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Students to take eco walk to save Pallikaranai

The forest department has launched a campaign among city college students to protect the Pallikaranai marsh.

Under the project, the department plans to organise interaction sessions and eco walks fo

Minister hints at total ban on plastic in Karnataka

Plastic waste could well be passé in Karnataka if ecology and environment minister, Sogadu Shivanna, has his way.

“Over the next fortnight, the government will explore the possibilities of banning ma

BBMP lifts load off Bengaluru

The city woke up to a cleaner Bengaluru on Monday morning. Heaps of garbage that were strewn all over the city over the last few weeks were cleared in majority of the areas. On Monday, nearly 12,000 t

How green is emerging Kerala?


As the state braces for a big leap in development through the Emerging Kerala meet to be held in Kochi from September 12 to 14, concerns are being expressed not just by the opposition, but even the ru

Bid by TUs to upset Periyar plan: Greens


The Greens are up in arms against the trade unions’ alleged bid to torpedo the River Protection Authority, which was proposed by the environmentalists and agreed to by the state government.

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Jaya directs officials to identify new quarries

In an bid to streamline sand mining, the state government on Saturday proposed to identify new quarries after getting State Environment Impact Assessment Authority’s endorsement and also take steps to

Demolish Adarsh as it lacks green nod, says ex-MoEF official


Reiterating its stand on the Adarsh housing society, a former Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) official told a judicial panel here on Monday that the building has to be demolished as

Bee fest raises eco concerns


The Americans are trying to pollinate artificially, spending as much as $50 per flower; the Chinese are flooding our markets with honey that has high doses of antibiotics; and, the Indians like most o

Travel operators unhappy over ban on tourism in tiger sanctuaries


Ninety travel operators under the banner of Travel Operators for Tigers (TOFT) have expressed their unhappiness at the Supreme Court order disallowing tourism activity in core areas of tiger reserves

Experts express reservations

Serious reservations are being expressed by forest and wildlife experts about the Supreme Court’s directive on Tuesday that there should be no tourism activity in the core areas of the tiger reserves.

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