fishing industry

Here’s the catch on Kerala’s fishing industry (To go with ‘Kerala fishermen’s daily tryst with danger’)


February 20th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kerala's rivers, backwaters and other brackish water bodies endow it with a multitude of fish, besides the marine life bestowed by the sea. Here is "the catch" on the fishing industry:- ... Read more...

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Kerala fishermen’s daily tryst with danger


February 20th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) News of two innocent Indian fishermen being shot dead by Italian sailors off the Kerala coast caused a national outrage that resulted in their arrest. But ... Read more...

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Thailand approves $648.5 million post-flood budget


December 8th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- The government of Thailand on Tuesday approved a Bt 20 billion ($648.5 million) budget for the country's post-flood reconstruction efforts, local media reported on Wednesday.Thai Government spokeswoman ... Read more...

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Thai PM invokes natural disaster law


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Friday assumed powers under the natural disaster law giving her full authority to implement a nationwide disaster relief plan as more than ... Read more...

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Bangkok floods inevitable, Thai PM says


October 21st, 2011 - 5:28 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Thursday said that it is impossible to protect all of Bangkok from the country's worst floods in decades, describing the situation as ... Read more...

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EU plans to pay fishermen for collecting plastic from the sea


May 8th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) The European Union (EU) plans to pay the continent's fishing fleets for collecting plastic as part of an initiative that will help reduce pollution in sea.As ... Read more...

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Fish livers contain beneficial fatty acids


April 30th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) The fishing industry usually discards fish livers, but they are actually a good source of polyunsaturated fatty acids which are beneficial to health, according to a ... Read more...

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Aqua business opportunities on display at Chennai.


February 10th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 10 (ANI): An exhibition on various latest techniques in aquaculture , pisciculture and breeding of ornamental fish was held on Tuesday.'Aqua Aquaria India' was organised by Marine Products Export ... Read more...

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Investigation probe reveals that the Tuna black market is worth billions of dollars


November 8th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A probe by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has revealed systematic violation of official quotas of tuna that can be captured by any country. The ... Read more...

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A unique fish is caught in China


August 24th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) A unique one-feet-long crocodile-like fish was caught in a rivulet in China's Sichuan province, a media report said. Fisherman Chen Wu, who netted the fish in Juexi town in ... Read more...

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Now, a life-saving device to warn fishermen before their vessels capsize


August 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London. Aug 8 (ANI): A Scottish engineer has developed a life-saving device that can warn fishermen that their vessel is about to capsize.Ayrshire-based Ken Smith, who has been working on the project ... Read more...

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BP gets another 24 hours


July 21st, 2010 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (DPA) BP Plc Tuesday was given another 24 hours to maintain its cap on the ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico as engineers continued monitoring for ... Read more...

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Cameron pledges cooperation on Lockerbie bomber case


July 21st, 2010 - 2:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (DPA) British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged Tuesday to cooperate with US congressional hearings into the release of the Lockerbie bomber, but said he does not back a ... Read more...

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Tar Balls & Oil On Pontchartrain Lake Causes Closure Of Inland Water


July 6th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The BP oil spill is showing unpredictable things as recently the tar balls and oils washed up on the beaches of Louisiana’s Lake ... Read more...

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Top Kill: BP’s Latest Cork On The Gulf Gusher


May 26th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Gulf of Mexico, May 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) BP is once more attempting to make yet another foray into the ocean to stem the oil leak that had started with the ... Read more...

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Oil From Leak Has Possibly Reached Key West In Florida


May 19th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Florida, May 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The effects of the Gulf oil spill is turning out to be really far reaching, not only figuratively but literally. Very recently, researchers discovered tar ... Read more...

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20th-century warming in Lake Tanganyika endangers fish, livelihoods


May 18th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Lake Tanganyika, the second-oldest and second-deepest lake in the world, has recorded unprecedented high temperatures during the last 100 years.Situated in East Africa, the lake's surface waters are ... Read more...

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BP Lowers Second Containment Box To Stop Oil Spill


May 12th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Gulf of Mexico, May 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) British Petroleum has undertaken an all new effort in order to stop the oil from leaking any more in the Gulf of Mexico. ... Read more...

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Florida establishes the Gulf Oil Spill Economic Recovery Task Force


May 11th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by BNO News
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Florida Governor Charlie Crist on Tuesday signed Executive Order 10-101 that establishes the Gulf Oil Spill Economic Recovery Task Force to support Florida businesses and industries in ... Read more...

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UAE to regulate fishing industry


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has taken steps to regulate the fishing industry in the country. Hashim Al Nuaimi, director of Consumer Protection Department of the UAE Ministry ... Read more...

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Asian carp crisis in Michigan now in the hands of President Obama


April 26th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by BNO News
LANSING, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Supreme Court denied Michigan and six other states their day in court on the Asian carp crisis, causing that thousands of Michigan jobs now depend ... Read more...

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Greenpeace opposes ports near turtle nesting sites


April 15th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) Greenpeace Thursday opposed the establishment of new ports or expansion of existing ones near turtle nesting sites in Orissa saying that it will affect the fishing industry and ... Read more...

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Aral Sea On Death Row, Says Ban Ki-moon


April 5th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nukus, Uzbekistan, Apr 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, commented on Sunday that it was imperative for the nations to take some immediate steps ... Read more...

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Stop eating fish to help planet says PETA


March 25th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 25 (IANS) Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Thursday urged people to stop eating fish and go vegan to help animals and the planet. Unveiling the ... Read more...

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Overfishing threatens key species in Mexico: Greenpeace


February 17th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) The species of fish and shellfish most consumed in Mexico "are at risk" due to overfishing, according to international NGO Greenpeace. Red snapper, shrimp, sardines, sharks, rays, tuna ... Read more...

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‘Deadliest Catch’ Captain Phil Harris Passes Away


February 11th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Phil Harris, the captain of the fishing boat Cornelia Marie, which is showcased on Discovery Channel's reality series "Deadliest Catch" passed away on Tuesday. The much ... Read more...

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Fish-killing virus now found in all Great Lakes in US


January 28th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 28 (ANI): Reports indicate that a deadly fish virus that was first discovered in the Northeast in 2005, has been found for the first time in fish from Lake Superior, ... Read more...

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Brits’ favourite fish and chips set to take Russia by storm


January 24th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): After Ronald McDonald and pizzas, another fast-food fad is gearing up to take Russia by storm - fish and chips.The nation's Government is encouraging people to eat more ... Read more...

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Low concentrations of oxygen and nutrients slowing biodegradation of Exxon Valdez oil spill


January 18th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 18 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the combination of low concentrations of oxygen and nutrients in the lower layers of the beaches of Alaska's Prince ... Read more...

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World’s fourth largest freshwater lake loses 80 percent of its water


August 6th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): Reports indicate that Central Asia's vast Aral Sea, which was once the world's fourth largest freshwater lake, has dramatically retreated, with its eastern section losing about 80 ... Read more...

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Giant Nomura’s Jellyfish Scare Rising In Japan Again


July 20th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by GD
This picture is not a digitally enhanced version but is the original one itself, which shows a diver trying to attach a sensor to a giant Nomura's jellyfish. This giant species of ... Read more...

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World’s fish may become extinct within 50 years


June 6th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): A global documentary has claimed that the world's fish will be extinct by the middle of this century if humans continue to plunder the oceans.Dubbed "An Inconvenient Truth ... Read more...

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Animals may shrink in size because of global warming


January 5th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Ecologists have suggested that as a result of global warming, species will shrink in size, as bigger creatures will have more problems losing heat. Though the effects of ... Read more...

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Global warming is going to shrink the worlds species


September 12th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 12 (ANI): Ecologists have warned that global warming might result in species shrinking in size.According to a report in New Scientist, Kaustuv Roy, a biologist at the University of ... Read more...

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CII seeks consultation on new coastal laws


June 21st, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian industry (CII) has called for consultations on the proposed draft of the new costal law that has drawn flak from the fishing community across ... Read more...

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