Study reveals Kerala tops in coastal erosion 41% of the coastal belt of Kerala is reclaimed and only 21% is recovered. The study was carried out by the Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate Change. The waves in the Arabian Sea are causing major erosion along the Kerala coast.
Thiruvananthapuram has the most erosion in the coastal districts of Kerala. Kollam and Ernakulam came second. The erosion is very low in Alappuzha and Thrissur districts.