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India: CMFRI published online the study on Impact, vulnerability and adaptation strategies for marine fisheries of India January 13, 2021   |  Source: CMFRI

Scientists at ICAR-CMFRI often encounter questions on the changes in resource abundance and distribution in the coastal waters due to climate change. But, there is lack of coherent studies in northern Indian Ocean to scientifically quantify and predict th...

World News: Supporting small-scale and artisanal fisheries January 13, 2021   |  Source: FAO

This document summarizes achievements of FAO to support sustainable marine and inland small-scale and artisanal fisheries governance and development. It reports on progress under the FAO Umbrella Programme for the Promotion and Application of the Voluntar...

India: Pearl earnings: why mussel farming is booming amid lockdown in India by Gurvinder Singh January 12, 2021   |  Source: The Fish Site

Bibhuti Bhusan Mohanty had been working in Dubai for the past two years. The 25-year-old engineer had planned to settle abroad before the lockdown forced him to change his plans. Mohanty returned to his village in Nimigan, in Odisha’s Ganjam district, i...

India: To ensure maritime security and keep the vast coastline safe by Huma Siddiqui January 12, 2021   |  Source: The Financial Express

For the maritime security and Coastal Defence, the DAC has already given approval for the induction of Next-Generation Maritime Mobile Coastal Batteries (Long Range) or, NGMMCB. Two day Ex-Sea Vigil will be conducted along the entire 7516 km coastline and...

Bangladesh: Aquaculture in Bangladesh: Farming without plunder by Samreen Mehak January 12, 2021   |  Source: The Daily Star

Aquaculture, or the farming of aquatic life such as molluscs, crustaceans and fish under controlled conditions, is a direct antithesis of commercial fishing which is often exploitative and destructive to natural ecosystems. By analysing the aquaculture in...

Karnataka: Country-made fishing boat engines to replace Chinese ones January 12, 2021   |  Source: Daiji World

State fisheries, ports and inland water transport minister Kota Srinivas Poojary, said that it has been decided to use engines made in India for powering the fishing boats in place of the current Chinese ones in order to fall in line with Prime Minister N...

World News: WSI video competition 2020 awards announced January 12, 2021   |  Source: WSI

WSI, the International Organisation for Women in the Seafood Industry, has announced its awards for the year 2020 for films that describe the struggles, discriminations and opportunities that women face in the seafood industry around the world. Marie C...

West Bengal: Sunderbans ends Covid year with two dozen man-animal conflicts by Krishnendu Mukherjee January 12, 2021   |  Source: The Times of India

In a five-year high, 24 lives were lost in man-animal conflict in the Indian Sunderbans in Covid year, the last reported on the last day of 2020, as economic distress pushed people deeper into tiger territory. At least 18 of the 24 deaths — mostly after...

India: Australia collaboration in the IOR: A case for Blue Economy by RIA KASLIWAL January 12, 2021   |  Source: ORF

India and Australia, two of the largest powers among the littoral states of the Indian Ocean, play important geopolitical roles in the security and stability of the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). While their interest in the region has been skewed in the past,...

Tamil Nadu: Fishermen at loggerheads over berthing space in Kasimedu January 12, 2021   |  Source: The Hindu

Two boat associations are at loggerheads over space to berth their craft in the Kasimedu fishing harbour. A group of around 50 mechanised boats that are occupying the low-level wharf meant for smaller fibre boats is causing the problem. “They are ref...

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