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Goa: Government begins collecting data on fishermen September 30, 2019   |  Source: Times of India

The directorate of fisheries has begun the process of collecting data from the fishing community in six talukas, including Canacona. The department has given time till October 4 to complete the survey process, for which one officer has been designated in ...

India: Why is our climate changing? Indians say we are to blame September 30, 2019   |  Source: Financial Express  | Copyright: 2019 The Indian Express [P] Ltd

As debates around climate change heat up, people in some countries have started to accept that their own wrongdoings have caused global warming. Out of these, Indian citizens are most likely to blame human actions for heating of the earth, according to a ...

Bangladesh: 'We know the end is coming’: The plight and rise of climate refugees by Luna Williams September 30, 2019   |  Source: Nation Of Change  | Copyright: 2011-2017 - NationofChange

“God knows what will happen. We know the end is coming.” These were the words of Saber Saladas, a Bangladeshi fisherman and farmer, after his village, home and livelihood were destroyed by floods last year. Saladas is just one of 8 million people in B...

Myanmar: Collecting reusable trash on the Yangon River September 30, 2019   |  Source: Myanmar Times  | Copyright: 2019 The Myanmar Times.

The Yangon River is thick with mud, and busy with boats of all sizes. Sometimes shipping containers make their way across the city shores, and others times trawlers can be seen shifting sand or oil between the docks. But these giants are far outnumbered b...

Sri Lanka: EU will remain a reliable partner of Sri Lanka, while sticking to its core values: Tung-Lai Margue September 30, 2019   |  Source: FT  | Copyright: 2004 Wijeya Newspapers Ltd.

Following is the address by Ambassador of the European Union to Sri Lanka and the Maldives Tung-Lai Margue at the National Chamber of Exporters Sri Lanka Awards, Shangri-La Ballroom, 20 September. NCE Chairperson Ramya Weerakoon and BOI Chairman Mangala Y...

Telangana: Free fish seedlings to strengthen fishermen financially: Minister A Indrakaran Reddy September 27, 2019   |  Source: The Hans India  | Copyright: 2019 Hyderabad Media House Limited/The Hans India

To strengthen the fisherman financially, the State government has been supplying fish seedlings on hundred percent subsidy to them, stated Forest, Environment and Endowments Minister A Indrakaran Reddy. Speaking at a programme at Pochampad project under S...

Andhra Pradesh: These women dictate terms in fish trade by T. Appala Naidu September 27, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

These seven women have shattered another glass ceiling. With their distinctive skills, they have created a unique identity for themselves and dictate terms in the domestic trade of the fish catch that arrives in the Kakinada harbour. Conquering another ma...

Kerala: Coastal security awareness drive launched in Kannur September 27, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2019, THG PUBLISHING PVT LTD.

A team from the office of the Naval Officer-in-Charge (Kerala) started a two-day Coastal Security Awareness Campaign (CSAC) in Kannur district on Thursday. The CSAC in Kannur district was formally inaugurated at the fishing harbour, Thalai, and later in t...

India: Chile set to expand preferential trade, explore possibility of a free trade pact by Amiti Sen September 27, 2019   |  Source: The Hindu Business Line

India hopes to export more generic drugs and textiles to Chile while the South American country wants to increase its exports of fish, oats, fruits, industrial products and chemicals, as the two have formally exchanged the terms of reference for expanding...

Kerala: Saving his Kadalamma: A Kerala fisherman’s lone crusade to clean up the sea by Haritha John September 27, 2019   |  Source: The News Minute

It was almost a year ago that Priyesh Maliyekkal, a 32-year-old fisherman from the coastal village of Azhiyur in Kozhikode district, got a class assignment from his teacher at the 10th grade equivalency class to write about an environmental issue. It was ...

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