Persistence of endosulfan in selected areas of Kasaragod district, Kerala. Endosulfan tragedy still haunting new born babies in Kasaragod. Kerala panel recommends epidemiological study on endosulfan impact Endosulfan had been sprayed on cashew plantations of Kasaragod several years ago, contaminating soil and water and causing serious health hazards to people in the northern district. Endosulfan had been sprayed on cashew plantations of Kasaragod several years ago, contaminating soil and water and causing serious health hazards to people in the northern district. MAIN CAUSES Endosulfan can also affect human development. • The cashew plantations belong to the state owned public sector company – Plantation Corporation of Kerala (PCK). -endosulfan and endosulfan sulphate ranged from 7.40 to 81.40, 8.50 to 0.256.1 and 55 to 95.9 g/kg respec-tively. If endosulfan sulphate is ... Kasaragod on the State Highway Cherkala –Kallakatta. endosulfan contamination. A story of suffering and tragedy in KASARAGOD 14. The toxicity of endosulfan and health issues due to its bioaccumulation came under media attention when health issues precipitated in the Kasargod District (of Kerala) were publicised. In its study, the CSE found very high levels of endosulfan residues in all the samples collected and published their report on February 28, 2001. New Environmental Impact Assessment/Study Withdrawal of company/investment: Development of alternatives: Anti-endosulfan activists protest to compensate the victims and also a total ban on the pesticide. Number of motor able roads connects the area. Periye is lying on NH 17 between The main disease that has been noticed is skin disease. Kasaragod: In a shocking incident, a 60-year-old Endosulfan victim from a panchayat in Kerala's northernmost Kasaragod district ended her life by hanging as she was allegedly unable to … To identify the exact number of endosulfan sufferers, Gowda said, the government should do a scientific study on the lines of the one in neighbouring Kasaragod district of Kerala. Endosulfan was indiscriminately sprayed in those plantations spread over 2000 hectares in Kasaragod for over a decade since the late 1970s. Endosulfan is widely used in most of the plantation crops in India. Endosulfan since 1976 in cashew plantations spread over 4500 hectares around 15 villages in Kasaragod district. By this time, the campaign against the aerial spraying of endosulfan was getting stronger and … Blood cancers, delays maturity among boys , Birth defects of the male reproductive system. 2.1 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF ENDOSULFAN Endosulfan sulphate will be present in the environment as a result of the use of endosulfan as an insecticide. AND death 13. Previous studies on the effects of endosulfan exposure in Kasaragod … • Aerial spray of Endosulfan using helicopters was recommended by Government scientific bodies to cut cost of