The Eravikulam National Park was found to have the highest number of Nilgiri tahrs
Speaking at a protest meet against the CPM-led Kerala government's ambitious SilverLine semi high speed rail corridor project, Patkar said what the state needed was development not destruction.
In the latest notification on December 31, 2021, the Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change amended the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986, extending the deadline to notify the new rules till June 30, 2022, due to the Covid pandemic.
Declaring the Western Ghats as an ecologically sensitive zone would adversely affect the livelihood of the people in the region, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai said.
The Centre is likely to consider Kerala's demand to exclude 1,337.24 square kilometres more from the Ecologically Sensitive Area (ESA) in the Western Ghats.
A total of 181 species of Odonates, including 68 Western Ghats endemics, belonging to 87 genera under two suborders and 14 families were recorded from the geographical boundary of Kerala.
The setting is purely idyllic with milky waterfalls stuttering down the rocks and the rainbow spreading its hues in the spray of water.
Directed by Shino Cherian and Vipin A Davis, this documentary has already been selected for a number of international film festivals.
A trip to the picturesque hill station of Munnar in Kerala will be complete only after a trekking spree at the pristine Meesapulimala Peak.
Along with the European-style coaches, it’s also taking this route for the first time and offers passengers a golden opportunity to feast on the glorious scenery while travelling through the Mumbai-Goa route.