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Massive Earthquake in Nepal

Appeal to support Relief efforts

Press Release : Bangalore : 26 April 2015

Man rescued from debris

 

Conservation of Lakes and Water Bodies across Karnataka

Organised by Environment Support Group in Collaboration with Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology

Date: 24 January, 2015
Venue: Various Locations in Karnataka

 

Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology

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Environment Support Group

INDIAN GOVERNMENT'S HIGH POWERED COMMITTEE REPORT ON REFORM OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS

A Non-trivial Threat to India's Ecological and Economic Security

Press Release : Bangalore : 9 January 2015

On 29th August 2014 the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change of the Government of India (hereinafter referred to as MoEF & CC) set up a High Level Committee headed by former Union Cabinet Secretary Mr. T. S. R. Subramanian, IAS (Retd.).

Bangalore's own Green Ambassador reminds us of what it took to make Bangalore the greenest city in the 1980s

Even as BBMP and the Government dither on complying with High Court directions to involve citizenry in re-greening efforts

Press Release : Bangalore : 1 December 2014
S. G. Neginhal

In "Green lessons from the past"  (published in Deccan Herald, Dec 02, 2014), S. G. Neginhal reveals how extensively and sensitively the Karnataka Forest Department worked to protect the fast depleting greenery of Bangalore during the 1980s.  The article is written by the very man who creatively led the Forest Department's efforts in re-greening Bangalore arduously marshalling popular support and extensive political and administrative endorsement.

Challakere Villagers Overcome BARC lies to Reclaim Amrit Mahal Kavals

Movement to Reclaim Kavals led by Amrit Mahal Kaval Hitarakshana Haagu Horata Samithi

Press Release : Bangalore : 25 November 2014

Villagers marching into the Kaval

BANGALORE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY POSTPONES PUBLIC HEARING FOLLOWING CALL FOR ACTION TO TELL THE AUTHORITY IT IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL FOR THEM TO PLAN OUR CITY

CALL FOR PUBLIC ACTION

Press Release : Bangalore : 12 November 2014

UPDATE: BDA has postponed the Public Hearing on the Revised Master Plan - 2013, without citing any reason, whatsoever.


DRDO, BARC, IISC, ISRO, Sagitaur, etc. violate National Green Tribunal orders to comply with environmental and human rights standards

Challakere Communities Launch Campaign to Reclaim Amrit Mahal Kavals

Press Release : Bangalore : 7 November 2014

Amrit Mahal Kaval Hitarakshana Horata Samithi, Challakere, Chitradurga

 

Press Release : 07 November 2014 : Bangalore

 

International Call demanding World Bank withdraw its New Environmental and Social Framework

The Policy is an attack on Fundamental Human Rights and efforts to secure Environmental and Social Justice for All

Press Release : Bangalore : 10 October 2014

Safeguard People and the Planet

Not Corporate Profit and Human Rights Abuses

 

Access the Complete Report of the High Level Committee of Ministry of Environment and Forests and Climate Change to fundamentally review various Environmental Laws of India

Leaked report yet to be released by the Government of India

Press Release : Bangalore : 1 December 2014

Leaked Report of the TSR Subramanian headed High Level Committee indicates fundamental, and regressive, changes to Environmental, Forest Protection and Forest Rights Laws of India in the offing 

01 December 2014