Ghaziabad: The heavy discharge of industrial effluents has severely affected aquatic fauna at the Ramsar site, set up in River Ganga in 165 km stretch from Bijnore to Narora in Uttar Pradesh.

Ramsar sites are a tag for critical water bodies across the globe.

The expert committee appointed to study the quantum of loss in the fishing business and the long-term effect on aquatic life after the recent oil spill in the sea is meeting on Friday at Mantralaya.

The state government has clarified that it would claim maximum compensation towards the loss to nets, boats and fish, the seizure of fish made by the BMC after the oil spill and ecological damage to

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KOLKATA, 17 JUNE: Many shops from narrow lanes to up market malls in the city are doing brisk business by selling banned aquatic animals and products procured from black markets on the city outskirts that are seldom checked by the authorities.

Pulicat lake, the country's second largest brackish water ecosystem after Chilka in Orissa, is facing an ecological crisis with its area shrinking and fish dwindling due to silting and indiscriminate fishing, a study has found.

Taking Note Of Their Dwindling Population, MoEF Notifies Ganges River Dolphins As National Aquatic Animal
Neha Shukla | TNN

Lucknow: The Ganges river dolphin were a commonly sighted playful creatures in the Ganga along Varanasi till few years back. But now it is difficult to spot them. The decreasing number of dolphins has made the Central ministry take note of their plight.

Starting Tuesday, the Ganges River Dolphin is officially the national aquatic animal of India. The Environment Ministry notified the endangered species

Patna, May 2: The state government will submit a detailed report on the killing of four Gangetic dolphins within two weeks.

The killing of four national aquatic animals by poachers on Thursday here prompted the Union environment and forests ministry to express its

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They would be released in the sea around 21 islands
THE Gulf of Mannar National Marine Park (GOMNMP) has developed a technique to breed seahorse artificially with the help of a private marine research centre for the first time in the State.

Seahorse is among the most endangered marine species and fishermen and others have been strictly warned not to net them while fishing.