Cashing in on scarcity and the high price of river sand in the open market, illegal sand-mining gangs have turned their attention to the interior coastal areas of Kozhikode to dig up salty sand and

Study says 17mangrove areas in five districts in Malabar are on the verge of extinction

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With the rising price of river sand, the illegal sand-mining lobbies have started turning their attention once again to the poorly guarded coastlines in rural Kozhikode.

Kerala Sanitation Mission to provide technical support

In a boost to the anti-litter campaign of the City Corporation, over 1,200 households coming under 12 residents’ associations in and around West Hill here have drawn up a plan to set up their own biodegradable-waste-treatment units. The Kerala Sanitation Mission will team up with the members of these residents’ associations and extend technical support to them.