Even in death, Lonesome George’s star power burns brightly. After the iconic giant tortoise died last month, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa mourned the reptile’s loss in an address to the nation, expressing hope that “one day, science and technology will be able to reproduce him, to clone him”.

GIDA has identified 20 routes for its proposed ferry service, which will be operated out of the boat terminal, jetty and office complex, expected to be completed in eight months to one year.

Goshree Islands Development Authority (GIDA) plans to launch land development activities on the islands of Thannonnithuruthu, Pullekkad and Koramkotta, to raise funds for more development activities on islands surrounding Ernakulam.

The Lakshadweep group of islands, one of the most biologically diverse and fragile environments in India, is under pressure from population, urbanisation, development of tourism, unregulated construction, pollution, and land use changes.

A study on the state of the environment of the union territory, conducted by the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE), has found that rising sea level and climate change are as much of a threat as human activities to the archipelago comprising corals, lagoons, sea grass, beaches, and sand dunes.

The island nation of Kiribati is one of the countries most threatened by rising sea levels.

Supreme Court order dated 11/05/2012 in the case of Union Territory of Lakshadweep & Ors versus Seashells Beach Resort & Ors. Violation of CRZ and other irregularities.


After the differences at Durban over carbon reduction, India has an opportunity to mend fences with the least developed countries.

New Delhi: A tectonic shift in the global climate negotiations got underway with the African group of nations siding with India in demanding that equity and ‘common but differentiated responsibilit

For the first time in the history of Gangasagar mela, the Kapil Muni mandir and ashram has been lit up using conventional power supply.

Durban: Small island states, which have a powerful moral presence in the climate talks, displayed the political inclinations towards the EU when they tried to block India’s demand that the UN revie

Dubai's artificial islands are affecting marine ecosystems.