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Climatic changes pose serious threats to the fishing sector

INDIA
Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 04:00 (GMT + 9)

The fisheries sector in Kerala could experience a strong impact due to climatic change. This gloomy scenery could be a consequence of diseases and migration of species could lead to the depletion of fish stocks while the damage or loss to coastal infrastructure could enhance the vulnerability of the fishing community. This was stated in the report of the State Action Plan on Climate Change prepared by the Department of Environment and Climate Change. The conclusions of this report have been drawn from an assessment of the possible changes in water temperature and variables such as sea level rise, wind velocity and wave action could trigger ecological and biological changes in marine and freshwater ecosystems, impacting on the distribution and abundance of fishes, The Hindu reported. The authors of the report argue that it is probable that the marine and inland fisheries... FULL STORY

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