The Hydrographic Survey wing will submit the last phase survey results on Vembanad Lake soon.Once completed, the survey will be the basis of the project to clear the waterways of Vembanad Lake. This will be a pilot project, a part of the Chief Minister’s 100-day programme, for further projects to clear waterways and ensure safety of vessels plying on them.

‘Kuttanad package is directionless'

Efforts to rejuvenate the avian population of central Kerala by providing artificial nests, feed, and improving bird habitats

Conservationists are trying all the tricks up their sleeves to rejuvenate the avian population of central Kerala by providing artificial nests, feed, and improving the bird habitats.

Artificial hideouts for barn owls, pigeon holes atop tall buildings, protection of de

Pilot project prior to a programme for four rivers
Rs.90-crore conservation project for Vembanad Lake
Rs.15 crore set apart to replaceold water pumps
PATHANAMTHITTA: Water Resources Minister P.J. Joseph said here on Monday that the State government would implement a comprehensive model project to protect the Pampa and its banks in a time-bound manner.


Water in the Vembanad lake and Pampa river turns saline
ALAPPUZHA: Even as the threat of floods that loomed over the water-logged Kuttanad seems to have receded, the people are now up against another recurrent scourge.

Rs.3,500-crore full package to be implemented in 3 years Comprehensive plan to clean up Vembanad Lake New high-yielding rice variety developed THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The government will earmark Rs.1,000 crore for the Kuttanad Package in the revised Budget for the current year. It will also chart out a comprehensive plan to clean up the polluted Vembanad Lake.

KANNUR: Kattampally wetland area in Kannur district, known for its migratory bird sanctuary, is likely to be included in the Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance.

This study is a humble attempt to project the evolving environmental crisis faced by the people of the most advanced urban city, Cochin, of the state of Kerala.

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KOCHI: Here is an initiative from the Centre to protect the biodiversity cover in the state.

Two places in the state - Vembanad and Kannur - are among the 38 spots identified by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) across the country to launch its scheme for conservation and management of mangrove.

Under the Centrally sponsored scheme by the MoEF to plant, conserve