Sea Planes – Pleasure for tourists threatens deprivation for fishing community


The plans for sea planes in Goa is facing stiff protests from inland fishermen. Goencha Ramponkarancho Ekvot . The fishermen fear that with the introduction of seaplane services, no-fishing zones will be marked off in the seas making the lake off-limits for inland fishermen. Environmentalists also fear that the seaplane services will have adverse effects on fish wealth in the long run. We cannot have pleasure for the tourists while knocking people of their essential livelihoods.