Kerala government is in a fix with the National Human Rights Commission issuing notice to the State government for non-payment of adequate compensation to victims of pesticide endosulfan in Kasarag

The wild elephant population in the Kerala forests has remained stable and healthy between 2007 and 2010, according the 2010 wild elephant census results received by the Forest Department this week

The Forest Department of Kerala has just completed the first-ever ornithological survey for the Malabar region recording 341 species of birds.

The Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary authorities are getting ready to launch new eco tourism projects to conserve the sanctuary effectively.

Campaign launched to bridge gap in coverage of immunisation programme

Use of chemical pesticides in plantations in the Western Ghats might have wiped out a few endemic odonate species including damselflies and dragonflies, fear experts.

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Monday expressed dissatisfaction over the delay on the part of the state government in acquiring the 14 acres of land in Krishnagiri, Wayanad, which is under the possession of M V Sreyamskumar MLA.

The weaknesses include inadequate trained and competent staff in the tiger reserves, disturbance due to human settlements inside the reserves and fringes, exotic plantations, invasive species, increasing human – wildlife conflict in certain pockets and some corridors still falling outside the tiger reserves.

Slight increase in infant mortality rate
A Keralite, on an average, has the life span of a U.S. citizen as the State ranks high in all health indicators compared to other States in the country. But the declining child sex ratio shows the State in bad light despite the fairly good overall sex ratio, United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) consultant for Kerala and Tamil Nadu N.S.

Bombay Natural History Society has conducted the survey in wildlife sanctuaries in and around the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
A field survey on the vulture population in the wildlife sanctuaries in the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve and adjacent sanctuaries, conducted by the Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS), has found that the number of these bird species is declining at an alarming rate in the reg