The country's deep sea fishing policy has run into troubled waters. Acceding to protests by fisherfolk against forays by multinational companies into the Indian seas, the government has frozen the

Indian fisherfolk are up in arms against the foreign trawlers that have been permitted to fish in India's coastal waters by the Indian government. The leaders of fisherfolk associations from 9

ECOLOGISTS have opposed the proposed 31-km Colombo-Katunayake expressway, writes Mallika Wanigasundara in a Panos report. They claim it will dislocate approximately 2,500 families, affect the

A hieroglyphic script in which the earliest Central American texts were written has been partly deciphered, thanks to an engraved slab found by fisherfolk.

Goutam Ghose's Padma Nadir Majhi depicts how poor fisherfolk, already vulnerable to nature's whims, are exploited by fellow humans.

FISHERFOLK and environmental scientists are blaming industries set up along the Sindh coast for causing serious health problems by emitting increasing amounts of carbon monoxide and lead into the