Affidavit filed by the Mulanthuruthy Grama Panchayat, Ernakulam district, Kerala on pollution of Konothupuzha river which branches out as a tributary of the Thripunithura-Chambakkara Canal and joins the Vembanad lake. The Konothupuzha river traverses through a short distance of the Mulathuruthy Grama Panchayat.

Charge of violating Coastal Regulation Zone provisions is incorrect, asserts CPT Chief Engineer

Climate change could aggravate threats posed by land use changes

State lacks proper and scientific demarcation of wetlands

The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests, present this Two Hundred Seventieth Report on "Environmental issues of Kerala in General and Kochi/Ernakulam in particular".

Two big-ticket development projects, mooted by Cochin Port Trust and BPCL-Kochi Refinery, have secured Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance.

As many as 37 hotspots of pollution along the Pampa will be monitored for water quality, under the Save Pampa, Save Vembanad campaign taken up by the Centre for Water Resources Development and Mana

Allegation that boats seized are returned after a few days

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.

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Concerned with the rapid depletion of biodiversity, especially that of marine life and avians, the state wildlife board has put forward a resolution to conserve the biodiversity of wetlands that li