Educational Programs

BIODIVERSITY, POLITICS AND CONSERVATION

Session on Green Politics in 2nd Indian Biodiversity Congress

Date: 11 December, 2012
Time: 9 am to 1 pm
Venue: J. N. Tata Hall, Indian Insitute of Science, Bangalore

Environment Support Group is organising a session on Green Politics on 11th December 2012, 9 am to 1 pm, as part of the 2nd Indian Biodiversity Congress held at J. N. Tata Hall, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.  

 

For more details of the Congress please visit: http://www.ibconline.co.in/  

Environment Support Group gets United Nations “WATER FOR LIFE” 2012 Best Practices Award

Comprehensive efforts to conserve Bangalore Lakes that bring together Judiciary, Government and wide public considered strategic to building ecological, water and economic security

Press Release : Bangalore : 23 March 2012

 

Environment Support Group (ESG) has been awarded the 2012 UN-Water "Water for Life" Best Practices Award in a ceremony held at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, Rome on 22 March 2012, World Water Day.

Farming, Food and Environmental Stewardship: Children's Workshop Report

Written by Bhargavi S. Rao
2 May, 2011

Environment Support Group conducted  a three day summer workshop for children to help understand the basics of farming, the importance of food, conservation of natural resources and environmental stewardship, in fostering healthy communities.

"Guardians of Biodiversity" Workshop Report

Organised by the Environment Support Group with support from Punjab National Bank to commemorate the International Day for Biodiversity

Written by Sruthi Subbanna, with inputs from Jake Carlson and Bhargavi S. Rao
22 May, 2010
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Rampant ecological degradation and species extinction have made "biodiversity" a common rallying cause for people around the world. The terminology biodiversity suggests encompasses all life forms and genetic variations in an ecosystem. At base is the acknowledgement that biological diversity is fundamental for the stability of ecosystems, to support the functioning of evolutionary processes and to conserve species with an intergenerational perspective of life on this planet.

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