As night falls, women in Chempakaraman beach on the Pulluvila coastal belt in Thiruvananthapuram step out of their safe abode and leave for the open fields. The barking of stray dogs send a chill down their spine but still, these women brave the odds and venture into the darkness as it is an urgency.
NGT turns down clearance to Cuddalore thermal plant because of threat to mangroves
The fisherfolk in Kerala have their own distinctive culture and share a special relationship with the sea and the environment. Although they are an important community in the system, they have remained neglected despite the higher socio-economic progress of the state as a whole.
Shantamma woke up one morning with a high fever. She also had a sudden pain at the back of her eyes and severe joint pain. She had been finding it very difficult to move around and go on with her daily routine. And it was quite a tedious routine, which began at 5 a.m. She was a house maid and worked at multiple houses every day.
Call for abstracts - International conference on Ecosystem Conservation, Climate Change and Sustainable Development (ECOCASD 2013), University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram , October 3-5, 2013Posted on 04 Aug, 2013 05:16 PM
Department of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, University of Kerala
Theme of the conference
Pallichal panchayat in Thiruvananthapuram is one of its best performing panchayats. It has received a number of awards for achieving high literacy levels, keeping up good sanitation practices and for implementing a number of agricultural and irrigation initiatives.
Karamana, the pride of Thiruvananthapuram and an important source of drinking water for the city, is now dreaded and diseased. Parts of the river have been closed to residents now because they are so polluted. What was once a thriving river is now being used as a garbage dump. I decided to trace the path of the river to see how bad the damage really was.
Call for papers for the Young Scientist Award- The Kerala Environment Congress - Organised by the Centre for Environment and Development, Thiruvananthapuram, , August 12-14, 2013Posted on 27 May, 2013 04:49 PM
About the workshop
A fluttering butterfly or a dashing cheetah immediately bring vivid images to mind. Does the image of a plant stir us as much? Are we as fascinated watching a flower bloom? Probably not. Maybe that’s why there is such a large focus on endangered animals and birds and not so much on plant species that are dying out.