Conservation of Malabar Wetlands Remain a Far Cry

Stay Sought on Construction of Delhi Police Complex on Wetlands
  • In spite of the frequent alerts by various environmental organizations, on the threat being faced by the major wetlands in north Kerala, the situation remains the same with no concrete measures on the part of the local bodies or the government to address the concerns.
  • The concerns include the illegal land reclamation activities and dumping of solid and non-degradable waste in the wetland area.
  • Of the 100 wetlands, 17 important areas identified in Kozhikode, Kannur, Wayanad, Kasaragod and Malappuram districts are on the verge of extinction.