Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Navroz Mody Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/11/2018 regarding remediation of mercury contamination on account of manufacture of thermometers by M/s Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL) at Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu. The applicant, a local resident, moved this Tribunal on 25.01.2017 objecting to the remediation work undertaken by HUL. It was also prayed that remediation procedures should be as per applicable guidelines in standards. The matter was considered with regard to the standard to be applied.

In 2015, rapper Sofia Ashraf, social activist Nityanand Jayaraman and filmmaker Rathindran R Prasad came together to make a video, titled Kodaikanal Won’t, that hit out at Unilever for not cleaning

CHENNAI: Activists are concerned over the high mercury levels in the ecologically sensitive Pambar Shola reserve forest due to the Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) thermometer factory at Kodaikanal

‘Mercury in the Mist,’ a documentary on plight of people affected by alleged mercury contamination by Hindustan Uniliver Clinical Thermometer factory in Kodaikanal, was screened by Sevvakam, a yout

Ex-workers affected due to mercury pollution by the Hindustan Unilever’s now-defunct thermometer factory in Kodaikanal, on Monday staged a protest at the company’s headquarters in Andheri, Mumbai,

A new study has found high levels of toxic mercury in vegetation and sediment collected from the vicinity of a thermometer factory which was shut 14 years ago in the hill station of Kodaikanal in T

The government order came last month for the declaration of the Kodaikanal Wildlife Sanct­uary under Section 26 A1(b) of the Wildlife (Prot­ection) Act , 1972.

As part of conservation efforts, Tamil Nadu government on Thursday proposed to create four wildlife sanctuaries in addition to the existing 10.

Demand for water has increased manifold.

For over two decades, the State Forest Department is mulling over the creation of a wildlife sanctuary in Kodaikanal hills. Yet, the task has not been accomplished.

The 14th Legislative Assembly’s Petitions Committee says in a report: “The committee asks the forest department to take steps to carve out a wildlife sanctuary in forest ranges in and around Kodaikanal. It recommends the passing of an order to this effect immediately.”