Once water resilient, mining-affected villages in Goa now entirely dependent on government tankers for supply
Opencast iron ore mining reduces the groundwater table and causes surface water pollution. The village of Pissurlem in the mining-belt of north-east Goa used to be brimming with water; it is now entirely dependent on government tankers.
They also found that strategically banning fishing in specific areas could increase global fish yields by eight million tonnes.
In Bangladesh, a fishing community lives in a boat village, dissociated from mainland, government assistance
The locals consider them to be lower caste people. The land dwellers are the main customers of these fishers, as they do business with the ‘Babaija’. It is a relation of monetary transactions, not one of kinship.
While climate change and pollution also imperil shark survival, increased fishing pressure is the greatest threat for every oceanic shark species.
Before 1833, at least seven million fur seals were killed in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic.
Manta rays belong to the genus Mobula and have triangular pectoral fins, two horn-shaped fins, forward-facing mouths. The manta rays caught on Wednesday weigh 750 kg and 250 kg each.
Climate change, unsustainable and unregulated fishing methods have both been blamed for this decline.
Despite fishing activities being exempted under lockdown, fisherfolk in Odisha say workforce, logistics, market situation major hurdles in wake of COVID-19
Highlighting why exemption of fisheries and related activities from lockdown restrictions may not help fishing communities and businesses much, experts have said that logistics, manpower and market situation in the wake of COVID-19 stand as major obstacles.
Gillnet fisheries have high bycatch rates of threatened marine life like turtles, whales, dolphins, seabirds.
With reforms, the fishing industry could boost catches by 20 percent compared to today.
The United Nations are had set a goal that 10 percent of the oceans are made MPAs by 2020.
Dam construction and other upstream activities have left the fishing communities in Pakistan along the Indus with little to fish, and livelihoods that have dried up with the river.
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.
This project is considered to be the pet project of Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, who launched in 2018.
India begins regulating its fisheries in pursuit for sustainability, sets up first ministry for fisheries
In India, fishing has transformed into an industrialised, unregulated sector, and yields have slowed, including an unexpected crash in sardine catch. India’s government is working to make fishing more sustainable, including creation of the first ministry for fisheries.
Here is a glimpse into the wonders of the underworld that we don't get to see too often enough.
Kolis, Mumbai's aboriginal fishing community, gets a retrospective look with a pop-up museum in Thane
The exhibition was put up by the Tandel Fund of Archives — a public art project and a pool of archives which aims to gather and document information of the Son Koli communities in and around Mumbai
Power plants along coastal Kutch are destroying age-old fishing traditions, endangering mangroves, threatening lives and livelihoods, with people who have no hope in political leadership.
France's Environment minister to come up with plan to save dying Dolphins by end of year.