• Home
  • ICSFDC News Alerts

ICSFDC News Alerts

Per Page
Maharashtra: Canoe with 8 capsizes in Wainganga, 2 drown by Mazhar Ali January 20, 2020   |  Source: The Times of India

Two persons drowned while six others had close shave after a canoe capsized midstream in Wainganga river separating Chandrapur and Gadchiroli districts on Tuesday morning. Rescue team from disaster management cell failed to recover the bodies despite inte...

Assam: Workshop on Brahmaputra river islands January 20, 2020   |  Source: Telegraph India

Experts working with community in three river islands — Majuli (Majuli district), Chalakura Char (Dhubri district) and Kobu Chapori (Dhemaji district) — in the Brahmaputra have urged both the government and NGOs to treat the islands and their people a...

World News: The narrative that fish stocks are declining around the world, that fisheries management is failing is s totally wrong January 20, 2020   |  Source: NCEAS

Nearly half of the fish caught worldwide are from stocks that are scientifically monitored and, on average, these stocks are increasing in abundance. According to a new global analysis, effective management appears to be the main reason these stocks are a...

World News: UN warns of ''much extreme weather'' ahead after hottest decade on record January 20, 2020   |  Source: Outlook India

The past decade has been the hottest on record, the UN said Wednesday, warning that the higher temperatures were expected to fuel numerous extreme weather events in 2020 and beyond. The World Meteorological Organisation, which based its findings on analys...

Myanmar: The abuse behind Myanmar's fish paste industry January 20, 2020   |  Source: Frontier Myanmar

A DEJECTED Daw Myint Myint San was sitting in the small room of the labour office in Ayeyarwady Region’s Pyapon Township, nodding as if she understood what the labour officer was saying. The labour officer, a woman, was brandishing a book of labour law ...

Karnataka: Timeless Karwar beach nowa ‘zone’ of contention January 20, 2020   |  Source: Deccan Herald

The scenic beach, where poet Rabindranath Tagore wrote his first drama Prakritir Pratishodh, is now a ‘zone of contention’ between fishermen and the government. As boulders are being dumped on the Rabindranath Tagore beach in Karwar for building a bre...

Odisha: Fishing boats collide at sea January 20, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

Eighteen fishermen had a narrow escape at sea when two fishing boats collided due to poor visibility caused by dense fog near Odisha’s Gopalpur on Sunday morning. Four were injured but all of them swam ashore. Later other fishermen from the coast salvag...

India: Centre waives green clearance for onshore and offshore oil and gas exploration January 20, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu

The Environment Ministry has exempted oil and gas firms, looking to conduct exploratory drilling, from seeking an environmental clearance. The clearance is for both on-shore and offshore drilling explorations and the process is an ecologically-intensive e...

Kerala: Decline in sardine catch affects small scale fishers: study January 13, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

Small-scale fishers in Kerala have suffered a huge economic loss owing to the decline in catch of oil sardine, said a study, indicating the depth of the crisis existing the marine fisheries sector of the State. “Following the decrease of oil sardine, th...

Myanmar: Immediate termination of fish-cum-poultry farming impacts dependents and food self-sufficiency January 13, 2020   |  Source: Eleven Myanmar

The immediate termination of fish-cum-poultry farming may have an impact on those relying on farming, investments and the food self-sufficiency of the country and the public, according to Myanmar Livestock Federation. Currently, there are 211 entrepreneur...

Search

Title/Storyline/Country/Keyword


Select Date:

Select Themes

Subscribe for DC News Alerts
Years in Support of Small Scale Fishworkers (1986 - 2018)