Motorboats tip scales in favour of fish predators
Motorboats tip scales in favour of fish predators

The research team hopes the study findings would inspire better environmental noise management in coastal areas.

Odisha govt bans fishing to protect Olive Ridley turtles

Over half a million Olive Ridley turtles arrive and congregate in the shallow coastal water of the Bay of Bengal in November.

Wanna get hooked in Goa? Go angling
Wanna get hooked in Goa? Go angling

A sudden ripple cuts through the still water and a dazzling flash of silver bounces off the hooked but wet and wriggling fish's flank in the sparkling sun.

World will bypass 2C global warming limit despite carbon pledges: Experts
World will bypass 2C global warming limit despite carbon pledges: Experts

 Experts have warned that pledges by nations to cut carbon emissions will fall far short of those needed to prevent global temperatures rising by more than the crucial 2C by the end of the century.

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa writes letter to PM Modi, demands release of arrested fishermen
Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa writes letter to PM Modi, demands release of arrested fishermen

Voicing concern over the arrest of Indian fishermen by Lankan Navy in the 'vicinity' of Katchatheevu, the Tamil Nadu government has once again raised the demand that India "retrieve" the islet from Sri Lanka.

Watch: How two guys who went fishing ended up saving kittens
Watch: How two guys who went fishing ended up saving kittens

Watch how a fishing trip for Jason Frost and Brandon Key on the Black Warrior river in Alabama turned into a rescue mission.

Fishing resumes in sea off Rameswaram coast

Three days after the fishermen were advised against putting out to sea due to high velocity wind and rough sea condition, fishing resumed on Saturday in the sea off Rameswaram coast.

Fishing row: HC asks Centre, TN to filed affidavits

The Madras High Court Monday directed the Centre and the Tamil Nadu Governments to file affidavits on a PIL by Fisherman Care Association seeking to implement P Murari Committee recommendations on fishing.

Sri Lanka to talk to India on fishing

 Sri Lanka said on Monday that it will continue to engage with India on the fishermen issue to seek satisfactory short-term and long-term solutions.

Kerala goes against Centre's fishing ban

Kerala on Monday went against the Centre's 61-day uniform fishing ban, which came into effect at midnight, as it decided to allow fishermen in the state to continue operating till June 15, the conventional date for the beginning of the mandatory annual proscription.

Fishing conflict with India will be settled via talks: Sri Lanka

Colombo has said that the conflict over fishing in the Palk Bay and Palk Strait between the Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen will be resolved via dialogue between the fishermen of the two countries since it is a `humanitarian and a livelihood issue`.

'All coastal states except Kerala agreed on 61-day fishing ban'

Rejecting Rahul Gandhi's charges, the Centre on Wednesday said the decision to extend the ban on fishing in high seas to 61 days from 47 days during monsoon was agreed upon by all coastal states except Kerala.

Greenpeace says Chinese vessels illegally fishing off Africa, Beijing disagrees

Chinese fishing boats have been illegally fishing off West Africa, Greenpeace said on Wednesday, adding that Chinese companies expanded operations in Africa from 13 vessels in 1985 to 462 vessels in 2013, but the government said they are within the law. 

Goa Police to escort fish consignments from Maharashtra

Fish consignments from Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district will be ferried to Goa under police escort, Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar said on Wednesday.

Karunanidhi welcomes Lanka's efforts to solve fishing dispute

Welcoming Sri Lanka's efforts to solve the fishing dispute in Palk Strait, DMK on Wednesday urged the Centre to take steps for bilateral talks involving fishermen of the island nation and India and bring about a lasting solution to the vexed issue.

Rahul Gandhi demands withdrawal of annual fishing ban

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party government at the Centre to withdraw the annual fishing ban along the coastal states.

Kerala strongly resents total fishing ban during monsoon

Congress led-UDF government in Kerala on Wednesday strongly resented Centre's decision to impose total fishing ban in coastal belt for 61 days during monsoon and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to relook the matter.

TN opposes two Central govt decisions regarding fishing

 Tamil Nadu government on Sunday opposed two decisions of the Central government regarding fishing, saying these could in effect lead to "swamping" by foreign fishing vessels in India's Exclusive Economic Zone and also increase the regulatory burden on domestic fishing fleets.

Somali pirates return, seize Iranian fishing vessel

 Pirates have seized an Iranian vessel fishing illegally off the coast of Somalia in the first successful hijacking in almost three years, officials said Thursday, raising fears that the scourge of Somali piracy may be returning.

Palestinian fisherman killed by Israeli fire: Medics

A Palestinian fisherman was shot dead by Israeli forces on Saturday off the coast of the Gaza Strip, a spokesman for the Palestinian health services said.