The hydel project will cause loss of biodiversity and significant environmental impact

A wildly-colored gecko, a fish that looks like a gherkin, and a monkey with an Elvis-like hairstyle are among the more than 200 new species discovered in the Greater Mekong region last year, enviro

KOZHIKODE: Fresh studies carried out by Ichthyologists have revealed that two fresh water fish species endemic to the Western Ghats are on the verge of extinction.

Chalakudy River is yearning for a lifeline. Chalakudy River, the fifth largest river in the State, is faced with a series of risks including sand-mining, release of untreated effluents from an industrial unit and improper disposal of solid waste.

The environmental monitoring programme on water quality of the Chalakudy River Basin carried out by the Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment has brought out the challenges faced by the river.

Researchers in Australia have discovered that dolphin colonies living around Melbourne are a species unlike any other in the world, they revealed yesterday.

Several varieties of fresh water fish that live on streams, oyas and rivers in Sri Lanka are in the verge of extinction due to water pollution and selling them to foreign tourists.

The Western Ghats is one of the world’s most heavily populated biodiversity hotspots providing for and supporting 400 million people. However, these diverse freshwater ecosystems face many threats because of untrammelled economic development.

Preserving just 4 percent of the ocean could protect crucial habitat for the vast majority of marine mammal species, from sea otters to blue whales, according to researchers at Stanford University

Environment Minister of Sri Lanka Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and the Central Province Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayake have halted construction work on a hydropower plant on the Mahaweli River at Geta