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Blue economy potential largely untapped: experts

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 6, 2019

Potentials of blue economy in the Indian Ocean, which is worth $25 trillion, remain largely untapped due to shortage of investments and absence of comprehensive research on marine resources, according to experts. “The countries bordering the Indian Ocean extracted resources...

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New island rules make green activists worried

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 10, 2019

The union environment ministry has notified island protection zone (IPZ) 2019 for Andaman and Nicobar, which allows eco-tourism projects 20 metres from the high tide line (HTL) in smaller islands like Baratang, Havelock and Car Nicobar, and at 50 metres in larger ones, and...

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Vice President asks scientists to step up research on ocean and marine energy

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2019

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for fully tapping the enormous potential of the Blue Economy for the country to achieve higher economic growth. ...

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India and Norway launch initiative to combat Marine Pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 12, 2019

Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change today signed a letter of Intent establishing the India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative together with the Norwegian ministry of Foreign...

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