Uncontrolled quarrying and unhealthy tourism blend with environmental disruption by the common people and so called development is slowly making this place an arid dry plateau. Wayanad is one of the two Districts of Kerala along the western ghats thickly packed with shallow valleys at 400 MASL and high peaks rising to 2300 MASL with more than 50 % of land under forest cover.
More than nine lakes around the city of Coimbatore strive the challenge of survival inside the fast expanding city. The periodical visitors, Spot Billed Pelicans and Strokes are losing their monsoon residency.
During my one day visit to a new tourist destination near Ooty (TN,IND) I felt so sad to see the impact on environment due to the growing number of tourists. The whole viewpoint was dirty with plastics and broken beer bottles scattered around, render
The little mining town, about 50 Kms, east of Bangalore, was once the pride of the erstwhile Mysore state, and India. This gold mine produced a sizable amount of gold during the days of the British Raj and employed nationals from Britain, Italy, Ger