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Protecting Pichavaram mangroves in coastal Tamil Nadu

A systematic and long-term collection of local data is expected to aid adaptation to sea level rise in the Pichavaram mangrove forest on India’s east coast that will also help in conserving and expanding it

The 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, which caused extensive damage to Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu, left the neighbouring area of Pichavaram, covered in dense mangroves, relatively unharmed…Read More

How green fishing reduces carbon footprint

Carbon emissions from India’s fishing industry is now getting the attention it deserves through a slew of innovations that include energy efficient fishing vessels and solar boats

Increasing carbon emissions from mechanised fishing in India has become a cause for concern. When a tonne of oil sardine is fished and brought to shore in a kerosene-fuelled vessel…Read More

Does eating more fish increase climate vulnerability?

The challenges of safely navigating the evolution of the food-energy-water nexus demand that fishing in rivers and seas is done without upsetting nature’s checks and balances

The impact of dams on fish diversity is a telling example of unintended consequences and cascades of human activities. It is also true that while aquaculture may complement yield…Read More