The Lure of Pink Gold   

That there is a crisis in the fishing industry in this country is by now pretty well-known. Catches are way down and species such as New England cod are in trouble because of over and indiscriminate fishing.

There's also a crisis in many Third World fisheries. Same symptoms. But not necessarily the same causes.

Prime example: the Kerala prawn fisheries, off India's southwest tip, one of the oldest and richest fishing grounds in the world. Kerala's been exporting most of its prawns to Europe, Japan, and to this country.

Kerala fishermen have got rich fishing prawns for export in this LURE OF PINK GOLD. But many more are hurting, unable to catch enough to make ends meet. These fishermen say the West's responsable. Others say the real vilains are much nearer home.

MP3 #1: Pink Gold, Chipko, Green Revolution
MP3 #2: Narmada Dam



The Lure of Pink Gold

The Chipko Movement

The Green Revolution

Narmada Dam Parts 1 - 3

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