The present study was carried out to assess the suitability of Meham Block ground water for domestic and agriculture purpose. Total fifty seven samples of ground water (well, tube well and hand pump) from nineteen villages were collected and analysed according, APHA. Groundwater assessment for domestic purposed was determined by computing the standard indices such as ground water quality index (GWQI), synthetic pollution index (SPI) and by comparing the measured water parameter with desirable

A questionnaire survey and field investigation in the shrimp farms were conducted in the Kannur District of South India from 28thJuly, 2013, to 5th August, 2013. A total of 30 shrimp farms were studied in Kannur district of Kerala. Shrimp farms were facing many threats of which only 30% were due to bird menace. Among the different bird species Cormorants were observed to be threat to shrimp farming. Group forager, diver and being an opportunistic feeder make Cormorants an ideal predator of shrimps (53%).