Fishing in India’s Coast is challenging due to warmer waters

Climate change has resulted to the warming of India’s coastal waters by more than a half a degree Celsius over the past 3 to 4 decades, fish populations are looking for cooler waters, making it difficult for fishermen to fish, according to Reuters.

Indian fishermen sue World Bank over environmental damage

On Monday, the US Supreme Court agreed to hear a lawsuit by farmers and fishermen in western India against the World Bank’s International Finance Corp, which provided $450 million in loans for a coal-fired plant near Mundra, in Gujarat, that they blame for damaging the environment and their livelihoods.

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