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Clean Air Summit to discuss solutions to air pollution 22.8.2019 Citizen Matters
At ICAS 2019, scientists and policymakers from across the country will deliberate on strategies to reduce air pollution. You can attend panel discussions and trainings at the event
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Vasanth Nagar citizens survey 439 streetlights; get BBMP to fix missing and defective lights 21.8.2019 Citizen Matters
When Vasanth Nagar residents couldn't get BBMP to fix damaged and missing streetlights in their neighbourhood, they undertook a 'streetlight survey'. Armed with solid data, they've got BBMP to start works. Around half the defective streetlights here have already been fixed
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Why Koramangala looks like a war zone: Five ongoing projects in 4 sq km 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With five major infrastructure projects, and several smaller ones, Koramangala resembles a massive construction site these days. Neither the hapless residents nor the authorities are clear about the details of these projects, or why they are needed at all
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Volunteering is cool: How Bengaluru’s youth are helping out orphanages, cleaning black spots, and more 13.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Are Bengaluru's youth disconnected from social realities? Here is a look at the city's young volunteers that prove they aren't. From serving others to saving the planet, there's much these volunteers are trying to do
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Here’s how you can donate food in Bengaluru 12.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
If you want to help feed the hungry in Bengaluru, you have several options - asking volunteer networks to pick up excess food, donating dry rations to an organisation, or even becoming a volunteer yourself.
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As Bengaluru loses land to concrete, a small initiative wants to remind the city of its green past 10.8.2019 Scroll.in
Started by artist Suresh Kumar, Sarjapura Curries is trying to re-popularise seasonal food and local edible weeds.
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Thirsty city tantrums: How Bengaluru’s thirst for water is felt 400 km away 9.8.2019 Citizen Matters
To satiate Bengaluru's unending thirst, water has been diverted from many rivers, including those from the Western Ghats. But these projects are starving local populations of water, and destroying ecosystems
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‘Peeda’: What urban villagers in Noida claim to have got in return for the lands they gave up 3.8.2019 Citizen Matters
A team of researchers met villagers and activists engaged in anindefinite dharna at the marble market site in Noida’s Sector 48. Here are the stories that the protesters shared as they explained their anger and grief.
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Handbags from milk cartons, plants in coconut shells, and more at Second to None sale 31.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru generates thousands of tonnes of waste everyday, but we can reduce it substantially by using recycled or repurposed products. Here is an account of some interesting recycled products that were sold at an event organised by the volunteer group Second To None, last Saturday
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Tiger number in State goes up to 190 30.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Tiger number in State goes up to 190
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How an unexpected crash in sardine stocks pushed India to regulate the fishing industry 25.7.2019 Scroll.in
The sudden sense of responsibility didn’t just arise from an emergency. Seafood exporters have to increasingly fulfil responsible-sourcing requirements.
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In India, can private forests be the answer to deforestation, wildlife loss and pollution? 23.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
More trees are always welcome. But are private forests really a win-win situation?
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Beer vs water: Bengaluru’s microbreweries in a time of water shortage 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
It takes seven litres of water to brew just a litre of beer! But as the city struggles with a water crisis, Bengaluru's craft microbreweries are finding ways to cut down their water use
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Elephants in India are changing their behaviour to cope with large-scale deforestation 13.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Young male elephants, which are typically solitary, are forming long-term, all-male herds to learn the ropes on how to avoid getting killed by humans.
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CPWD has emerged as a market leader in sustainable infrastructure development & adoption of green technologies: Hardeep S Puri 12.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State(I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs, while recognizing the crucial role played by CPWD ever since its formation in July 1854 in constructing infrastructure essential to the growth of the country, stated that CPWD has emerged as a market leader in sustainable infrastructure development and adoption of green technologies.
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Emissions, tree loss, heat island effect: What the govt did not address before clearing the Elevated Corridors project 10.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
This is a project 15 times bigger than the Steel Flyover, yet got cleared. What did the Karnataka government not address in the Environmental Impact Assessment of the elevated corridors project?
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Bengaluru Buzz: Fine on garbage rule violators? | Plans to identify school dropouts | Varsity focus on green education…and more 6.7.2019 Citizen Matters
What's likely to come up in the state-level SWM Policy being prepared by the Urban Development Department? How can we ascertain the level of school dropouts in the city more accurately? What do street vendors want from the BBMP? This and more in our weekly news round-up
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Elevated corridors: Environment Clearance was issued in just two weeks 22.6.2019 Citizen Matters
The EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) report of elevated corridors spans 345 pages, but it took authorities just two weeks to approve it and issue Environment Clearance to the project. This is despite the EIA avoiding a detailed study of many environmental impacts
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Meeting on alternative means of livelihood 19.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meeting on alternative means of livelihood
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In India, insects are slowly disappearing – and that is a cause for worry 12.6.2019 Scroll.in
Urbanisation and pollution have wreaked havoc on insect populations.
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