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November 21

World Fisheries Day

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 between 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

World Fisheries day is celebrated every year on November 21 throughout the world by the fisherfolk communities. Fishing communities worldwide celebrate this day through rallies, workshops, public meetings, cultural programs, dramas, exhibition, music show, and demonstrations to highlight the importance of maintaining the world's fisheries..
A recent United Nations study reported that more than two-thirds of the world's fisheries have been overfished or are fully harvested and more than one third are in a state of decline because of factors such as the loss of essential fish habitats, pollution, and global warming.
The World Fisheries Day helps in highlighting the critical importance to human lives, of water and the lives it sustains, both in and out of water. Water forms a continuum, whether contained in rivers, lakes, and ocean.

Location: Local waterways

Getting There: Walk, Train, Bus, Bicycle, Tram

Address: your street, your suburb, National 0000

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Email: hsrinivas@gdrc.org

Web: http://www.gdrc.org/doyourbit/21_11-fisheries-day.html

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