Mounting threats

8 April 2021 5:40 PM GMT
An integrated coastal management plan is the need of the hour for effective management of coral reefs

Livelihood at stake

30 Oct 2019 2:13 PM GMT
A recent algal bloom in the Gulf of Mannar due to pollution highlights how fragile our coral reefs are and how they affect livelihoods

The death of a river

11 Jun 2019 3:00 PM GMT
Once a cherished waterbody celebrated in early literature, the existence of River Cauvery today is being threatened with water scarcity as conflicting...

Managing mangroves

25 April 2019 4:39 PM GMT
40 per cent of mangrove forests in West Coast of India have been converted into farmlands and housing colonies over the last three decades

Securing halophytes

27 March 2019 4:19 PM GMT
These salt-tolerant florae establish mangroves, provide nutrition, and even mitigate climate change

Keeping elephants off the tracks

18 Feb 2019 2:16 PM GMT
Authorities can initiate a number of measures to reduce elephant deaths on rail tracks

Jallikattu emerges as saviour

22 Jan 2019 2:30 PM GMT
Since the ban on Jallikattu was removed in 2017, the indigenous Pulikulam breed of cattle has witnessed a gracious revival with more breeders now...

Conserving India's coastal zones

20 Jan 2019 2:50 PM GMT
If regulations listed in the CRZ Notification are implemented properly, coastal zones and fragile ecosystems can be safeguarded against encroachments

Forests in danger

3 Jan 2019 3:39 PM GMT
Amendments to Tamil Nadu’s Forest Act will jeopardise the region’s flora and fauna

Innovation for environment

18 Nov 2018 5:00 PM GMT
Tamil Nadu has been uniquely trying out ways to plant seeds of various tree species to make waste and barren areas greener

Bolstering the ecological paradigm

24 Oct 2018 4:20 PM GMT
Numerous efforts are being made to turn Andhra Pradesh’s remote and coastal district green, and also empower tribals in the process

A weed and a tale

20 May 2018 6:56 PM GMT
In the forests of Kanyakumari, an invasive species has been proliferating since the 1960s. It is time to remove it altogether
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