Bruised big cat MDT-23 to be assessed

“He is anaemic and weak. We need at least 4-7 days to make a complete assessment. There is an old injury in the lower abdomen between the thighs.

17 Oct 2021

Dire need for advanced rescue, rehab centres for wild animals

Though the State Forest Department tranquilised and captured the Masinagudi tiger, the lack of a sophisticated wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centre in the vicinity was sorely felt.

16 Oct 2021

A feast of gratitude to DMK for stalling Kattupalli port expansion

On the menu are ulpathi meen kuzhambu, aathu nandu masala, sundavaitha vaalai meen, mattiyan meen varuval, eral puttu etc.,” he said. 

16 Oct 2021

After CMRL, Metro Water wants piece of forest land

Plan to fetch water for 9L people; number of trees to be cut unknown

14 Oct 2021

Samples drawn from estuary after fish kill report

A TNPCB official claimed there were no industries nearby to discharge trade effluent into the Kovalam estuary.

12 Oct 2021

A stone’s throw off Blue Flag beach, Kovalam estuary turns fish grave

Thousands of fish, mostly juveniles, have choked to death in the past one month at Kovalam estuary, about 30 km south of Chennai, due to an increase in pollution load.

10 Oct 2021

Ennore region faces new flood threat

Several roads laid to erect transmission towers eat into Kosasthalaiyar backwaters

09 Oct 2021

Cauvery river heavy on contaminants: IIT-Madras study

Although several studies in the past have shown the deteriorating quality of Cauvery water, this is the first time a study has quantified the concentration of pharma contaminants.

08 Oct 2021

DMK urges PM Modi to cancel clearance granted to store spent nuclear fuel at Kudankulam

In a detailed letter, senior Lok Sabha member TR Baalu said storing of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) at the nuclear plant site will be an utmost hazard to the people and environment

07 Oct 2021

Capture alive tiger that allegedly killed four, Madras High Court orders forest officials

The Chief Justice observed that the tiger may not be a man-eater and only few tigers, approximately 3,000, are left in the wild, so all steps need to be taken for their safety

06 Oct 2021

Tamil Nadu well placed for transition to green energy, may retire ageing coal plants

Currently, TN contributes 16% to India’s total installed grid capacity connected to renewables. Overall, the state has 42% renewable energy installed capacity of its total energy mix.

05 Oct 2021

Not enough evidence to call Gudalur tiger a man-eater

This document gives guidelines as to what is to be done to declare an animal as “man-eater”.

02 Oct 2021

TN's top wildlife official issues orders to hunt 'T23' tiger after its latest human kill

Officials told The New Indian Express that the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has been briefed about the situation on the ground and how the tiger has become a threat to human safety

01 Oct 2021

New ash pipeline violates CRZ rules, says NGT report

The pipeline cutting across Kosasthalaiyar river hampers livelihoods

30 Sep 2021

TN team asks Centre to drop neutrino observatory project

Amid pressure from Union govt, TN cites proximity of tiger corridor and Western Ghats’ ecological fragility as reasons for its stance

29 Sep 2021