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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...

Safeguard or Squander?

Publication | June 8, 2012 at 13:00

India's marine fisheries are in a state of crisis, despite official statements that there is still scope or fish landings to increase. 90% of India's fish resources are at or above maximum sustainable levels of exploitation.

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.

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.

A case for protecting India's fisheries

Image gallery | June 8, 2012

A case for protecting India's fisheries

Image gallery | June 8, 2012

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.

F***ing in India: how not to manage a fisheries system

Blog entry by Areeba Hamid | March 9, 2012

The Indian government's Letter of Permit (LoP) scheme stands out as the textbook example of how not to manage a fisheries system. In fact, constant abuse of the scheme, too many loopholes and tardy monitoring and implementation has...

A case for protecting India's fisheries

Image gallery | June 8, 2012

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