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Beehive fence to ward off jumbos

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 17:57

After solar fences and trenches, Kerala Forest Department is experimenting with beehives to deter wild elephants from straying into farms in human settlements close to forests.

Survey on house sparrows begins

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 19:14

Kerala Forest Department and the Writers and Nature Lovers` Forum launched a two-day survey to document the status of house sparrows here.

7,000 wild elephants and 100 tigers in Kerala forest

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 19:20

Kerala has about 7,000 wild elephants and 100 tigers as per the latest survey on the animal population in the forests, State Forest Minister Thiruvanchoor Radhakrishnan said here today.

4400 hectare forest land still with encroachers

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013, 16:29

A total of 4400 hectares of forest land in Kerala is still in the hands of encroachers, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told the Assembly today.

Kerala forest minister quits over charges of domestic violence

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 02, 2013, 08:41

Facing charges of domestic violence slapped by his wife, Kerala Forest Minister KB Ganesh Kumar resigned from the Congress-led UDF ministry late Monday night.

Four elephants found dead in Kerala forest

Last Updated: Friday, August 19, 2011, 20:03

Carcasses of four elephants were found in Gavi forests in the Ranni Division of Pathanamthitta district on Friday, forest department sources said.