Hundreds of people affected by pollution from wood-based units in the district took out a march to the district Collectorate on Tuesday.

Green activists are now considering to approach the National Green Tribunal (NGT) seeking relief from Kochi Metro agencies' decision to continue with land reclamation for the proposed Kochi Metro v

The ‘Nakshathra Vanam’ programme will witness the planting of 27 species of trees associated with the 27 zodiac signs of Malayalam in holdings. A few organisations and 54 individuals have come forward for raising the plants in plots and it would require at least six cents for a project, said S. Unnikrishnan, Deputy Conservator of Forest, Social Forestry (Extension).

Seeks Action To Curb Illegal Sale of Peacock Feathers

With the UDF subcommittee meeting this week expected to frame recommendations for the amendment to the Conservation of Paddy Land and Wetland Act, the greens have already raised their apprehensions

If the summer was too hot, the summer rains turned out to be worse as citizens, who had earlier prayed for the downpour, ended up cursing after the skies showed no signs of letting up.

The Kerala cell of Telecom Enforcement Resource and Monitoring (TERM), under the Department of Telecommunications, has given a clean chit to Base Transceiver Stations (BTSs), popularly known as cel

Collectors asked to prepare operational plans

By next year, the administrative machinery in the State may be better prepared to handle crisis response and calamity relief operations.
The State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) has initiated steps to complete the draft State plan for disaster management by this year end.

The Ernakulam district panchayat has approved a plan to launch new aquaculture farms on 67 hectares during the current financial year under the guidance of the District Aquaculture Development Agen

Even as health hazards of groundwater contamination is still getting fully assessed for the people living in Keezhmadu grama panchayat, people are also concerned about the social impact of this environmental hazard on their lives.

An unfavourable health status is a private matter, but since the problem of thyroid disorders because of the alleged ammonium perchlorate contamination of groundwater has become a public issue, the people wonder whether their land will forever be condemned and whether people from other places would take up marriage alliances in the area.

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