Campaigns

ESG Report on Challakere Amrit Mahal Kaval Grasslands Submitted to Expert Committee Appointed by National Green Tribunal

Forfeiting Our Commons: A Case for Protecting and Conserving Challakere’s Amrit Mahal Kavals as Livelihoods-Supporting, Biodiversity-Rich and Ecologically-Sensitive Grassland Ecosystems

Press Release : Bangalore : 29 June 2013

PRESS RELEASE : Bangalore : 29 June 2013   Report Submitted to Expert Committee Appointed by National Green Tribunal   “Forfeiting Our Commons: A Case for Protecting and Conserving Challakere’s Amrit Mahal Kavals as Livelihoods-Supporting, Biodiversity-Rich and Ecologically-Sensitive Grassland Ecosystems”   During the years 2009-2010, at least 10,000 acres of precious, biodiversity-rich, grassland ecosystems, protected for centuries as Amrit Mahal Kavals - grazing pastures in Challakere Taluk of Chitradurga District, were diverted by then Deputy Commissioner of Chitradurga, M

National Green Tribunal appointed fact finding committee visits Amruth Mahal Kavals in Challakere and meet people in villages

Press Release : Bangalore : 5 June 2013

                                                 Press Release‐ May 30, Bangalore

World Bank's sham 'consultation' to review its environmental and social safeguards shut down in Bangalore

Peoples Movements and Environmental and Social Action Groups issue Joint Statement

Press Release : Bangalore : 8 April 2013

Protest Against Sham Consultation on WB Safeguards Policy

National Green Tribunal constitutes Fact Finding Committee based on ESG's Petitions

Committee to examine ecological and environmental impacts of illegal diversion of 10,000 acres of 'Amrit Mahal Kaval' (grasslands designated as forests) for Defense, Nuclear and Industrial projects in Chitradurga, Karnataka

Press Release : Bangalore : 27 March 2013

Challakere Grasslands Landscape

Workshop on Addressing Inadequacies of the Karnataka Preservation of Trees Act, 1976

in light of the observations made by the Hon'ble High Court of Karnataka on Karnataka Government's intent to reform the law

Dates: 26 - 26 January, 2013
Time: 2 pm - 6 pm
Venue: Ashirwad, 30, St. Mark's Road, Bangalore

 

 

 

Environment Support Group and Bangalore Environment Trust

 

cordially invite you to a workshop on

Karnataka High Court Issues Notice in PIL Highlighting Egregious Biopiracy and Governmental Apathy

Meanwhile, Karnataka scandalously transfers prosecuting officers in biopiracy case

Press Release : Bangalore : 21 November 2012

The Principal Bench of the High Court of Karnataka (comprising Chief Justice Mr. Vikramjit Sen and Justice Mrs. B. V. Nagarathna) ordered issue of notice on 21 Nov 2012 in the Public Interest Litigation (Writ Petition No. 41532/2012) filed by Environment Support Group, Bangalore (ESG) and listed the matter for further consideration for the fourth week of January 2013.

 

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Press Release : Bangalore : 31 October 2012

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