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New frog species discovered in Peninsular India to help study impact of climate change  

Two new frog species discovered in Peninsular India are indicator of a healthy ecosystem and can be modeled to study the impact of climate change.

published on : 6th June 2018

Small hydropower projects disturbing the ecosystem in Western Ghats

Despite being promoted as cleaner and greener alternative, they have significant ecological impacts and cause alterations in stream geometry, water quality and freshwater fish communities.

published on : 5th June 2018

Kochi Metro Rail launch: Riding high on excitement

Although the stations of Kochi Metro, launching on June 16,  showcases the beautiful Western Ghats, the view outside the metro reflects an unclean city.

published on : 8th June 2017

Kerala Chief Minister votes to shield people's interests before electing to protect forests 

The CM was responding to a demand by Congress leader P T Thomas for a general debate on a report by WGEEP headed by Madhav Gadgil.

published on : 14th March 2017

Karnataka to file its objections against Kasturirangan report

Expressing displeasure at the Centre for issuing a notification for the implementation of the Kasturirangan report while ignoring its concerns, the Karnataka government is again set to file objections

published on : 7th March 2017

Tamil Nadu mum as Centre notifies 135 villages as eco-sensitive areas

Environmentalists have criticised the government of remaining indifferent towards the Western Ghats Ecologically Sensitive Areas (ESA) even as the Centre issues a draft notification for the third time

published on : 5th March 2017

Kasturirangan report: Kerala to approach Centre

Kerala government has written to the Centre to exclude 886.7 sq km "non-forest land" from the area demarcated as Ecologically Fragile Land under Kasturirangan report.

published on : 28th February 2017

Malabar Banded Peacock pays a visit to State

The ‘most beautiful’ butterfly in India was spotted for the first time in Tamil Nadu, on on the Western Ghats.

published on : 17th November 2016