A Wildlife Haven- Singanallur Lake

Lake Profile Claimed to be one among the nine big lakes in the city of Coimbatore, this lake has an area of nearly 1.15 sq. km. It is fed by the Noyyal river and provides an asylum for various species of migratory birds, reptiles, and fish. Once heavily polluted with plastic and sewage, the conditionContinue reading “A Wildlife Haven- Singanallur Lake”

Velrampet Lake – A Ressurection

“The revival and transformation of the lake was a model of good governance and symbol of the strength of collective working. It is a dream come true and will benefit the people of the area.” – Kiran Bedi This 165-acre lake found on the outskirts of Puducherry survived our times, unlike many others which makesContinue reading “Velrampet Lake – A Ressurection”

Thazhambur Lake – A story

‘A lake carries you into the recesses of a feeling otherwise impenetrable’- William Wordworth Thazhambur, a small village 24 km to the south of Chennai, belonging to the Kanchipuram district, is home to a lake of the same name. Perhaps this village derives its appellation from the fragrant flower ‘thazhampoo’ or the screw pine (asContinue reading “Thazhambur Lake – A story”

Nanmangalam Lake – Chennai

The Nanmangalam Lake in South Chennai is a pristine habitat with its sources from the upstream tropical evergreen forest. The lake is today being abused with non-degradable trash. A citizen movement over the last 4 years is focussing on cleaning up and reviving this water body. Environmentalist Foundation of India (E.F.I) has been volunteering towardsContinue reading “Nanmangalam Lake – Chennai”

Chennai’s Madambakkam Lake

A sprawling flat water body in South Chennai, the Madambakkam Lake is battling all urban troubles to give you and me freshwater. Volunteer for the Madambakkam Lake with E.F.I, together let us conserve this freshwater body for our Future. மாடம்பாக்கம் ஏரி, சென்னையின் முக்கிய நீர் அடையாளங்களில் ஒன்று. நகரமயமாக்கலின் ஒவ்வொரு அடியையும் தாங்கிக்கொண்டு தமக்கு தொடர்ந்து நீர் தரும் ஒருContinue reading “Chennai’s Madambakkam Lake”

Coimbatore’s Lakes – Kolarampathy Lake

Environmentalist Foundation of India (E.F.I) along with the Covai Post presents to you a series of short videos on Coimbatore’s Lakes. Join us in understanding our lakes better. When we know our lakes better, we conserve them effectively. Volunteer for Coimbatore’s Environment with E.F.I. Jai Hind.   Contact: Sanjay Prasad, EFI Coimbatore Ph: 97873 02646Continue reading “Coimbatore’s Lakes – Kolarampathy Lake”