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Sri Lankan ban on bottom trawling puts Tamil Nadu fishermen in a spot - NewsIn.Asia
Colombo, July 11 (newsin.asia): In a significant step to curb bottom trawling by Indian fishermen in the shallow waters between North Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu in South India, the Sri Lankan parliament last week amended the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act, No. 2 of 1996 to ban bottom trawling. While the ban is a …