The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) is turning to ‘sun power’ in Thiruvananthapuram.

The Forest Department has resumed mass translocation of the simian population from various parts of Wayanad to remote forests in the wake of complaints of monkey menace.

As a new challenge to health scenario of Kerala, an outbreak of Kyasanur Forest Disease was reported from Wayanad and Malappuram districts of Kerala, India from January to March 2015. A study on tick vectors of Wayanad district confirmed the presence of larval and nymphal Haemaphysalis spinigera, the chief vector of KFD in the forest pastures of Pulppally area. But in other sites viz Kalpetta and Mananthavady its prevalence was found to be low. Presence of tick species like Haemaphysalis bispinosa, Haemaphysalis spinigera, Amblyomma integrum. and Boophilus(Rhipicephalus) annulatus.

Restrictions on constructions in Wayanad district

KOZHIKODE: The Union government decision to ban multi-dose vials of painkiller drug diclofenac has sparked fresh hopes for the survival of three critically-endangered vulture species in the state,

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zonal Bench, Chennai) in the matter of K. Savad Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 31/08/2015 regarding construction activities in Kodancheri and Nellipoyil Villages among others in Kozhikode District, Kerala which are within the purview of Ecologically Fragile Land (EFL) as per the reports of Prof. Madhav Gadgil and Dr. Kasthuri Rangan Committees submitted to the Government of India and the same was notified on 13-11-2013.

After imposing curbs on construction of highrises in the environmentally fragile hill district, the Wayanad district administration is moving ahead with its proactive conservation agenda.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Living near the borders of forest areas is increasingly becoming more dangerous than ever before.

A district council meeting of the Kerala Forest Protective Staff Association (KFPSA) held here on Tuesday expressed concern over the increasing human-wildlife conflict in Wayanad district.

KOZHIKODE: The fisheries department is planning a novel move to tackle the malnutrition problem ailing tribal colonies in Wayanad.