This paper provides a comprehensive assessment of the recent and projected socio-economic development of coastal areas. It reviews the environmental pressures exerted by human activities on coastal areas, as well as the impacts of climate change that exacerbate existing challenges.

Report of Joint Committee Member, sub collector, Padmanabhapuram, Kanyakumari district on the construction of a check dam across Kuzhithuraiyar near Erumanthurai in Kanniyakumari district affecting fishing activities.

The Western Indian Ocean is comprised of productive and highly diverse marine ecosystems that are rich sources of food security, livelihoods, and natural wonder.

Regional instruments can help strengthen the global governance of marine plastic pollution, including by contributing to a possible new global agreement, explains a report published by the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) Potsdam.

A suite of TRAFFIC reports into high-value African marine products highlights yet another burgeoning, under-reported, unsustainable, and illegal trade that threatens the long-term survival of key marine species and the potential for sustainable human development.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Conservation Action Trust & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/01/2021.

The issue raised in the application related to compliance of Environmental Clearance (EC) conditions in running the 4000 MW Mundra Ultra Mega Thermal Power Project at village Tunda, near Mundra, District Kutchh, Gujarat by M/s Coastal Gujarat Power Ltd (CGPL).

Despite efforts, marine and coastal pollution from land-based sources increases.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in January 2021, have issued the Marine Mega Fauna Stranding Management Guidelines.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change in January 2021, have issued the National Marine Turtle Action Plan with a view to conserve marine turtles, associated species and their habitats, the following action plan is proposed to be adopted at the National and State Government level.

Developed by World Resources Institute and seven other leading environmental organizations, “Enhancing Nationally Determined Contributions: Opportunities for Ocean-Based Climate Action” outlines the best ways countries can use ocean-based action to curb greenhouse gas emissions and better adapt to the impacts of climate change.

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