Eastern Coastal Plains
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Bengaluru, September 24 (India Science Wire): The Indian coastline is home to an ancient and diverse coral reef system that provides natural habitat for diverse marine underwater ecosystem.
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With its pleasant climate and serene environment, Kovaipudur, a quaint township located in Coimbatore, was once known to be a haven for retired people. Kovaipudur is living out a nightmare now, one that has snowballed over the years.
What makes a good fisherman? His tools like boats and intricate nets, the ability to make deep dives or the tenacity to stand the elements? For most of the fishers, it’s about having a deep understanding of the ecosystem and the wisdom to make it work for them. The fishing community at Palk Bay is a good example for this.
Chennai has historically been a water-starved region, but never rain-starved as it receives much of its annual quota during the northeast or ‘retreating’ monsoon between October and December. But this November was like no other.
Cheyyur, a town 100 km from Chennai in Kanchipuram, has been identified as the site for a 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Plant (UMPP) by the Government of Tamil Nadu.
If one takes a walk on the coastal towns of Neelankarai and Marina in Chennai between December and April, distinct tracks in the sand will be visible from the beach till the shore. These are the unmistakeable tracks of the Olive Ridley sea turtles that nest on these beaches.
Mumbai to get India's longest 'water metro' - Updates from the Resource and Information Network for the Coasts' March 2013 newsletterPosted on 01 Mar, 2013 10:29 PM
The March edition of the TRINet has the following highlights:
Impact report of watershed development programme in Ayyannapalem village of Guntur district in Andhra PradeshPosted on 19 Mar, 2012 11:59 AM
Author : Kotikala Chandrasheakar
Name of the watershed: Ayyannapalem
Name of the Mandal: Bollapalli