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Jani is looking to scale up his operation with more volunteers, so that more of the fish trapped accidentally in the fishing nets but of no use to the fisherfolk, can be released.(Courtesy Kapil Jani)

In Mumbai, one man’s mission to put fish back into the sea

Hindustan Times | By Natasha Rego
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 03:53 PM IST
Kapil Jani has a day job. But he’s spending most of his free time ensuring that the fish accidentally caught in fishermen’s nets don’t die when they’re offloaded on the beach.
The waterbird census is coordinated by Wetlands International South Asia and is carried out in January every year in Asia and Australasia across 27countries with the participation of thousands of volunteers to record the status of important wetlands habitat and water birds diversity with population estimates.(HT PHOTO.)
The waterbird census is coordinated by Wetlands International South Asia and is carried out in January every year in Asia and Australasia across 27countries with the participation of thousands of volunteers to record the status of important wetlands habitat and water birds diversity with population estimates.(HT PHOTO.)

Despite bad ecology, Sambhar got more birds this year than before

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Sachin Saini
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 06:57 AM IST
The wetland was in the news in November last year after more than 20,000 birds died due to botulism, a neuromuscular illness caused by bacteria, to the concern of environmentalists and ornithologists.
The tidal surge will increase the salinity of the Chilika, the sub-continent’s largest brackish water lake, affecting marine life.(HT Photo)
The tidal surge will increase the salinity of the Chilika, the sub-continent’s largest brackish water lake, affecting marine life.(HT Photo)

Experts concerned over impact of cyclone on ecology

Hindustan Times, BHUBANESWAR | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 09:29 AM IST
Regional president of the Seafood Exporters Association of India Kamlesh Mishra said tidal waves would inundate ponds and wash away the shrimp harvest.
Puri: Villagers at the beach as dark clouds hover above the sea ahead of cyclone 'Fani', in Puri, Thursday, May 2, 2019.(PTI)
Puri: Villagers at the beach as dark clouds hover above the sea ahead of cyclone 'Fani', in Puri, Thursday, May 2, 2019.(PTI)

Experts concerned over impact of cyclone on ecology

Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2019 02:36 AM IST
The tidal surge will increase the salinity of the Chilika, the sub-continent’s largest brackish water lake, affecting marine life.
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