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Pakistan: Gwadar women protest for rights, end to ‘illegal trawler fishing’ November 30, 2021   |  Source: Pakistan Today  | Copyright: 2021. Pakistan Today.

Hundreds of women Monday took to roads in Balochistan’s Gwadar district and demanded rights and jobs cut due to curbs on illegal smuggling of petrol and goods across Pakistan, Iran border. The rally commenced from Al Johar Public School and concluded at...

West Bengal: Rise in CO2 levels in air is wounding Sundarbans' marine life by Devyani Madaik November 30, 2021   |  Source: The Logical Indian  | Copyright: 2021 The Logical Indian.

A continuous increase in the carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in the air is harming the marine life of the Sunderbans estuary in West Bengal by turning it acidic. Animals, especially with shells such as oysters, clams, crabs, and lobsters, are prone to danger....

Tamil Nadu: ‘Rights of traditional fishermen should be protected’ November 30, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2021, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

A large number of fishermen leaders from various associations across Tamil Nadu participated in the Fisheries Day celebrations held in New Delhi last week. Fishermen leader Jesu Raja from Rameswaram, who was part of the delegation, on return from New Delh...

Himachal Pradesh: Climate change threatens habitats; Locals seen rescuing fish gasping for breath in McLeodganj Waters November 30, 2021   |  Source: The Weather Channel  | Copyright: TWC Product and Technology LLC, 2021

There is nothing 'fishy' going on in the sacred natural Dal Lake nestled amidst lush green deodar forests in the foothills of Dhauladhar range on the countryside of McLeodganj, the abode of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, in Himachal Pradesh thes...

India: Rivers Week concludes with pledge to protect fish, rivers November 30, 2021   |  Source: The Shillong Times  | Copyright: The Shillong Times 2021

India Rivers Week 2021, an annual event organised by the India Rivers Forum (IRF), concluded on Saturday with a pledge to work towards the protection of inland fisheries, fish, and rivers for their conservation and rejuvenation. The event saw bureaucrats,...

India: Set to oppose move to withdraw fisheries subsidies at WTO by Jomy Thomas November 30, 2021   |  Source: Onmanorama  | Copyright: 2021 Onmanorama.

Poor and artisanal fishermen in India will be in crisis if the World Trade Organisation (WTO) accepts the demand of developed nations to withdraw existing disciplines on fisheries subsidies. The developed countries have been exerting pressure to withdraw ...

Pakistan: Indus Delta fishermen, farmers suffer brunt of climate change November 30, 2021   |  Source: The Express Tribune  | Copyright: 2021 The Express Tribune.

Owing to the climate change phenomenon, rains are becoming uncertain, threat of droughts looming and summers getting hotter. The people depending over fresh water living along the wetlands have suffered severely. Studies show that the melting glaciers pro...

Latest issue of ICSF's fisheries journal, SAMUDRA Report No. 86, November 2021, published November 30, 2021   |  Source: ICSF  | Copyright: 2021 ICSF

The International Collective in Support of Fishworkers (ICSF) has just published the latest issue of SAMUDRA Report, its triannual journal on fisheries, communities and livelihoods. The current edition, SAMUDRA Report No. 86, dated November 2021, features...

Sikkim: For fish farmers in this village, there is a pot of money at the end of the ‘rainbow’ by Diwash Gahatraj November 29, 2021   |  Source: The Print

When the first Covid wave last year put a stop to travel, among those who were hit were property-owners dependent on tourists for income. One such entrepreneur was 28-year-old Kesang Dorji Bhutia, who owns a homestay in Sribadam, a village in Sikkim. In d...

Tamil Nadu and Puducherry: 'Thunderstorm with heavy to very heavy rain' predicted November 29, 2021   |  Source: Times Now News  | Copyright: 2021 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast "thunderstorm with heavy to very heavy rain" at isolated places over Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli districts in Tamil Nadu on Monday. "Thunderstorm with heavy rain is also likely to occur at isolated pl...

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