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The Impact of Disasters on Agriculture and Food Security 2015 showed that a staggering 22 percent of total damage and loss from natural disasters in developing countries was absorbed by the agriculture sector alone.

The world's fisheries will be, on average, 20 per cent less productive in the year 2300, according to a study.

CHENNAI: Even though one year has lapsed after oil spill robbed fishermen of their livelihood — damaging boats, fishing gear and drop in sales — the State government is yet to compensate the affect

KOCHI: There is growing, substantial evidence that climate change has affected fish and other marine population over the decades.

The activities of fishermen around the country’s Oil and Gas operational areas in the Western Region has been identified as the major risk factor that is threatening the industry.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In the wake of Ockhi cyclone, plastic debris mounted in the sea bed and shores.

ROME: Failure to rein in global temperature rises could cause the marine food web to collapse, devastating the livelihoods of tens of millions of people who rely on fisheries for food and income, s

Towards the clarion call on ‘green and clean’ energy by the government, festivals like ‘Jal Mahotsav’ may also promote awareness workshops on natural resource conservation, innovative communication

The thermal suitability of riverine habitats for cold water adapted species may be reduced under climate change. Riparian tree planting is a practical climate change mitigation measure, but it is often unclear where to focus effort for maximum benefit. Recent developments in data collection, monitoring and statistical methods have facilitated the development of increasingly sophisticated river temperature models capable of predicting spatial variability at large scales appropriate to management.

ONE evening in Tombo, as fish buyers throng the seafront, an argument erupts at the far end of the harbour.