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World's freshwater fisheries are under threat of extinction, finds WWF report
science

World's freshwater fisheries are under threat of extinction, finds WWF report

According to new findings, freshwater biodiversity is declining at twice the rate of marine life.

We've been profiting by slaughtering Antarctica's wildlife since it was discovered 200 years ago
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We've been profiting by slaughtering Antarctica's wildlife since it was discovered 200 years ago

Before 1833, at least seven million fur seals were killed in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic.

World Environment Day 2020: Blue Acceleration — Human's dash for ocean resources mirrors what we’ve done to the land
science

World Environment Day 2020: Blue Acceleration — Human's dash for ocean resources mirrors what we’ve done to the land

The burdens on ocean ecosystems is growing, and we simply don’t know as much about these ecosystems as we would like.

Coronavirus outbreak a trailer of what anti-microbial resistance can do tomorrow; it's time to limit intake of antibiotics before it's too late
India

Coronavirus outbreak a trailer of what anti-microbial resistance can do tomorrow; it's time to limit intake of antibiotics before it's too late

Experts dealing with anti-microbial resistance (AMR) have feared uncontrollable pathogens — bacteria as well as viruses — much before COVID-19 spread across the globe

Coronavirus economic stimulus package: Cabinet approves Rs 20,050 cr scheme for fisheries sector
Business

Coronavirus economic stimulus package: Cabinet approves Rs 20,050 cr scheme for fisheries sector

The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a scheme to bring about a blue revolution through sustainable and responsible development of the fisheries sector with a total estimated investment of Rs 20,050 crore in the next five years

Nirmala Sitharaman on Economic Package: Govt to amend Essential Commodities Act to deregulate cereals, edible oil, pulses
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Nirmala Sitharaman on Economic Package: Govt to amend Essential Commodities Act to deregulate cereals, edible oil, pulses

The government will amend the six-and-a-half-decade old Essential Commodities Act to deregulate food items, including cereals, edible oil, oilseeds, pulses, onion and potato, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday

Budget 2020 farmer-friendly; takes steps to enhance rural employment livelihood opportunities
Business

Budget 2020 farmer-friendly; takes steps to enhance rural employment livelihood opportunities

The allocation announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for rural development in the Union Budget is notable.

Wildlife Week 2019: Maharashtra's humpback dolphins locked in battle for safe habitats and food security
India

Wildlife Week 2019: Maharashtra's humpback dolphins locked in battle for safe habitats and food security

Studying human-animal interaction will allow us to understand this relationship and help in conservation efforts.

Wildlife Week 2019: Indian fisherfolk transitioning away from tradition is affecting fisheries nationwide
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Wildlife Week 2019: Indian fisherfolk transitioning away from tradition is affecting fisheries nationwide

Commercial, industrialized fishing operations seek out migrant labour to fill their large manpower needs.

RBI announces modalities for 2% interest subvention for farmers engaged in fisheries and animal husbandry
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RBI announces modalities for 2% interest subvention for farmers engaged in fisheries and animal husbandry

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday announced modalities for providing 2 percent interest subsidy on short-term loans of up to Rs 2 lakh for farmers engaged in fisheries and animal husbandry through Kisan Credit Card (KCC)

Slaughterhouse workers, fishermen face high risks of injury; teaching them skills key to ensuring their dignity, financial well-being
India

Slaughterhouse workers, fishermen face high risks of injury; teaching them skills key to ensuring their dignity, financial well-being

Millions of slaughterhouse workers do various jobs, including dragging the animals to where they will be slaughtered, stringing them up, bleeding them, breaking their bones and skinning them

NITI Aayog for revamp, modernisation of statistical system; says there is need for real-time data to be captured
Business

NITI Aayog for revamp, modernisation of statistical system; says there is need for real-time data to be captured

NITI Aayog is in touch with the World Bank for modernising the country's statistical system

INCOIS: India's lesser-known rockstar in monitoring oceans, forecasting disasters and monitoring fisheries
India

INCOIS: India's lesser-known rockstar in monitoring oceans, forecasting disasters and monitoring fisheries

A stellar example of the value INCOIS provides can be seen in the impact of forecasts on fish catch & its monetary value.

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs okays Rs 7,522 cr fund for creating infrastructure for fisheries sector
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Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs okays Rs 7,522 cr fund for creating infrastructure for fisheries sector

The government aims to achieve a sustainable growth of 8-9 percent, so that fish production reaches to the level of about 20 million tonnes by 2022-23.

Paddy in Punjab, Part III: State’s farmers discover there is life beyond rice and wheat, take to animal farming, fishery
India

Paddy in Punjab, Part III: State’s farmers discover there is life beyond rice and wheat, take to animal farming, fishery

With extensive rice farming in Punjab taking an increasing toll on groundwater reserves and soil health, farmers are being asked to consider alternatives like dairy and pig farming and fisheries

Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala govt forms monitoring committee to ensure timely disbursal of aid to victims' families
India

Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala govt forms monitoring committee to ensure timely disbursal of aid to victims' families

In an effort to ensure disbursal of financial assistance to families of Ockhi victims in a time bound manner, the Kerala Government on Thursday decided to constitute a monitoring committee

In a bid to woo Gujarat fishermen, Rahul Gandhi promises separate fisheries ministry if Congress voted to power at Centre
Politics

In a bid to woo Gujarat fishermen, Rahul Gandhi promises separate fisheries ministry if Congress voted to power at Centre

Reaching out to the fishermen community in Gujarat ahead of Assembly polls, Rahul Gandhi promised to create separate ministry for fisheries if party comes to power at Centre.

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM lays foundation of Bhadbhut barrage project, flags off second Antyodaya train
India

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM lays foundation of Bhadbhut barrage project, flags off second Antyodaya train

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone for the Rs 4,337-crore Bhadbhut Barrage project which aims to stop the ingress of salinity along the Narmada river

AIADMK merger: Deputy CM Panneerselvam allocated additional portfolios of planning, legislative assemby
Politics

AIADMK merger: Deputy CM Panneerselvam allocated additional portfolios of planning, legislative assemby

Tamil Nadu deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam was allocated additional portfolios on Tuesday, an official statement said.

Congress MLA Nitesh Rane arrested for throwing fish at  government official
India

Congress MLA Nitesh Rane arrested for throwing fish at government official

Maharashtra Congress MLA Nitesh Rane was arrested for allegedly throwing fish at government official during a meeting last week, police said.