Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Goa Foundation & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/01/2015 regarding eco-sensitive areas of Western Ghats particularly in relation to 400 KV D/C Transmission Line project from Kozhikode (in Kerela) to Mysore (in Karnataka).

Kodagu district has internationally recognized as one of the environmental “micro hot spot" due to the biological diversity and distribution of the Western Ghats. Unique culture heritages of the area have made ideally suits for tourism and a most attractive recreational spot in the country. The present study deals with an impact of extreme tourism on the environment and socio-economic conditions of the district. An impact assessment study was carried out by sample survey method at major tourist places of the district.

The committee may visit Mysore, Kodagu and other places soon

A total of 30,405 children are suffering from malnutrition in Kodagu district.

The district-level committee formed to do a reality check of the deemed forest land in Kodagu district will convene its first meeting in a week and is likely to submit a comprehensive report to the

Decision on the report would be taken after consulting BJP MPs of the area

Farmers, elected representatives in Kodagu district want route realigned

 The controversial proposal to draw a high tension power transmission line from Kaiga in Uttara Kannada district to Kerala via Kodagu and Mysore districts is back in focus with the State government seeking a report on the pros and cons of the proposed project of the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL).

The panel, in its previous meetings, had decided to review the state-owned polluting industries set up in the ecologically sensitive zone.

This study is conducted to examine the positive and negative environmental impacts of ecotourism in Kodagu district. The study involved the participations of the experts who have visited and settled in the district.

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Farmers from districts along the Cauvery basin on Saturday launched an agitation, urging the Centre to shift the proposed high-tension electric wire passing through pristine forests in Kodagu, poin