There is no doubt that this is a critical time for the survival of the Koli fishing community. How it adapts to, and evolves from, both the macro and micro factors affecting it in the dramatically changing environment of today will determine its success going forward.
Indian Navy rescues five Kerala fishermen from sinking vessel off state's north coast; two of them sustain minor injuries
The 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.
In coastal Tamil Nadu, one man is helping fishing communities to save their land using mapping technology
With 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
Trawler owners ignore the seasonal bans on Hilsa fishing, driving Bengal’s favourite fish to near-extinction in the Ganga.
The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources tweeted a video of an aircraft dropping fish including trouts into a lake in the US state.
300 endangered sea turtles found dead off southern Mexican coast; environment protection officials launch investigation
Mexico, 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.
Rohingya Muslims driven out of Myanmar have found a way to survive in neighbouring Bangladesh — by taking up jobs in the fishing industry
The 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
Activists 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
South Korea's military dispatched a naval unit in waters off Somalia after pirates presumably hijacked a fishing vessel
The robots are made entirely of hydrogel — a tough, rubbery, nearly transparent material that's composed mostly of water.
South Korean divers were looking for at least five people believed to be trapped inside a Chinese fishing boat that capsized near a small southwestern island on Wednesday.
Kerala went against the Centre's 61-day uniform fishing ban as it decided to allow fishermen in the state to continue operating till 15 June, the conventional date for the beginning of the mandatory annual proscription.
The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday said it has refused to agree to a proposal from India to allow Indian fishermen to catch fish in Sri Lankan waters.
Dismissing opposition's claim that his government has given fishing rights to Indians, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said he has issued clear instructions to the navy to seize boats that violate the country's territorial waters.
The rally, organised by various fish workers unions, urged the Centre to fulfil their long pending demands.
In recent weeks, thousands of Rohingya, a mostly stateless people, have sailed across the Bay of Bengal to the west coast of Thailand, from where human-smugglers deliver them to neighbouring Malaysia
Tens of thousands of people dependent on fishing and related activities in the port city devastated by cyclone Hudhud are staring at uncertainty as large number boats are either damaged or sunk.