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About 23 results for "gulf of mannar"

Warm waters bleach coral reefs in south

Climate change is fast eroding the protective coral reef along the shoreline in Gulf of Mannar Times of India, 2 weeks ago
Gujarat reefs get a helping hand from Mannar Economic Times, 1 month ago

Clarion call to conserve Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve

Seminar highlights resources such as whales, dugong and sharks
 The Hindu3 weeks ago “Conserve Gulf of Mannar Bio-sphere Reserve”  The Hindu3 weeks ago

Algal death traps

One day in 2008 a strange wave washed in at Mandapam in the Gulf of Mannar, Tamil Nadu. In sharp contrast to the azure blue of the coral-filled waters of the Marine National Park, this wave was reported to be orange. This harbinger of death was not a result ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Seaweed collector wins environment award

M Lakshmi (46) was hardly seven years old when she took her maiden boat ride to the islands in the Gulf of Mannar to collect seaweed and has come a long way to win the prestigious Seacology Prize a...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Financial Express


Situated in the Gulf of Mannar, is an island situated at the tip of the Indian peninsula. This town is an important pilgrim centre as according to Hindu mythology, this is the place from where Lord Rama built a bridge across the sea to Lanka to ...
 Financial Express1 month ago

Navy, CG heighten security in Palk Bay, Gulf of Mannar

Comment · print · T T T+· T- A high alert has been sounded along the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast in view of the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and other leaders to Rameswaram on Thursday ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
Times of India

Jayalalithaa seeks Modi's help to secure release of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to secure the release of 28 Tamil Nadu fishermen who were apprehended by the Sri Lankan navy in the recent past. The latest incident of ...
 Times of India6 days ago
Financial Express


Known as the only land border between India and Srilanka, is the southernmost tip of Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu. A ghost town today, it was abandoned in 1964 after a devastating cyclone destroyed the area. One of the most famous attractions here is ...
 Financial Express4 weeks ago
The Hindu

A reference repository for marine algae

Comment · print · T T T+· T- It stocks 5,000 specimens of 280 seaweed species The National Centre for Seaweed Herbarium at Marine Algal Research Station (MARS) here has earned the distinction of becoming an internationally acclaimed ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Ceylon Today

Saving our dugongs

By Risidra Mendis Ceylon Today Features A conservation project to protect the dugongs from a high risk of extinction in the future will commence in September 2015 with the support of a group of environmental organizations, despite the fact that ...
 Ceylon Today1 month ago
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