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Making cities food-smart and secure 23.6.2017 HBL: Opinion
Urban agriculture can get around some of the challenges ever-burgeoning cities will face in the near future
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CSIR-NIO inks pact for skill upgradation 23.6.2017 TOI: Goa
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Scientists predict a Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' the size of New Jersey this summer 22.6.2017 Washington Post
Scientists predict a Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone' the size of New Jersey this summer
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200 held for opposing crude oil pipeline 22.6.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Residents fear threat to marine life
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Scientists forecast Gulf dead zone the size of New Jersey 21.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal scientists say this summer could see the third-largest dead zone ever recorded in the Gulf of Mexico: a New Jersey-sized area with too little oxygen to support marine life. Over 32 years, those hypoxic zones have averaged 5,300 square miles (13,700 sq. kilometers), about the size of Connecticut. The National […]
Purveyor of plastic 17.6.2017 Hindu: S & T
Study finds river Ganga is the world’s second biggest carrier of plastic waste
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Positives emerge from project to curb child labour in tobacco farming 17.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A project to reduce and eventually eliminate the use of child labour by tobacco growers has had a positive fallout -- a significant improvement in school attendance.
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GSPCB’s analysis of the state’s air and water quality adds up to a healthcare emergency 16.6.2017 TOI: Goa
Zero Hour for Goa
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Will Fish Get A Humanely Harvested Label? These Brothers Bet $40 Million On It 14.6.2017 NPR News
Beef and poultry get labels designating humane treatment; seafood doesn't. Two fishermen want to change that. Their state-of-the-art ship makes fishing safer for crew and minimizes pain for fish.
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Navigating towards a 'Paris Agreement for the oceans'? (Comment) 14.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The first ever UN Ocean Conference came to a close on June 9 with a "Call For Action", over 1,300 voluntary commitments made to support ocean health, and aspirations for a new convention to protect biodiversity in the roughly half of our planet which lies beyond national jurisdictions.
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Chinese lakes less polluted after sanitation clean-up - study 12.6.2017 DNA: Health
Man-made sources of phosphorous include waste water, livestock farming, aquaculture and chemicals.
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Migrants dominate workforce in marine fisheries sector 12.6.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Men with no prior experience being employed in boats, says study
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Traditional fishers get voice at UN meet 11.6.2017 Hindu: National
Thiruvananthapuram resident speaks of fisherfolk’s role in sustainable practices
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7 Years After BP Oil Spill, Oyster Farming Takes Hold In South 10.6.2017 NPR News
The "off-bottom" production method, in which oysters are grown in hanging baskets tumbled by waves, is starting to flourish on the Gulf coast — and demand for these boutique bivalves is growing.
193 UN member nations urge action to protect oceans, US backs call 10.6.2017 World – The Indian Express
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Mumbai at see level 10.6.2017 Hindu: News
Two new initiatives help residents learn about the city’s marine ecosystem
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FACTBOX-12 facts as World Oceans Day puts spotlight on climate change, pollution, overfishing 8.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Umberto Bacchi ROME, June 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global warming, over-fishing and pollution are damaging the world's oceans with people globally needing to do more to protect this valuable resource, according to organisers of World Oceans Day on Thursday.
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FEATURE-Plastic to outweigh fish in the sea if waste keeps flowing 8.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Adela Suliman LONDON, June 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fresh from a gruelling sea journey of more than seven hours negotiating 24 miles (38.6 km) of the world's busiest shipping lanes on a paddle board, Lizzie Carr is on a mission.
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Feel the blues again 8.6.2017 Hindu: Travel
Now that the heat is less intense, Kovalam and Mamallapuram are springing back to life. It’s time to head back to the beach
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India's seafood exports at record high, up 23% 7.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Riding a robust demand for its frozen shrimp and fish, India exported 11,34,948 tonnes of seafood worth $5.78 billion (Rs 37,870.90 crore) in 2016-17, 23 per cent more over the $4.69 billion figure a year earlier, the government said on Wednesday.
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