Sustainability and Living Marine Resources
Abstract: The impact of global climate change on marine resources is inadequately understood. In order to cope with the adverse effects, a creative participatory approach that not only checks the unabated commercialisation and overuse, but is also sensitive towards the needs of the fishing community is a must.

The author is National Consultant (Fisheries Policy), World Bank/FAO Fisheries Management for Sustainable Livelihoods (FIMSUL) Project for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.