According to new findings, freshwater biodiversity is declining at twice the rate of marine life.
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
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
Experts dealing with anti-microbial resistance (AMR) have feared uncontrollable pathogens — bacteria as well as viruses — much before COVID-19 spread across the globe
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tamil Nadu deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam was allocated additional portfolios on Tuesday, an official statement said.
Maharashtra Congress MLA Nitesh Rane was arrested for allegedly throwing fish at government official during a meeting last week, police said.