A unique model of benefit sharing evolved between a research institute and a tribal community in Kerala has won world recognition with the United Nations awarding the Equator Initiative Award of

As many as 2,400 trees, many of them decades old, are to be felled to make way for radial roads, leading from Natham, Alagarkoil, Anaiyur, Melakkal and Avaniapuram to Madurai, District Forest Officer

Chennai-based historian and writer S Muthiah was presented the Eco Tourism Award here on Thursday, by the SKAL Committee of India, an organisation of tourism

The Tamil Nadu government to day signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, USA. As per the MoU, the US organisation will give Rs

The environmentalists, who participated in the public hearing on Environment and Development held by the Centre for Environment Education and the People's Commission on Environment and Development

The first bench of the Madras High Court has suspended until further orders the operation of an interim stay order restraining the Chennai Corporation from using the dry lake land in Pallikaranai

Chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday announced that the government will extend the ' Pulse Villages' concept developed at the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation to all over the Tamil Nadu

Even as the Government launched yet another scheme to bring down malnutrition rate in the Tamil Nadu state, NGOs claim the government's scheme and its budgetary allocation were inadequate; just as it

Thousands of teak trees, spread over an area of of 200 acres, at Udumalpet, near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu are being felled and smuggled out every day in gross violations of Madras High Court directives

Following the state government orders, Irrigation Department officials released 12,000 cusecs of water from Kabini reservoir, even as there was large scale protests in many places in Mysore and