User: esg Topic: Bangalore
Category: Trees
Last updated: Jul 16 2019 20:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Did your ward councillor win CfB’s Corporator No 1 Awards? 16.7.2019 Citizen Matters
This Sunday, citizens presented the 'Corporator No 1 Awards' to 51 BBMP councillors who had organised the most number of ward committee meetings. Read on to see if your corporator made it to the list
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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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On Video, Leopard Brutally Killed With Sticks, Stones By Mob In Karnataka 3.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A man-animal conflict ended with a leopard being brutally killed by a mob in a Karnataka village on Wednesday in front of forest officers. The villagers surrounded and killed the leopard with sticks...
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107-Year-Old "Mother Of Trees" Spreads The Message Of Conservation 2.7.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Saalumarada Thimmakka of Karnataka is a legend. She is 107-years-old and was awarded the Padma Shri earlier this year - an occasion where she reached out and blessed President Ram Nath Kovind. Ms...
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Indian builders woo buyers with cleaner, greener, "smart" homes 24.6.2019 Reuters: Money News
When Arkesh Mishra, 33, and his wife Anasuya scouted for a new home in India's tech hub of Bengaluru this year it was not the old real estate adage of "location, location, location" that was their main consideration - it was "peace of ...
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‘Cities and Canopies’, a book on trees in urban India, released 24.6.2019 Citizen Matters
‘Cities and Canopies' explores the science, history, culture and imaginations around trees in our cities.
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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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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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Across India, Dalits are still fighting to claim lands promised to them 9.6.2019 Scroll.in
In several states, land titles given to Dalits as part of redistribution programmes are useless because the original higher caste owners never ceded control.
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How Bengaluru’s action plan proposes to beat air pollution 8.6.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Recently, a 44-point mega action plan was drafted to tackle air pollution in Bengaluru. The plan assigns tasks to multiple government agencies, to be completed in a time frame. Read more for details of the plan
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BBMP, the misunderstood eco-warrior 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters
The real reason BBMP does not pick up calls is its concern for the environment, says the author
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Bengaluru non-profit builds play spaces from scrap 30.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As children's play spaces are shrinking, the non-profit Anthill Creations has been transforming government school playgrounds and open spaces in the city. Anthill uses scrap materials to build durable, innovative play structures
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Bengaluru Buzz: BWSSB assures water supply | Citizens protest tree felling | BBMP plans household medical waste disposal 27.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BWSSB assures continued water supply, BBMP plans scientific disposal of household biomedical waste, citizens protest decision to axe over 600 trees for Metro - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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Heavy Rain Uproot Trees In Bengaluru, Minister Monitoring Situation 27.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Heavy downpour uprooted several trees in different parts of Bengaluru on Sunday and this disrupted movement of vehicles.
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How to make a mini forest with Miyawaki method 19.5.2019 Citizen Matters
With the Miyawaki method, you can create your own forest patch in spaces as small as 30 sq ft. The plants grow rapidly into trees, and do not need any maintenance after the first three years. Here is a guide to building a forest with this method
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Planting forests in Bengaluru: Bimal Desai tells you how 15.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bimal Desai has fought for years to protect Cubbon Park and other green spaces in Bengaluru. Now he is creating forest patches across the city using the Miyawaki method. In this conversation with Citizens Live, Desai talks about his initiative, and how every Bengalurean can replicate it to make the city green and liveable again
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BMRC to acquire church land for Metro, Tree Officer says not yet 12.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The heritage All Saints Church is set to lose over 100 hundred trees and other structures to land acquisition for Metro rail. While BMRC announced that it will go ahead with the acquisition despite public protests, BBMP Tree Officer asserts that a decision can be taken only after an inspection report on tree felling, and public consultations
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Bengaluru Driver Initiates Green Drive, Maintains Mini Garden In His Bus 6.5.2019 NDTV News - South
A bus driver has found a unique way to create awareness about keeping the environment green among the commuters.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Minimise tree felling for Metro, says HC | Security upped after Lanka blasts | HC stay on elevated corridor 29.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Last week, the High Court passed orders on two major concerns of Bengalureans - the elevated corridor project, and indiscriminate tree felling for Metro rail. Read more on this, and other happenings in the city over the past week
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