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Tamil Nadu: Fish found dead in lake August 08, 2016   |  Source: The Hindu  | Copyright: 2016, The Hindu

A large number of dead fish surfaced in Thumbal Pallam lake situated in Yezharaimathikadu village near Kolathur on Saturday night. The Fisheries Department has been breeding varieties such as ‘roghu’, ‘mrigal’ in the water body. On receiving infor...

Andhra Pradesh: An alien fish is wreaking havoc in the Krishna river after it was linked to the Godavari by Manasa Chennapragada August 08, 2016   |  Source: Scroll.in

The linking of the Godavari and the Krishna rivers in Andhra Pradesh, which was inaugurated last year, seems to have led to an unforseen problem. Fishermen in Guntur district’s Tadepally village on the banks of the Prakasam Barrage, which straddles the ...

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: CMFRI, CIARI Conduct Study on Seaweed Cultivation in South Andaman by Denis Giles August 08, 2016   |  Source: Andaman Chronicle  | Copyright: Andaman Chronicle

The Department of Fisheries in association with visiting Scientist from Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), Kochi and Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (CIARI), Port Blair conducted a feasibility study on Seaweed Cultivation ...

Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka success whets international appetite for mangrove conservation August 05, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India Home  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

Sri Lanka's pioneering nationwide programme to save its damaged mangrove forests is bearing fruit a year on, prompting the US conservation group backing it to look for another island country to launch a similar effort. Duane Silverstein, executive directo...

Bangladesh: Robbery biggest hurdle for fishing in Bay by Sohrab Hossain August 05, 2016   |  Source: The Daily Star  | Copyright: 2016 / thedailystar.net

They defy the mysterious, uncertain sea, fighting against storms and huge waves to make a living by fishing in the sea, yet their biggest concern in the Bay of Bengal is not the natural elements but the robber gangs active there. Ten members of Master Bah...

Bangladesh: Government to introduce commercial farming of pearl across country August 05, 2016   |  Source: Business News 24 BD  | Copyright: BusinessNews24BD (Pvt) Ltd

The government’s dream of earning foreign currency through exporting pearl is going to be true as it has initiated a process of introducing large-scale commercial farming of the natural gem across the country, sources said.According to them, if every th...

India: India looks to raise marine fisheries production August 05, 2016   |  Source: World Fishing and Aquaculture  | Copyright: Mercator Media Ltd 2016

The Fishery Survey of India (FSI) is looking to upgrade its fleet of marine fisheries survey vessels after recently moving into a new headquarters building near to Sassoon Dock’s fishing boat harbour in Mumbai’s Colaba district in western India. Curre...

Maharashtra: Versova-Bandra sea link planned, bids floated by Ateeq Shaikh August 05, 2016   |  Source: DNA  | Copyright: 2016 Diligent Media Corporation Ltd.

Versova-Bandra Sea Link has been chosen over Coastal Road. The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) has floated bids to get international construction firms to do the job so that it can award the bid early next year. On Monday, the road ...

Maharashtra: 6 months on, Ministry of Environment and Forests yet to classify Kopri wetlands by Freny Fernandes August 05, 2016   |  Source: The Times of India City  | Copyright: 2016, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

After a delay of over six months, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) is yet to survey and classify correctly the coastal regulatory zone (CRZ) status of the 20 hectare wetlands plot at Kopri. In fact, the MoEF has shirked off its responsibilit...

Goa: National Green Tribunal reserves judgment in Mormugao port trust dredging case August 05, 2016   |  Source: GOA COM  | Copyright: 2016@GOACOM.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has reserved its judgment in the complaint regarding capital dredging undertaken by Mormugao port trust (MPT) to facilitate entry of capesize vessels in Mormugao harbour, for which the channel needs to be deepened from th...

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