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Karnataka: Will soon come out with new Fishing Policy: Minister July 31, 2020   |  Source: UNI India

Karnataka Minister in-charge of Dakshina Kannada District Kota Srinivas Poojary said that the draft on comprehensive fisheries policy was ready and it would be soon placed before the State Cabinet for approval. The policy will be tabled in the upcoming As...

Tamil Nadu: Deep sea fishermen hesitant to enter waters by M K Ananth July 31, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

The annual 61-day fishing ban on the west coast, which is usually in effect between June 1 and July 31, has been reduced to 47 days. The trawling ban that started on June 15 will end on July 31 this year as the fishermen have not been fishing from mid-Mar...

Karnataka: Deep sea fishing not to resume from August 1 July 30, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

Fishermen in Mangaluru will resume deep sea fishing tentatively from September 1. If the spread of COVID-19 does not come under control by then, it might be further delayed. A meeting of fishermen representatives here on Wednesday decided not to resume th...

India: Restoring lakes not an engineering task: How some communities did the job by Himanshu N July 30, 2020   |  Source: Down to Earth

Forests are dying out faster than imagined. So are wetlands, lakes and ponds. Revival, however, is on the cards: Local bodies and activists are leading by example and working to save the dying the lakes in urban and non-protected areas. Teachers and stude...

Goa: After fishing ban lifts, CCP to sanitise Panaji fish market daily July 30, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

With the fishing ban ending on July 31, related activities are expected to soon resume in the state. The Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) will start sanitising the Panaji fish market on a daily basis from August 1 as a precautionary measure against...

Punjab: Protect fish pond from stock loss during monsoon: Expert July 30, 2020   |  Source: The Tribune India

Management of fish ponds during monsoon mainly involves water management skills. Hence, farmers need to manage their ponds smartly to avert any unforeseen damage due to heavy rains. Dr Meera D Ansal, head, Department of Aquacuture, College of Fisheries, G...

Kerala: Vigil stepped up off Kozhikode against illegal entry of migrant fishers July 30, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

Checking squads of the coastal police, Marine Enforcement and Coast Guard have heightened their vigil off Kozhikode to prevent the illegal entry of migrant fishers into the district without proper health screening. Along with the squads, the Kozhikode Cor...

Bangladesh: Increase R&D on fish production: Fisheries Secretary July 30, 2020   |  Source: UNB

Fisheries and Livestock Secretary Raunak Mahmud on Monday asked officials to ramp up research and development to increase the production of native fish species. The Fisheries and Livestock Secretary came up with the remark during an online views-exchange ...

Bangladesh: Fish farmers Tk 220 crore poorer for flood by Sohel Parvez July 30, 2020   |  Source: The Daily Star

A deluge of missed calls greeted me as I glanced over my phone in late afternoon on Saturday. They were all from the same unknown number. Puzzled and perturbed, I called back the number only to be accosted by a muffled, indecipherable voice. I cut off the...

Nephal: Proposed Pancheshwar Dam along Indo-Nepal border will put flora & fauna at risk: Report by Prem Punetha July 30, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

The recently-released State of Environment Report compiled by the Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board in collaboration with GB Pant Agriculture and Technical University has claimed that the proposed Pancheshwar Dam along the Indo-Nepal border will put mor...

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