Series : Living on the Edge – The Coastal Lives- Episode 2 – Ban on fishing a neccesary evil ?

The ban on fishing activities becomes a time of trial for the fishing community, making it an arduous task for them to pursue their mode of living. As an initiative towards sustainable development, the ban becomes a debatable choice as the welfare interests seem obscure. It forces them to look for surrogate survival upkeeps.

The diminishing quantities of fish and rising climate crisis have pushed the fishers to go beyond their capabilities to traverse unexplored territories. To ensure to continue living and surviving on the edge, overfishing becomes one of the  ways of saving their livelihood. Found knitting nets on the beach for survival, the fishermen try to sail through the dry spell.

Pinning their hopes on the government, the community wonders to unravel the pros and cons of the ban.