The Kottooli wetlands is the largest eco-patch in the Kozhikode city limits. It is interlinked with the man-made Canoly Canal which receives tidal influx from the Kallai and Korapuzha estuaries. The wetland system has been subjected to degradation and loss of biodiversity owing to reclamation, pollution and human intervention, the CWRDM action plan highlights. It comes under the CRZ Regulation Zone I of CRZ Notification. (Source: Wikipedia)
Sign boards in the middle of the wetland
There are illegal advertisement boards that are fixed which pose great threat to the wetlands here. Such threats should be removed and the wetlands should be allowed to breathe.