The Union Government today informed the Kerala High Court that no farmers suicides were reported from Kerala during 2009-11.

No projects being submitted by local bodies for burning biomedical waste from local hospitals are acceptable as incineration of hazardous toxic waste is highly harmful, warn Health Department offic

Chalakudy River is yearning for a lifeline. Chalakudy River, the fifth largest river in the State, is faced with a series of risks including sand-mining, release of untreated effluents from an industrial unit and improper disposal of solid waste.

The environmental monitoring programme on water quality of the Chalakudy River Basin carried out by the Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment has brought out the challenges faced by the river.

Wind energy projects, which were on the back burner after the Suzlon related controversy over the Adivasi land issue in Attapadi, has gathered steam again in the state with the private sector INox

Kerala government is in a fix with the National Human Rights Commission issuing notice to the State government for non-payment of adequate compensation to victims of pesticide endosulfan in Kasarag

The Forest Department of Kerala has just completed the first-ever ornithological survey for the Malabar region recording 341 species of birds.

Campaign launched to bridge gap in coverage of immunisation programme

The State Forest and Wildlife Department has submitted a 10-year Tiger Conservation Plan (2011-12 to 2020-21) to the National Tiger Conservation Authority for conservation of the tigers and the biodiversity of the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve. The cost of the conservation plan is estimated at Rs.58.8 crore.

Locals want the stock to be shipped away

The Neyyattinkara municipality plans to launch a novel project to promote natural farming for the cultivation of organic vegetables.