A naturally growing rich mangrove forest along both sides of the railway causeway through the Paravur lake between Mayyanad and Paravur railway stations have been felled. No clear reason has been given for clearing the mangrove forest which stands in a Coastal Regulatory Zone.

The development comes at a time when the Railways have announced being eco-friendly while taking up development projects. Railway land in Kerala has rich mangrove coverage in several areas, especially in the northern parts of the State. The Paravur lake area has thick mangrove forests on railway land.

Six species of wetland birds—including two, classified as ‘near-threatened'—were spotted at the Thenmala dam by a team of surveyors from the Forest Department and the Travancore Natural History Soc

Move was proposed to provide employment under the MGNREGS

Effluents from KMML (Kerala Metals and Minerals Ltd), a public sector unit based at Chavara in Kollam, are polluting water sources, degrading the environment, and posing a public health hazard, a s

KOCHI: The Kerala High court on Friday issued notices to Central and State government’s on a petition against the pollution caused by Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML) in Kollam district.

Tension prevailed at Kureepuzha in the city on Sunday over the issue of permitting eight trucks loaded with garbage to enter the garbage dumping yard there and unload.

A conference of the Paristhiti Samrakshana Ekopana Samithi (environment protection coordination committee) here on Monday called upon the Union government to take steps to address the fears of peop

Anti-nuclear activists under the aegis of Solidarity Council supporting Kudankulam anti-nuclear movements began a vehicle march to Kudankulam from here on Sunday morning.

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told the media after the Cabinet meeting on Monday that experts, who had examined the outbreak of diseases, had warned of serious problems in the absence of proper waste management.

President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has called for developing Ashtamudi Lake as an international tourism destination incorporating all principles of sustainable and responsible tourism.