• Home
  • ICSFDC News Alerts

ICSFDC News Alerts

Per Page
Maharashtra: Fisherfolk seek Aaditya Thackeray’s assurance on coastal road October 04, 2019   |  Source: Asian Age

While Shiv Sena sources claim that the coastal road project will not affect Aaditya Thackeray’s candidature from Worli, some fishermen in the area have said that the party did not take them into confidence about catchment areas being destroyed by the pr...

Karnataka: Fishing boats will have transponders by Deepthi Sanjiv October 04, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

As a fallout of the Suvarna Thribhuja fishing vessel tragedy, the fisheries department is in the process of ensuring installation of automatic identification system (AIS) transponders on all fishing vessels which are 20 metres long. In May this year, the ...

Goa: Cancel public hearing on coastal zone management plan, get new green report October 04, 2019   |  Source: The Times of India

Stating that the draft environmental impact assessment (EIA) was prepared without a Goa Coastal Zone Management Plan, Goenchea Raponkarancho Ekvott (GRE) and four other affected fishing organisations have demanded the cancellation of the public hearing on...

Tamil Nadu: Hasty release of draft bill flayed October 04, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu

The National Fishworkers’ Forum (NFF) has assailed the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare for releasing the draft of the Marine Fisheries (Regulation and Management) Bill without consulting primary stakeholders. In a press release, Forum Vice-C...

World News: Environment Ministry's quest for blue flags will displace fishers from beaches October 04, 2019   |  Source: The Wire

The Foundation for Environmental Education in Denmark began offering coastal properties around the world its ‘blue flag’ certification 1985, starting with France. The blue flag is recognised as one of the world’s more prestigious ecolabels for beach...

India-Bangladesh could sign pact for connectivity via all rivers during Sheikh Hasina October 3-6 visit October 03, 2019   |  Source: Economic Times

India and Bangladesh are working towards signing an agreement during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's 4-day India visit from Thursday for use of all 54 common trans boundary rivers for regional connectivity and generating business. The two countries are exp...

West Bengal: Padma hilsa arrives, but price pinches by Monotosh Chakraborty October 03, 2019   |  Source: Times of India

Ever since the news of 40 tonnes hilsa of the Padma hitting the city markets has started making rounds, the phones of fish traders of Lake Market, Gariahat and Maniktala kept ringing till midnight. The loyal customers of these fish traders made advance bo...

TamilNadu: Fishing hamlets off ECR to get harbours October 03, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

Two fishing harbours will come up at Alambaraikuppam and Alagankuppam, on either side of the Kazhuveli backwaters, off the ECR. Works, that include construction of breakwaters and dredging to keep the estuaries open together, will cost an estimated Rs 200...

Gujarat: Bodies of two fishermen found October 03, 2019   |  Source: Times of India

Of the four fishermen who had drowned in the sea off Nava Bandar port in Una of Gir Somnath district on Saturday night, bodies of two were found on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Bhavesh Bambhania (18) and Shamat Majithiya (40). “Both Bambha...

India: Why the new UN report on climate change is alarming for India’s fishing ecosystem & oceans by SANDHYA RAMESH October 03, 2019   |  Source: The Print

The terrifying new scientific report released this week by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has revealed that heat waves in the oceans are drastically changing marine ecosystems and increasing the possibility of extreme ...

Search

Title/Storyline/Country/Keyword


Select Date:

Select Themes

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