It will be lifted on May 30
RAMANATHAPURAM: The 45-day annual ban on fishing begun on Friday in different coastal parts of the State.

Almost all 700 mechanised boats at Rameswaram were anchored at the fishing harbour. Similarly, boats at Mandapam and Pamban also did not venture into the sea.

RAMANATHAPURAM: Mystery shrouds the death of birds, including Pelicans, an endangered migratory species, at Sakkarakottai tank here.

Forest officials of Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park (GMMNP), ornithologists and veterinarians visited the spot on Sunday based on information that some birds were found dead in the tank.

As many as 10 Olive Ridley turtles have been hatched at Mandapam near here.

The first of the 107 eggs, which were collected and kept in a natural environment on January 5 by the Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park (GMMNP) officials, hatched at 5.45 a.m. on Tuesday.

Shekar Kumar Niraj, Conservator of Forests, Virudhunagar Nagar, has urged the terrestrial forest officials to study more on marine wealth including those prohibited under the Wildlife Protection Act 1975.

He was leading a team of forest officials of three districts including Tirunelveli and Virudhunagar and a group of members of Non Government Organisations to Kurusadai island, one of the 21 un


The State government has declared the waterspread area of Therthangal tank, about 15 km from here on Nainarkoil Road, a bird sanctuary as it attracts a large number of migratory birds every year.

The Government Order was issued by the State Ministry of Environment and Forest on December 15 last year.

According to the G.O. signed by Secretary V.

Between Parthibanur regulator and Big Tank

RAMANATHAPURAM: The Lower Vaigai Basin Division, Public Works Department, Water Resources Organisation, has submitted a proposal to the State Government to construct 3 check dams across the Vaigai between Parthibanur regulator and Big Tank in Ramanathapuram and rehabilitation of 146 system tanks in order to prevent water draining into the sea during ra

Awareness rally on Rajarajan 1,000 technique flagged off

Overview:Collector T.N. Hariharan (left), inspecting the paddy transplantation being

RAMANATHAPURAM: As many as 6,000 hectares will be brought under the

CHENNAI: A sea level rise by even one metre in 2050 will have a serious impact on infrastructure, wetlands and lands along the Tamil Nadu coast line, says a study by the Centre for Development Finance.

The report concentrated on the impact of sea level rise as a result of climate change and financial implications of sea level rise on existing and proposed infrastructure along the coast.

Tamil Nadu has a coastline that is 1,076 km long, and most of the vital installations and infrastructure, are located along the coast, not to mention the mangroves.