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Coastal zone and communities

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This page provides information on the legal framework for coastal regulations, campaigns and demands of fishworker organizations, and viewpoints of organizations.

Coastal hotspots in India

Source: Save the coasts, Save the fishers: NFF Report of the campaign (2008) * Please note this flash might take 3-4 minutes to load

Community struggles

  1. Tamil Nadu: Cheyyur thermal power plant and port struggles (2013)
  2. Tamil Nadu: Koodumkulam nuclear power plant (2012)
  3. Gujarat: Kutch (Mundra and Adoni SEZs) 

The Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification 2011: A primer for coastal fishing communities (Draft)

English, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil , Hindi, Marathi, Gujarathi, Oriya

Legal framework


Coastal Protection and Erosion

2009 Consultations

Programme schedule for the consultations

Viewpoints and Campaigns

Climate Change

Review of literatuer for ICSF study on "Climate change and fisheries: Perspectives from small-scale fishing communities in India on measures to protect life and livelihood"

Reports and Documents

Articles from ICSF Publications

Websites

State Coastal Zone Management Authorities

Other resources