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Goa: Govt eyes bigger catch from inland fisheries by Roque Dias January 09, 2020   |  Source: The Navhind Times

In order to help double fishermen’s income by March 2022, the department of fisheries has planned to promote crab culture by putting mangroves to use and also promote aquaculture in inland and brackish water areas besides laying emphasis on improving th...

Tamil Nadu: Chennai oil spill: Panel to evaluate remedial measures undertaken by SV Krishna Chaitanya January 09, 2020   |  Source: The New Indian Express

Nearly three years after the devastating Chennai oil spill, southern bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) has constituted a joint expert committee to assess the remedial measures by the State government to restore the coast and submit a report in three ...

India: Arabian Sea saw 400% more cyclones January 09, 2020   |  Source: Down to Earth

The India Meteorological Department on January 6, 2020 released its much-awaited report on India’s climate in 2019. As expected, the climate crisis wreaked havoc. The number of cyclones in Arabian Sea stood out in particular. Down To Earth has regularly...

Uttar Pradesh: Comprehensive efforts towards cleaning Ganga will bear results, says historian Sudipta Sen January 08, 2020   |  Source: ANI News

National Mission for Clean Ganga held its first session of the Ganga lecture series with an aim to educate and discuss the glorious past and present of river Ganga in New Delhi. Dr. Sudipta Sen, a distinguished professor and acclaimed historian, who also ...

India: Sustainability crucial to make marine fisheries profitable: Expert January 08, 2020   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

Marine fisheries will become more profitable and the people involved in the sector will have a better socio-economic status if ocean resources are made sustainable, according to a global fisheries expert. “Even though it is not easy to maintain sustaina...

Karnataka: Two-wheelers for fisherfolk to sell catch at markets January 08, 2020   |  Source: The New Indian Express

Fisheries Minister Kota Srinivas Poojary on Tuesday said the state government will provide two-wheelers to fishermen to help them sell fish in local markets. Speaking to mediapersons at the party office in Bengaluru, the minister the state will announce t...

Bangladesh: Canal blocked for fish cultivation January 08, 2020   |  Source: The Daily Star

To cultivate fish in Vuter Khal (canal), a group of local influential people have set up illegal bamboo enclosures halting natural flow of the canal in Barishal’s Mehendiganj upazila. Originated from the Maskata river, the three-km-long canal connects t...

Myanmar: Marine export earnings increase by 34 million dollars January 08, 2020   |  Source: Eleven Myanmar

During three months of this fiscal year, the marine export earnings exceeded 250 million US dollars, up over 34 million US dollars compared with the same period last year, according to the Commerce Ministry. Till December 27 of this FY, the total marine e...

Tamil Nadu and Odisha: A tale of two states: Why disaster recovery in India needs to go beyond housing by Jasmitha Arvind & Nihal Ranjit January 08, 2020   |  Source: Scroll

A year after cyclone Gaja made landfall in November 2018 with severe impacts in southern Tamil Nadu, coastal communities in Nagapattinam are still recovering from the widespread devastation. Official figures say that at least 57 people were killed but thi...

Bangladesh: A promise to blue economy by Engr. Md. Mahfuzur Rahman, Dr. Quamrul Ahsan, Dr. Anisul Haque, Dr. Munsur Rahman, Dr. Shampa and Dr. Shamal C. Das January 08, 2020   |  Source: The Financial Express

Over the past 48 years since independence, Bangladesh has made significant progress across the socio-economic spectra. The GDP has grown many times and the economy has transformed from an agrarian base to a modern manufacturing and service economy. The ex...

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