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21 country boat fishermen arrested by Lankan navy

Sri Lankan navy personnel arrested 21 country boat fishermen who had set out for fishing in the Gulf of Mannar on a charge of poaching and impounded their three vallams (country boats). The fishermen, who were part of about 1,200 fishermen, had ... The Hindu, 3 days ago

Coral reefs affected

Global warming and the resultant rise in water temperature has affected coral reefs in the Gulf of Mannar (GoM) and the Palk Bay with massive corals suffering complete bleaching, reef research team of Suganthi Devadason Marine Research Institute (SDMRI) has ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Dolphin washed ashore in Kilakkarai

The highly decomposed carcass of an adult dolphin was found washed ashore at Seeniappa Dargah in Kilakkarai off Gulf of Mannar region on Tuesday.Forest Ranger S. Ganesalingam said that the marine mamm...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Climate change triggers coral bleaching

Researchers wary of catastrophic mass bleaching Climate change caused bleaching of coral reefs in the Gulf of Mannar owing to rising water temperature. In the Gulf of Mannar, annual summer bleaching normally starts by mid-April and intensifies in ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

Two turtle hatcheries achieve high survival rate

Project covers 90-km-long coastline from Arichamunai to Mariyur The Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park, which has been implementing a turtle conservation project since 2013-14, has achieved the highest survival rate of more than 95 per cent in ...
 The Hindu4 weeks ago
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135 turtle hatchlings released into sea

Two months after launching sea turtle conservation project, Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park released the second batch of 135 hatchlings into the sea after shifting more than 2,400 turtle eggs into its hatchery at Muhuntharayar Chathiram near ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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Lankan Navy apprehends 27 Indian fishermen

Chennai, Mar. 13 : Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday apprehended 28 Indian fishermen and seized four boats near the Gulf of Mannar in early morning hours. This is the fourth detention of Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy this month charges of ...
 Topnews.in1 month ago Lankan Navy apprehends 11 Indian fishermen  Sify2 months ago Indian Fishermen Destroying Our Marine Resources Permanently  Sri Lanka Sunday Leader4 weeks ago
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Cultural event by children highlights social problems

Children from coastal hamlets in the Gulf of Mannar region presented Arumbugalin Sangamam, a cultural event, highlighting the evils of child labour, alcoholism and environment pollution at Uraikinaru village near Sayalkudi on Sunday. About 2,500 children in ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Tamil Nadu fishermen threaten massive protests against arrests by Sri Lanka

(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Fishermen in Tamil Nadu threatened massive protests demanding immediate release of their peers arrested by Sri Lanka on Wednesday. The Sri Lankan Navy had detained 21 Indian fishermen on charges of poaching and impounded ...
 Lankapuvath1 day ago Sri Lankan Navy nabs 28 fishermen, stir begins  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago Sri Lankan Navy arrests 28 more fishermen  The Hindu1 month ago

Hands that make padhaneer sweeter

SUMMER DELICACY:A roadside vendor selling padhaneer in Ramanathapuram.— Photo: L. Balachandar Customers, mostly passersby, watch in awe as K. Murugan (23) pulls out a palm frond, gently breaks the ribs in the middle and makes a bowl to serve ...
 The Hindu2 days ago Deft hands that make padhaneer still sweeter  The Hindu2 days ago
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