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Kerala: Satellite data reveals 41% of state's coastline is facing erosion: Govt December 01, 2021   |  Source: Business Standard  | Copyright: 2021 Business Standard

Satellite data from 1990 to 2018 has revealed that 41 per cent of the coastline of Kerala is subject to varying degrees of erosion, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday. "Some stretches of India's shoreline are subject to varying degrees of erosion due ...

Pakistan: Blue economy in Indian Ocean: Panel expresses its concerns over govt’s lack of interest by Zulfiqar Ahmad December 01, 2021   |  Source: Business Recorder  | Copyright: Business Recorder, 2021

It said the country was not benefiting from the ocean ecosystem in comparison to other coastal South Asian countries as maritime revenue (transshipping) of Bangladesh and India was $6 and $5.6 billion, respectively, while that of Pakistan stood at $183 mi...

India: Biofloc tilapia farming set to help rural poor December 01, 2021   |  Source: The Fish Site  | Copyright: 2021 ? Hatch Accelerator Holding Limited

CMFRI provided is helping members of five SC families in the area to launch a biofloc fish farming unit under the scheme of Scheduled Caste Sub Plan (SCSP). The group began by stocking 1,800 genetically improved tilapia (GIFT) fry into a biofloc tank, set...

Sri Lanka: After the “worst maritime disaster” in country’s history, 1,680 tons of plastic granules put thousands of families in the country in check December 01, 2021   |  Source: Market Research Telecast

Since the container ship X-Press Pearl caught fire and sank in the Indian Ocean between May 20 and June 2, the Sri Lankan authorities have not stopped cleaning their beaches of small plastic balls, called ‘tears of siren’. These pre-production plastic...

Goa: Six boats seized for fishing without licence December 01, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The coastal police along with the fisheries department patrol team caught five fishing vessels on Monday night for illegally encroaching Goan territorial waters. Three of the vessels were from Vengurla and two from Malpe. One vessel from Malpe was caught ...

Kerala: Fishermen against Centre’s fisheries bill, demand talk December 01, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Fishermen unions have urged the Centre not to introduce the Indian Marine Fisheries Bill-2021 in the Parliament in this session. There must be an extensive discussion among the various stakeholders before it is presented and passed by the Parliament, they...

Bangladesh: Satkhira’s Protapnagar where woes know no bounds: More than 5,000 people have moved elsewhere December 01, 2021   |  Source: The Business Standard  | Copyright: 2021 The Business Standard

"We had everything but river erosion has made us destitute. We could not do anything but watch it all and shed tears," she added. Fatema is among 36,000 residents in the Pratapnagar union who have been waterlogged in saline water for the last 18 months. C...

Bangladesh: Developing homestead aquaculture to ensure nutritional security by Badrun Nessa Ahmed and Hermann Waibel December 01, 2021   |  Source: The Financial Express  | Copyright: 2021 - The Financial Express

Homestead pond aquaculture is one of the prominent aquaculture technologies in Bangladesh. It can play a significant role in ensuring nutritional security at the household level. As most of the rural households rely on home production for fish, homestead ...

India: Access to safe water is one of the prerequisites for maintaining sound health and environment in a community and is also a responsibility of administrative stakeholders by Ashok J Tamhankar, Vishal Diwan December 01, 2021   |  Source: Down To Earth  | Copyright: Down To Earth 2021.

Antibiotics are one of the most common medicines for humans and animals. A large amount of antibiotics get released into wastewater due to excretion from humans and animals and the disposal of unused compounds from domestic as well as healthcare systems l...

India: Anti-dumping duty on Indian shrimps by the US: It’s an ongoing process, says exporters by V.Sajeev Kumar December 01, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

The imposition of anti-dumping duty by the US Department of Commerce on Indian shrimp consignments has evoked mixed responses among the seafood exporters fraternity, saying that individual exporters could appeal for review. USDOC, in its 15th administrati...

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