From 61 days the restriction has been limited to 45 days, says Fisheries Secretary

Pramod Madhwaraj, Minister of State for Fisheries, Youth Services and Sports, said on Wednesday that he would discuss the verdict of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) cancelling permits of sand ext

The yummy fish delicacy on your plate is contributing significantly to global warming and climate change.

Seaplanes won't affect fishing activities at the waterdrome and they are environmentally safer than boats plying in the backwaters, says the final impact assessment report on seaplane operations on

PANJIM: The National Fish-workers Forum has hit out against diesel subsidies being given to large fishing vessels such as bottom trawling vessels, saying that a subsidy meant for the traditional co

Further illustrating the doggedness of its stand towards the US, a WikiLeaks cable shows that the Left in Kerala was sceptical of even philanthropic gestures from the country.

The Indian National Centre of Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) is working towards covering the entire fishing community of the country under the Potential Fishing Zone advisory services that del

The European Union's executive will propose plans to rescue the bloc's over-exploited fish stocks next week, with the aim of achieving sustainability by 2015, draft proposals seen by Reuters show.

The plan is part of proposals to reform the EU's common fisheries policy, including 615 million euros ($887 million) a year in associated EU subsidies for the sector, which are due to be adopted by th

KOCHI: Considered the most important effort at sustainable development of fish resources in the Arabian Sea, the one-and-a-half-month annual ban on fishing using trawl nets will take effect in Kerala's territorial waters on Tuesday midnight.

Roughly 4,000 boats will take the

Traditional fishermen will demand a total ban on the use of the high horsepower Chinese engines by fishing vessels at a meeting called by Fisheries Minister S. Sarma in Kochi on Wednesday.

President of the Kerala Swathantra Matsya Thozhilali Federation T. Peter told The Hindu that fishing permit should not be given to vessels fitted with engines imported from China.