Eastern Coastal Plains

Rising sea temperatures pose a threat to coral reefs
Study analysing data of sea surface temperatures since 1982 finds that three mass bleaching events impacted five major Indian coral reefs. priyad posted 1 year 2 months ago
Image used for representational purposes only. Image source: Wikimedia Commons
Asia is at high risk of flooding: Report
News this week Swati Bansal posted 3 years 4 months ago
A woman wades through a flooded road. (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Every day is a dry day in Kovaipudur
While Kovaipudur is finding it difficult to survive another season with no groundwater and an indifferent government, the solution is in harvesting every drop of rain it gets. arathi posted 3 years 5 months ago
Rainwater harvesting is the way to go in water scarce regions. (Source: IWP Flickr)
No fish in water, fishermen at sea
A film on the decline of traditional, sustainable way of fishing puts forth pertinent questions on the future of the marine life and the fishermen who are dependent on it. Manu Moudgil posted 4 years 2 months ago
Fishers of Palk Bay out for a catch. Image by: Umeed Mistry
Monsoon 2015: Chinks in Chennai's infrastructure exposed
Yet to recover from the torrential lashing, the low-lying city of Chennai is slowly piecing its life back together. How ironic for a state that was a pioneer in rainwater harvesting. seetha@indiawa… posted 5 years ago
Flooded streets in Chennai
"Ultra Mega Power" to destroy!
The film 'Kaayal Kadhaigal' meaning 'stories from the lagoon', shows how Cheyyur's flourishing fishing and agricultural practices, could soon end due to an upcoming coal power plant. Divya N posted 6 years 2 months ago
One of Cheyyur's productive lagoons
Plastic bags don't just pollute, they kill!
The Olive Ridley sea turtle, which has been in existence for millions of years, has now become a critically endangered species because of increased coastal development and human activity. Divya N posted 6 years 2 months ago
Hatchlings ready for safe release into the sea
Mumbai to get India's longest 'water metro' - Updates from the Resource and Information Network for the Coasts' March 2013 newsletter
This article presents the highlights of the TRINet newsletter Sumathi Sivam posted 7 years 9 months ago
Impact report of watershed development programme in Ayyannapalem village of Guntur district in Andhra Pradesh
We are very glad to bring to the notice of the Watershed Development Fund (WDF) that the Ayyannapalem watershed Capacity Building Phase (CBP) activities are successfully implemented and it has reached the stage of Feasibility Study Report (FSR) proposal. According to the field conditions, the Ayyannapalem watershed is highly suitable for watershed implementation and there are deep gullies and high level hillocks that exist in the villages. Farmers' co-operation is also very encouraging and we could complete the watershed activities within the specified period. chandrasheakar posted 8 years 8 months ago
Peace by peace cotton project' is bucking the trend in chemical farming to revive cotton fields in Odisha
An apt quote by the celebrated English author underlines the importance of agriculture to a nation. But it is a tragedy that the very occupation that feeds a nation should come to a predicament in an agricultural country such as India. chandrasekharnemani posted 8 years 8 months ago