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76% of freshwater species endemic to the basin are threatened with extinction, and the risk of species extinctions is increasing. Without immediate action, much of this unique biodiversity will be lost and the livelihoods of many people in the basin will be negatively impacted.

The latest survey indicates 76 per cent of species in the lake are threatened with extinction.

Michael Mpari, 45, came out of the polluted waters in the creeks of Bodo, a community in Gokana Local Government area in Ogoni, Rivers State, drenched in crude oil from head to toe, carrying a brok

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench) in the matter of Abdullah Sardar Vs Divisional Forest Officer & Others dated 16/04/2018 regarding illegal bandhs and fisheries detrimental to the existence of Sundarbans.

NGT directs the State of West Bengal to file status report on the removal of illegal bandhs and fisheries as well as on the plantation of the mangroves.

KOCHI: The oceans will house more plastics than fish by 2050. Recent studies have shown that there are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean.

This joint report by the World Bank and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is part of a wider set of economic and sector work being conducted by development agencies to assist Somalia in its further elaboration (through sector strategies and programs) and implementation of the current National Development Plan and its preparation of the

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.

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