ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Uniting to Reclaim Traditional Land and Livelihoods

In the decade since the 2004 tsunami, the affected fishing communities have battled dislocation, sea erosion and a fast depleting marine life. However, as one example from a fishing hamlet in Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu shows, collective efforts can lead to finding solutions. The fishing community of NTO Kuppam has withstood the government's efforts to relocate them far from the source of their livelihood - the sea - in the name of rehabilitation.



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