SV Krishna Chaitanya

Irula Padma Shri awardees in TN caught in trap 

One of the two awardees, Masi Sadaiyan (45), earns just Rs 2,000 to Rs 4,000 per month for risking his life in catching deadly snakes for venom extraction.

23 hours ago

TN centre to conserve, save turtles

Chief wildlife warden Srinivas R Reddy said the department doesn’t maintain a record of the number of injured turtles.

22 Jan 2023

TN govt throws lifeline to five animal welfare organisations

Tamil Nadu was the first state in the country to make a budgetary allocation to support animal welfare organisations.

17 Jan 2023

Bhogi festival leaves TN choking

The neighboring Chengalpattu district recorded ‘poor’ air quality with AQI increasing to 217.

15 Jan 2023

Ahead of Bhogi, AQI worsens, yellow alert issued in Chennai

The officials said multiple monitoring teams have been formed to ensure the burning of waste materials such as old rubber products, plastics, tyres, tubes, etc. is stopped.

14 Jan 2023

Three from TN cut across waves of struggles to earn world surfing games berth

For the first time, India is set to send a team to compete at World Surfing Games.

13 Jan 2023

423 km of TN coastline eroding, says report

Shoreline changes assessment shows that anti-erosion structures like groynes, seawalls, breakwaters not working

11 Jan 2023

ISRO to undertake anti-erosion measures

Accordingly, a detailed Integrated Management Plan was readied and submitted.

08 Jan 2023

1,783 trees may be axed for Tiruvallur highway 

 About 3.4 hectares in Thirumalairajupetti and 10.6 hectares of land in Nediyam reserve forest region would be diverted for the purpose.

06 Jan 2023

Panel bats for CRZ nod to dredge 176 acres of Adyar 

Project aims to increase river’s water holding and carrying capacity

02 Jan 2023

Tamil Nadu goes wild in protecting flora & fauna

For Supriya Sahu, additional chief secretary to government in environment, forests and climate change department, notifying protected areas is only half-job done.

31 Dec 2022

Karunanidhi pen memorial: Public hearing on January 31

An executive summary of the project, in English and Tamil, has been uploaded on TNPCB website.

31 Dec 2022

TN launches Rs 25 crore project to protect Nilgiri Tahr, revive habitat

With a budgetary outlay of Rs 25.14 crore, the five-year initiative will set up a dedicated team headed by a project director  to deal with the conservation of the species.

29 Dec 2022

Alien mussel species invade Ennore wetlands, fishers’ livelihood on line in Tamil Nadu

Residents blame pollution & Vardah for spread; TN says study will be commissioned soon

28 Dec 2022

For climate resilience, Tamil Nadu to revive 1.26 L hectares of degraded forest 

As per official information shared with TNIE, the state has 5.65 lakh hectares of degraded forest, of which close to 2 lakh hectares is in the Western Ghats.

27 Dec 2022