Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/09/2018 regarding non-forest activities within the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Supreme Court directs CEC to look into the matter and submit a report.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M.S. Thankappan Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding developmental or constructional activities in the Periyar Tiger Reserve in Idukki District, Kerala. Court directs that any activity undertaken in Periyar Tiger Reserve shall be in accordance with law and as per the approval granted by NTCA (National Tiger Conservation Authority) for the territorial areas situated in Kerala as well as Tamil Nadu.

Last census, in 2012, had put the number of elephants at 6,177 in the State

An elephant census will be held in southern India from May 17 to May 19.

Effective management of land erosion and water and promoting organic farming are some of the key features in sustainable development and ecological protection agenda showcased in manifestos by poli

Littering of plastic waste has been a major source of environment pollution at Sabarimala, a holy abode of Lord Ayyappa situated in the Periyar Tiger Reserve particularly in the month of December a

Inclusion will affect development of pilgrim centre six-member village-level committee appointed by the State government has excluded the sacred grove (Poonkavanam) of Sabarimala and Pampa from the

The Periyar and Parambikulam tiger reserves and the Eravikulam National Park are planning to procure conservation drones to step up their conservation drive.

Tiger reserves may not be solely about conservation.

In a first of its kind exercise, India has conducted economic valuation of six of its tiger reserves and placed their value at Rs 1,49,900 crore.

For involving local people in managing the habitat

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