Sea erosion

Groyne construction works commence to arrest sea erosion in Mayiladuthurai's Chinnamedu

The action comes following orders passed earlier this year for its construction at the village in Sembanarkoil block.

published on : 25th October 2021

Marauding sea eats into villages, leaves residents in troubled waters

Despite the frequency and magnitude of sea erosion increasing in recent years, locals allege no steps have been taken by the district administration to counter the impending danger.

published on : 8th September 2021

To save coastline, this Kerala man roots mangroves

Murukesan T P, a fisherman from Vypeen, has been nurturing mangroves since 2014. So far, he has provided more than 80,000 saplings, reports Anu Kuruvilla 

published on : 29th August 2021

Sea erosion in Karnataka puts spoke on new coastal regulation zone norms

The meeting was held earlier this month, after which repeated surveys and discussions with local communities began.

published on : 29th August 2021

Coastal families look up to sky with worry

700-metre-long breakwater project at Poonthura drags on While state government announces packages, the latest being Rs 11,000-cr one, they remain mostly on paper

published on : 25th August 2021

Declare Kattupalli coast as high-erosion zone: Fishermen

Pulicat fishermen flag risk of habitat loss due to sea erosion, claim ports don’t undertake mandatory beach nourishment

published on : 10th July 2021

An idea to turn Chellanam around

Kufos has prepared a preliminary report after consulting stakeholders and experts with an aim to prevent further sea erosion.It suggests a T-shaped floating structure

published on : 10th July 2021

Tetrapods to prevent sea erosion in Chellanam

Tetrapods are made of concrete and they are designed in a tetrahedral shape to dissipate force of incoming waves

published on : 27th May 2021

Govt mulls over tetrapod tech to curb sea erosion

Instead of boulders, tetrapods are laid to construct groynes to prevent sea erosion

published on : 26th May 2021

Govt asked to submit plans to fight sea erosion in coastal areas

According to him, for the past 15 years, the construction and repair of the sea wall along the coast from Chellanam to Fort Kochi remains in limbo.

published on : 7th May 2021