Coalition For Environmental Justice In India Urges Leonardo Dicaprio To Back Down On His Endorsement Of ‘Cauvery Calling’

Dear Mr. DiCaprio,                              You have taken enormous responsibility in playing a leading role in promoting rights of indigenous communities, protecting

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Bengaluru’s Street Vendors: A Vibrant Community Deprived Of Rights

Why is the state blind to the needs of a small but significant community of street vendors? Why is there a delay in implementing the provisions of Street Vendors Act? What does it take to conduct surveys, identify street vendors, issue ID cards, form Town Vending Committees, allot vending zones and make the city vibrant for these self-sustaining low-carbon-emitting livelihoods? Bhargavi S. Rao brings context to these questions.

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Invitation To Conduct Survey Of Status Of BBMP Wards In Bengaluru

An invitation to prepare a ground up assessment of planning and governance in Bengaluru metropolis by conducting a Citizen led Survey of the State of BBMP Wards.

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To Beat Air Pollution, Redesign Bengaluru’s Action Plan

The high levels of air pollution in Bengaluru is the outcome of serious failure in governance and investment in false solutions over time. A shift needed is to build awareness and develop solutions that can be locally understood and managed, are economically feasible, and socio-culturally just. There has to be a healthy marriage between science, law, economics and common sense in addressing this challenge, with an intergenerational perspective and ecocentric view. With such a resolve, it is possible for Bengaluru to beat air pollution and truly join the World Environment Day celebrations, not just for a day, but every day.

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Peoples Movements, Networks, Academicians, Researchers And Civil Society Organisations Reject The Draft National Forest Policy 2018

Demand a fresh policy is evolved through a deeply democratic consultation mechanism and scientific process 14 April 2018 Downloads: Peoples

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