This paper describes the fishery catch structure of Vembanad wetland system during August 2012 to July 2013. The estimates of fishery production indicated an annual landing of 4387.31 t, in which 480.98 t and 3906.33 t contributed by southern and northern zone of Vembanad respectively. Eighty species of finfishes, five species of penaeid shrimps, three species of palaemonid prawns and two species of crabs were identified from the study period.
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Akash Vashishtha & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 29/08/2014 requesting for declaring Bil Akbarpur habitat as a protected area as well as quash the Environmental Clearance (EC) granted to the Respondents (Uttam Steels & Associates and Shiv Nadar University) developers of different projects in the region.
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Social Action for Forest & Environment (SAFE) Vs. Union of India & Others dated 26/08/2014 regarding construction of a wall in Rajaji National Park which would prima facie obstruct the Elephant Corridor along the Song river.