Tag: Fishers

The Impacts of Unsustainable Iron Ore Mining on Redi, The Last...

While mining has brought with it economic prosperity, it has negatively impacted the health of Redi’s residents, and the ecology of this biodiverse region.

Delhi’s Master Plan Ignores the City’s Fishers, But This is Not...

While Delhi's Master Plan 2041 proposes green belts and parks along the Yamuna, it excludes those dependent on its resources: like Delhi’s 2,500 fishers.

Lakshadweep In Turmoil: What Lies Ahead for Its Fishers and Fishing...

How do new regulations in Lakshadweep affect its 'development' and the fortunes of the mainstay of its economy: fishers and fishing industries?

Re-imagining the Fisheries Development Paradigm: Perspectives from Lakshadweep

In 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the government's plans to usher in the ‘Blue Revolution’—or, the ‘Neel Kranti Vision’—to leapfrog fisheries’ production by...

On the Road: Tracing the Current Patterns of Fishworkers’ Migration in...

This piece is the second instalment of a two-part series 'On the Road' by Madhuri Mondal on how fishworkers have migrated in the past,...

From Predators to Prey: The Disappearance of Sharks From Indian Waters

Editor's note: This article contains imagery of animal meat being cut. Reader's discretion is advised. Sunlight glints off the large knife as it arcs through...

On The Road: Unravelling the Legacy of Migration from Fishing Villages...

When asking a non-migrant fisherman in Odisha’s Nua Golabandha about why so many fishers choose to migrate across the country, this is what he...

How Coastal Regulation Zones Can Help India’s Fishers Reclaim Coastal Commons

India’s vast coastline is home to diverse coastal landscapes and ecosystems. These ecosystems also form the backbone of the fisheries sector, which not only...

The Shore Scene: The Heavy Toll of COVID-19 on India’s Fishers

The plight of Inter State Migrant (ISM) workers in India during the ongoing official COVID-19 lockdown, has been highlighted by various media platforms. The...