Some samples found unsuitable even for irrigation purposes

Energy expert and former KSEB Member (Generation) K.

Putting health and ecology at risk, highly toxic pesticides, including endosulfan, are allegedly being used extensively by farmers in the district cashing in on the poor monitoring system of the ag

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of Thulaseedharan Pillai Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 14/01/2016 regarding illegal quarrying carried on by Jyothikumar V. Nariyida Charuvila Veedu in the name of Ulakkode Rock Quarry in more than 1 acre of land in Block No. 32 Resurvey No. 2/2 and 2/6 of Veliyam village, Kottarakara Taluk, Kollam District, Kerala.

No mining operation can be carried out until quarry permit is renewed in accordance with law ruled NGT.

Study reveals high bacterial contamination of river waters

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vysakh Vs State of Kerala dated 16/12/2015. The application is filed seeking a direction to the State of Kerala, Kerala Coastal Zone Management Authority and National Centre for Earth Science Studies to prepare a new Coastal Zone Management Plan of Kerala in respect of the areas coming under the Mandrothuruthu Grama Panchayat including the land in Sy. No.

Munrothuruthu (‘Munroe Island’) is a place renowned for continuous settlement, in the Kollam district of Kerala. The Indian Ocean earthquake and Tsunami of 2004 triggered this major problem. The island is located at confluence of the Ashtamudi Lake and the Kallada River. Low lying regions of the island are facing progressive settlement which has become pronounced since the occurrence of Tsunami. The area has been affected by upward seepage of saline water during High Tide events, denoting the axial lowering of land mass.

The condiments and spices you buy from the local grocery or supermarket may turn out to be harmful to your family’s health.

If everything goes as planned, Kollam could well be the first district in the state to be free of water scarcity.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Quilon Educational Trust Vs State of Kerala & Others dated 01/04/2015 regarding Coastal Zone Management plan in respect of the areas coming under Mundrothuruthu Grama Panchayat including the land in Sy.No.09 to 98 in Block No.29 of Adichanellore Village, Kollam Taluk, Kollam District, Kerala State categorising the submerged land and its areas under CRZ II and send the same to the 5th respondent MoEF for approval.