The state government is set to write to the Centre against Genetic Engineering Approval Committee's (GEAC) plan to approve genetically modified (GM) mustard.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Now with the state cabinet nod against the entry of genetically modified (GM) food crops, Kerala government is set to write to the Centre expressing its concern against the Gene

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a bid to check toxic fruits and vegetables entering Kerala through the check post, Kerala State Human Rights Commission (KSHRC) has issued a directive to set up a proper test

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government has submitted an affidavit to the Supreme Court that raps the Sree Padmanabhaswamy authorities for their failure to evict the encroachers at the Pathrakulam

Thiruvananthapuram: Though not indicated as El Nino effect, soaring temperatures and a likely drop in summer showers could lead to a drought like situation in Kerala, according to Indian Meteorolog

Thiruvananthapuram: Radiation from mobile towers is not only taking a toll on human health but is also blamed for sparrows vanishing into thin air.

An environmental science expert team — led by Sainudeen Pattazhy — attributes the disappearance of sparrows to the electromagnetic fields and radiation effects created by mobile towers and mobile phones.

A number of rare bird species -- such as ‘Hair Crested Drongo’, ‘Sand Martin’, a migratory passerine bird known for its continuous twittering song as it soars, the ‘Great Hornbill’ with its promine

Mounting fears by anxious people over possible eviction from their land led to an uproar at a hearing by the expert committee on Kasturirangan panel report on Western Ghats in Kottayam, which promp

Experts Feel That Govt Needs A Policy Framework To Curb Rampant Illegal Sand Mining & Chart Regulated Mining Process

The row over mineral sand mining between the public, private sector industries and the environmental groups illustrates the lack of a proper state-level policy on sand mining and experts say that an effective mineral sand mining policy is necessary to curb illegal sand mining.

Benefit-Sharing Model To Support Kani Tribes And The Tribal Community In Attapadi

Though the first ever benefit-sharing project to develop a health drug with the help of tribals was shelved in 2008, discussions to revive the project are currently underway. Jeevani — the general health tonic and herbal drug — was developed by the Tropical Botanical Garden Research Institute (TBGRI) in collaboration with Kani tribals. The institute has now mooted a fresh proposal to revive the project. The drug is expected to benefit the Kani tribes here as well as those at Attapadi in Palakkad.