Fishing fleets dump about 10 percent of the fish they catch back into the ocean in an "enormous waste" of low-value fish despite some progress in limiting discards in recent years, scientists said

Mwanza — Only two per cent of 100 firms surveyed by the National Environmental Management Council (NEMC) in Lake Zone regions adhere to Environmental preservation regulations.

Global fish production is approaching its sustainable limit, with around 90% of the world’s stocks now fully or overfished and a 17% increase in production forecast by 2025, according to the UN Foo

This latest report on the State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture highlights the vital role of fisheries and aquaculture in both food and nutrition security as well as economic expansion. Also examines broader related issues such as gender, emergency preparedness and the ecosystem approach to fisheries and aquaculture.

700 mechanised boats anchored in Rameswaram. The 45-day annual ban on deep sea fishing began on Sunday.

The ban will be applicable to the fishermen from Kanyakumari to Chennai along the east coast and it is being implemented for undisturbed breeding . During the period the fisheries authorities will also undertake a few steps to increase the marine wealth.

The FAO-ILO Good practice guide for addressing child labour in fisheries and aquaculture: policy and practice aims at improving the understanding of the nature and scope, causes and contributing factors, and consequences of child labour in fisheries and aquaculture by providing information and an analysis of current issues.

The Karnataka Government on Thursday said it proposed to set up a fishing port in every 30 kms stretch in coastal regions of the state for providing impetus to the fishing industry.

Currently, there are nine fishing ports on the state's 3600 km long coastline, Anand Asnotikar, Minister for Fisheries and Science and Technology, told reporters here.
The state has sought Centre's assistance in de

Tharuvaikulam fishermen save resources for the future

Tuticorin: In spite of lacking offshore infrastructure facilities at Tharuvaikulam, a coastal village in Tuticorin, the fishermen of Tharuvaikulam have earned a reputation for themselves.

Unlike other coastal villages in Tamil Nadu, these fishermen are playing an exemplary role by adopting an eco-friendly method with gill nets.

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Fisheries Minister Joaquim Alemao has said that a final decision on the fish meal plant and expansion of the Cutbona fishing jetty will be taken only after the government receives report from the consultant.
Alemao has said that the government has appointed a Delhi-based consultant by inviting Expression of Interest to go into the entire gamut of issues relating to the Cutbona fishing jetty, incl

Rejecting government

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