The Tamil Nadu fisheries department began construction of two fish landing centres (FLC) at the environmentally sensitive Pulicat Lake Sanctuary without getting proper clearances, violating the Wil

At a time when Goa and some other states are locked in legal battles in the Supreme Court to reduce the buffer zone around reserved forests and eco-sensitive areas from 10 to one kilometres, Enviro

This draft notification issued by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) on 3 Jan 2014, declares an area of 2 kms from north to south all along the western boundary of the Pulicat Bird Sanctuary in the State of Andhra Pradesh as an eco-sensitive zone.

THE Madras High Court has restrained the authorities concerned from preventing fishermen in Ennore and Pulicat areas from carrying on fishing activities during the on fishing activities during the launch of rockets.

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Feb. 25: The state government

Nellore, Dec. 19: The number of migratory birds arriving in the Nelapattu bird sanctuary has come down in the recent past because of the decline of biodiversity in the Pulicat Lake. The birds are drawn to these sanctuaries mainly because the Pulicat Lake used to be an inexhaustible source of food.

the health of hundreds of women who live off the Pulicat Lake, a bird sanctuary on Chennai's northern outskirts, have been severely affected due to pollution of the lake by industrial and