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Overfishing

Hub | September 22, 2010 at 16:17

India’s seas are the spawning and breeding grounds of large varieties of fish species. At least 3.5 million people in approximately 4000 fishing villages situated along the Indian coastline earn a living from marine fisheries. However, fisheries...

Greenpeace: Fisheries crisis will hurt our economy

Press release | June 8, 2012 at 13:00

June 8th 2012, New Delhi: According to a Greenpeace report released today, India may suffer a three pronged threat owing to depleting fish stocks and historical neglect of marine conservation. Fisheries industry contributes about 1-2% to the...

Marine reserves

Hub | September 22, 2010 at 16:02

There is growing scientific evidence suggesting that large-scale networks of marine reserves are urgently needed to protect marine species and their habitats.Marine reserves are not just about preserving fish stocks. They are an essential global...

Traditional fisherfolk put forth their woes at the public consultation in Gupti

Press release | June 23, 2011 at 10:40

June 21, 2011, Gupti, Orissa: In a public consultation organised by Greenpeace and United Artists’ Association (UAA), 250 traditional fishermen from over 10 villages interacted with Alekh Kumar Jena, MLA, Rajnagar, Matanhy Saldanha, president,...

Fish disappearing

Video | June 11, 2012 at 12:00

If we continue to fish in an unsustainable manner, it will have far reaching consequences on our economy, on 15 million people who are employed directly or indirectly in the fisheries sector and on ecology. We need change, the oceans need protection.

FAQ

Frequently asked questions | February 17, 2012 at 11:46

This page contains common questions related to the campaign that will hopefully get you to understand why it is important that you participate actively in helping protect our oceans, the incredibly rich life they support and promoting sustainable...

Fishermen at Chilika say, “Protect Ecology and Right to Fish.”

Blog entry by Deven Digwal | August 10, 2011

Chilika is an integral part of the culture of coastal Orissa. Covering a vast area of more than 1000 sq km Chilika is the largest brackish water lagoon in Asia. Some of the very rare species of flora, fauna, mammals and birds are...

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