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Mar 04, 2019
Indian Navy rescues five Kerala fishermen from sinking vessel off state's north coast; two of them sustain minor injuriesThe fishermen from Kerala remained afloat without any life saving devices from 6.30 am till they were rescued. They were unable to swim or to seek help from other boats.
Feb 12, 2019
In coastal Tamil Nadu, one man is helping fishing communities to save their land using mapping technologyWith help from local community leader Saravanan, fisherfolk are creating their own maps, thereby taking control of a tool that has always belonged to the powerful
Dec 13, 2018
Bengal's favourite fish, the hilsa, could soon be extinct as fishing trawlers flout lawsTrawler owners ignore the seasonal bans on Hilsa fishing, driving Bengal’s favourite fish to near-extinction in the Ganga.
Sep 05, 2018
Oh fish! Utah Division of Wildlife Resources uses a bizarre technique to restock its lakesThe Utah Division of Wildlife Resources tweeted a video of an aircraft dropping fish including trouts into a lake in the US state.
Aug 29, 2018
300 endangered sea turtles found dead off southern Mexican coast; environment protection officials launch investigationMexico, which is home to six of the world’s seven species of sea turtles, has a permanent program to protect the reptiles, including criminal penalties for those who kill them.
Jun 14, 2018
Rohingya refugees find respite in Bangladesh's fishing industry; take up jobs in boats, yardsRohingya Muslims driven out of Myanmar have found a way to survive in neighbouring Bangladesh — by taking up jobs in the fishing industry
Jan 08, 2018
Agriculture sector growth likely to be higher than CSO estimate of 2.1%, says ministryThe agriculture sector is expected to grow higher than projected 2.1 percent growth by the Central Statistics Office for the current fiscal, following better Rabi crop prospects
Jun 11, 2017
Kerala's $65 billion Vizhinjam port: Fishermen, environmentalists rue loss of job, ecologyActivists and environmentalists claim that construction of the $65 billion Vizhinjam international seaport is affecting the livelihood of local fishermen as well as causing irreversible damage to coastal flora and fauna
May 27, 2017
Somali pirates capture fishing boat, South Korea dispatches naval unitSouth Korea's military dispatched a naval unit in waters off Somalia after pirates presumably hijacked a fishing vessel
Feb 05, 2017
MIT researchers create soft hydrogel robots that can catch live fishThe robots are made entirely of hydrogel — a tough, rubbery, nearly transparent material that's composed mostly of water.