This monograph has, within the constraints of time and resources, identified several Bioregions and has also outlined the possibility of these ecoregions becoming the
underpinning of developmental decisions for the group of present day districts which
overlie such regions.
Fishers have lost their place in the seas, their traditional livelihoods and a secure existence. The state offers them solutions that consider questions of climate change and mitigation yet are increasingly technocratic in nature. Based on field work across the coast of Gujarat, this study assesses the impact of industrial development on the fishing community.