organization on Tuesday called for countries to speed up talks aimed at hammering out an agreement on banning harmful fisheries subsidies. "It is clear today that the harm done by many fisheries subsidies cannot continue," WTO chief Robert...

Pakistan: Govt to spend Rs13.17b on aquaculture development October 09, 2019   |  Source: The Nation

The government would spend Rs13.7 billion on three mega fisheries sector development projects in order to enhance fisheries production by exploiting the huge untapped potential of aquaculture in the coastal line and fresh waters of country. The government...

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