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India’s programme to create 200 urban forests has seen no progress in four years 20.7.2020 Scroll.in
But Pune’s Warje forest and Delhi’s Aravalli park offer good models for growth.
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India’s environment ministry is in a hurry to clear 191 projects amid coronavirus crisis 7.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Activists said current conditions make it difficult for affected populations to submit objections.
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Bengaluru Water Bodies Look Cleaner, 3 Weeks Into Coronavirus Lockdown 15.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Bengaluru's water bodies have been notorious for being polluted all the time.
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PRR project delayed amidst stalemate with farmers 18.3.2020 Hindu: Cities
This, after the Supreme Court orders the BDA to redo Environment Impact Assessment
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Environmentalists urge KTCDA to cancel MoUs with corporates for lake rejuvenation 13.3.2020 Hindu: Bangalore
Activists, environmentalists and citizens urged the Karnataka Tank Conservation and Development Authority (KTCDA) to cancel the Memorandum of Understa
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No more MoUs with corporate entities for lake maintenance for now: HC 5.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Court to examine legality of such agreements already executed with a few entities
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Activists discuss climate, development 1.3.2020 Hindu: Home
‘Cultural shift to redefine values is needed’
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Isn’t looking beyond Cubbon Park a Smarter Plan? 26.2.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Authorities have come up with a Rs 40 crore plan to redevelop Cubbon Park under the smart city project. The question is whether it is prudent to splurge on an already-thriving ecosystem rather than redirect scare resources towards creating more such spaces.
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BWSSB’s workforce woefully inadequate, says Chairman Tushar Girinath 13.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Inadequate workforce and finances are affecting BWSSB's services, according to the Board's Chairman Tushar Girinath. Girinath and other experts discussed solutions to Bengaluru's water crisis at a recent panel discussion
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Concern Over New Building Plan In Bengaluru's Cubbon Park 1.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
There is fresh concern over a building planned by the High Court itself. In 2014, the Registrar General of the High Court sought permission to demolish an older building in the park close to the Court...
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Panel to explore solutions to Bengaluru’s water crisis: Who gets how much and at what cost? 22.10.2019 Citizen Matters
How can every Bengalurean be provided with enough water for their needs, at a price they can afford? Attend a panel discussion on October 24th, where BWSSB Chairman and domain experts explore solutions
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Leonardo DiCaprio Slammed Over Cauvery Post, Sadhguru's Group Hits Back 29.9.2019 NDTV News - South
Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev's Isha Foundation has given a point-by-point reply to claims by the Environment Support Group (ESG) that the non-profit's tree-planting initiative 'Cauvery Calling' would do...
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Leonardo DiCaprio should withdraw support to Jaggi Vasudev’s Cauvery campaign, says NGOs’ collective 25.9.2019 Scroll.in
The Coalition for Environmental Justice in India wrote to the actor, raising doubts about Isha Foundation’s credibility in protecting human rights.
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Bengalureans will strike for climate justice on Global Climate Week 19.9.2019 Citizen Matters
On September 20th, Bengaluru will participate in the Global Climate Strike. This will be followed by a series of events till September 27th
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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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Bengaluru Buzz: HC order to regulate rallies | BBMP’s dengue data insufficient, says Health Dept | Streetlight survey in Vasanthnagar 20.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
High Court orders state government to regulate rallies in Bengaluru, Health Department blames BBMP for not submitting timely data on dengue, Vasanthnagar residents demand streetlights to make their neighbourhood safe - read more on what happened in the city this week
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Britain's Cornish Lithium turns to crowd funding 12.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Cornish Lithium, a battery minerals firm set up by a former City analyst, on Friday became the first British miner to launch a crowd funding campaign as it seeks play a role in securing strategic mineral supplies.
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Plan local development, highlight civic issues at your ward committee meeting 11.7.2019 Citizen Matters
At ward committee meetings, you can discuss any local issue - from potholes to your ward's annual budget. Know more about how you can make a difference in your locality by taking part in these meetings
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To beat air pollution, redesign Bengaluru’s action plan 5.6.2019 Citizen Matters
A 44-point action plan was proposed recently to improve Bengaluru's air quality. But the actions proposed are ineffective and undemocratic, opines the author
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Over 2500 citizens come together to protest against elevated corridor 18.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A large coalition of citizen groups demanded more effective and economical alternatives to address Bengaluru's traffic problems.
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