Nandha Kumaran

Tracking the oil sardine: On the El Niño trail

Not too long ago, the oil sardine was A Ilavarasu’s main catch. A country boat fisherman from Rameswaram, he says it is no longer the case although he recalls with optimism that three weeks ago his uncle netted a mini-bonanza of the fish, which he sold for Rs 5,000. Out of the more than 750...

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