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Category: Trees
Last updated: May 19 2019 16:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Protests In Bengaluru After Engineering Student Found Hanging From Tree 25.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Protests have been held in Bengaluru and North Karnataka's Raichur following the death of a young woman whose body was found hanging from a tree.
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Street art points to Bengaluru’s missing green cover 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters
A Bengaluru resident puts up an art installation in HSR Layout to bring attention to the city's rapidly depleting green cover
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As lending libraries shut down across India, a plucky chain from Kochi is holding its own 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Since it was founded by P Luiz John 40 years ago, Eloor Libraries has gone through many ups and downs. But its commitment to its members hasn’t wavered.
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Voting over in Chittoor; here’s what citizens expect elected MLAs and MPs to deliver 12.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Andhra Pradesh voted to elect their MLAs and MPs on April 11th; meanwhile, residents of Chittoor city have put together a comprehensive manifesto that speaks about the welfare schemes they would expect their chosen leaders to implement.
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Why you don’t have a say in tree felling in Bengaluru 2.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
If more than 50 trees are to be axed for any project, authorities have to consult the public first, as per law. But how do authorities manage to avoid public consultations even when they axe hundreds of trees for mega projects?
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Namma Metro: Trees axed in Whitefield, compensatory planting in Uttara Kannada. Here’s why 1.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Hundreds of trees in Bengaluru are being felled for Metro rail, but compensatory saplings are often planted outside the city, or maybe never. Officials do not keep track of the saplings or ensure their survival either
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1,131 properties to be affected by elevated corridor project 1.4.2019 Hindu: Home
Environmental impact assessment report says project needs 56.89 hectares of land
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‘Change is inevitable’ 28.3.2019 Hindu: Religion
Parimala Jaggesh says with a little bit of planning the traffic problem can be solved
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Each tree is like a child to me: Thimmakka 28.3.2019 Hindu: S & T
A day in the life of 107-year-old ‘saalumarada’ Thimmakka, who received the Padma Shri earlier this month for her legendary environmental work
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The stakes in water 27.3.2019 Hindu: S & T
Coalition for water security brings together NGOs, scholars, and concerned individuals
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How Swachh Bharat remains a poor joke in Bengaluru 26.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With elections round the corner, Modi's nationwide cleanliness campaign seems to be failing miserably in Bengaluru. What can citizens do to reclaim their clean and green spaces?
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Lower Ambalipura lake: Alive and thriving by citizen efforts 19.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Ten years back, a residents' collective got BBMP to restore the Lower Ambalipura lake. Today, the collective is setting an example of how well citizens themselves can maintain a lake
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Mindtree's Subroto Bagchi quits govt role to 'save company' 18.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Mindtree faces the risk of management change as its largest shareholder is reportedly in talks with a rival technology firm to offload his stake.
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L&T to spend up to $1 billion in hostile Mindtree takeover: report 18.3.2019 Reuters: Money News
Indian conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) will spend up to 70 billion rupees ($1.02 billion) in a hostile bid to buy IT services company Mindtree Ltd, the Times of India (TOI) reported, citing sources directly involved in the ...
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"Scrap The Tender": Bengaluru Citizens Protest Against Elevated Corridor 16.3.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Citizens of Bengaluru held a protest on Saturday against state government plans to construct a series of elevated roads.
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