Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Wednesday, May 25, 2005

About Us
Contact Us
Kerala
News: Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Classifieds | Employment |

Kerala - Kollam Printer Friendly Page   Send this Article to a Friend

Environmentalists launch campaign

Staff Reporter

KOLLAM: The coordination committee of various environmental action groups has launched a study tour of those areas in the district where environmental problems exist. The committee comprises 11 environmental organisations active in the district. The study tour was launched on Monday.

Under the first phase of the tour, the committee conducted studies at the Sasthamcotta freshwater lake, bauxite mines at Poruvazhi, West Kallada course of Kallada river and the Puthur Cherupoika.

Under the second phase, the Maruti hillock, Ashtamudi Lake and pockets in the high ranges on the eastern sectors of the district will be monitored.

After studying the environmental problems in these areas, the committee will work out eco-friendly solutions for overcoming them. These solutions will then be submitted to the Chief Minister and the district authorities. The tour was led by environmentalists Thengamam Balakrishnan; R. Ganga Prasad; Odanavattom Vijayaprakash and K. Karunakaran Pillai.

Printer friendly page  
Send this article to Friends by E-Mail

Kerala

News: Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Engagements |
Advts:
Classifieds | Employment | Updates: Breaking News |


News Update


The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | Business Line | The Sportstar | Frontline | The Hindu eBooks | The Hindu Images | Home |

Copyright 2005, The Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu