Fishermen face a job crisis as Bangalore’s polluted lakes persists

Since 2002, about 15000 fishermen have lost their jobs and over 2500 fishermen are struggling to keep their families afloat due to lack of fish food because of the polluted water resources of the lakes in Bangalore. Bangalore: Over 31,000 fishermen sellers and thousands of residents and other traditional fish-based families on the lakes are […]

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TN fishermen say govt guidelines will cause them losses

Fear that village committees might fix low prices for their catch By Adilin Beatrice C Fishermen in Tamil Nadu are unhappy about the guidelines issued by the state fisheries department which allow them to go for fishing amid the Covid-19 situation. They are worried that village committees appointed to fix prices of their capture would […]

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