Campaigns

Mayor of Bangalore dumps Mavallipura landfill

Joint Committee set up to monitor compliance and compensation issues

Press Release : Bangalore : 29 August 2012

 

KSPCB shuts down Ramky's SWM Landfill at Mavallipura

Ramky and BBMP to clean up landfill in 3 months or face criminal prosecution

Press Release : Bangalore : 12 July 2012

In a landmark decision, Mr. A. S. Sadashivaiah, IFS (Retd.), Chairman, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, has directed the Commissioner of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP, Bangalore's city corporation) and the private operator of the city's major landfill, Ramky Infrastructure Pvt.

2 more die, yet few care for Mavallipura's people dumped by Bangalore's Waste

1,000 tonnes of waste dumped daily here

Press Release : Bangalore : 30 June 2012

2 more die, yet few care for Mavallipura's people dumped on by Bangalore's Waste

Late Nobel Laureate Prof. Elinor Ostrom commended ESG's efforts to advance wise use and conservation of lakes in Karnataka

Ostroms said ESG's Lakes Intiative “... is an important step towards securing public commons and could go a long way in extending water and food security to millions who are in critical need of the same”.

Press Release : Bangalore : 9 June 2012
Late Elinor Ostrom Nobel Laureate 2009


Elinor Ostrom

 

NBA confirms Monsanto/Mahyco and ors. to be criminally prosecuted in B.t. Brinjal Biopiracy Case

Karnataka Chief Minister urged to revive biopiracy case

Press Release : Bangalore : 24 May 2012
NBA to finally prosecute Monsanto for biopiracy

In its first official confirmation, National Biodiversity Authority (NBA, India's independent regulator on all matters pertaining to biodiversity protection, conservation and use) has stated that “it is proceeding with lodging of complaint against the alleged violators” of Biological Diversity Act on grounds of biopiracy in promo

Karnataka must not capitulate. Prosecute Monsanto/Mahyco and ors. for biopiracy

Reverse decision of Karnataka Biodiversity Board to stop investigation on ESG's complaint of biopiracy

Press Release : Bangalore : 7 February 2012
biopiracy

 

We share with shock and utter dismay that the Karnataka State Biodiversity Board, a critical regulatory body to implement the Biological Diversity Act, has resolved recently that it will not initiate criminal prosecution against M/s Monsanto and M/s Mahyco and others involved in biopiracy while developing India's first GMO food: B.t. Brinjal. This decision was taken in the 19th meeting of the Board held on 20 January 2011.

 

Leo F. Saldanha, Bhargavi S. Rao, and Mallesh K. R.
Environment Support Group

Tearing Through The Water Landscape

Evaluating the environmental and social consequences of POSCO project in Odisha, India

Written by Leo F. Saldanha and Bhargavi S. Rao for Environment Support Group
27 March, 2017

Status of Law, Policy & Practices Solid Waste Management in Bengaluru

Report of Workshop organised by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike in collaboration with Environment Support Group

Written by ESG
31 May, 2017
ESG BBMP SWM Workshop


 

 

 

DEMAND IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF PIYUSH SETHIA FROM SALEM JAIL AND DROPPING OF FOISTED CHARGES

Press Release : Bangalore : 16 July 2016

 

Coalition for Environmental Justice – India 

Press Release : 16th July 2016 

Bangalore Citizens Statement against State Sponsored Intimidation of Human Rights Activists and Civil Society Organizations

21 July, 2015

BANGALORE CITIZENS’ INITIATIVE

(St. Aloysius Degree College, Cox Town, Bangalore – 560005)

Phone: 25466393  

 

Bangalore Citizens Statement against State Sponsored Intimidation of Human Rights Activists and Civil Society Organizations