Tag: Ocean

Divers’ Memories of Trochus Fishing in the Andaman Islands

This is the second instalment of a two-part series on trochus fishery and conservation in the Andaman and Nicobar islands. Click here to read...

A Port Expansion is the Latest Threat to the Ennore-Pulicat Wetlands

No Chennai resident can possibly forget the floods of 2015. The horrors of this natural disaster that impacted more than 30 lakh families, and...

Trochus Trade in the Andaman Islands: How Top Shells from the...

This is the first instalment of a two-part series on trochus fishery and conservation in the Andaman and Nicobar islands. Click here to read...

Looking Beyond the Obvious: The Need to Conserve Genetic Diversity in...

The world’s oceans and seas are home to about 5,00,000–10 million marine species, with up to 2000 new species described every year. However, many...

Surfing Towards Conservation Education in Chennai

This is the first article of a three-part series on how surf schools on India's coasts are pivoting around sports education to bolster conservation...

Understanding Biology for Better Conservation and Management of Sharks and Rays

Editor's note: this article contains images of captured fish. Reader's discretion is advised. There’s a group of animals that have roamed the earth for millions...

Even Your Recycled Synthetic T-Shirt is Killing the Fish in the...

A few weeks ago, I watched the Netflix documentary My Octopus Teacher which follows film producer Craig Foster’s journey as he meticulously tracks a...

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,...

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...

In Her Opinion: Sarita Fernandes on Marine and Coastal Conservation

A lot is happening in marine and coastal conservation. Mumbai plans to build a coastal road. There are talks of banning trawling, and at...