The battle for the Koramangala corridor between citizens and the BDA continues with the latter chopping off 32 trees recently. And in a related contempt case, the BDA is now in the hot seat.
In the early 80s, the city had abundant ground water available just a few feet below the ground. Today, borewells even below 600 feet are a failure.
Despite loss of tree cover, Bengaluru is still home for several bird species. Here’s a look at some who make the city their nesting ground during summer months.
Ground water bill was passed in 2011. But borewell digging continues unabated. Here’s a look at one area where indiscriminate digging has adversely affected the water table.
Saving Agara lake was the agenda for the evening. A brainstorming session facilitated by Citizen Matters was held at Mantri Sarovar apartments, HSR Layout on 15th May.
Ferns Paradise layout manages all of its water requirements with its own borewells. Residents have also come forward to implement Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) in their own homes.
Keeping the city clean when it has a dustbin free policy is pretty hard. The Ecofreaks along with some volunteers try to do just this. This time it was Ejipura.
Colours play an important role in the nature. They help in pollination and protection. Here are some of the examples from the plant and animal world.
Greenpeace India activists on Tuesday urged global computer makers Apple to use renewable energy to power its data centres worldwide instead of fossil fuels like coal to protect the ecology.
Sparrows are often considered as pests and have been systematically wiped out. But these perky birds have been around human beings for too long to be forgotten. People are making serious efforts to bring them back.
High Court order puts Agara lake back into LDA's hands. Citizens too want to protect the lake.
Don’t know what to do with those gifts you don’t like? Want to pick up a second hand oven? The flea market this weekend has stuff to buy and ideas to try out.
The Arkavati rises as a series of springs in the Nandi Hills range. Or at least she used to. It is critical to revive the river and give ourselves a fighting chance.
The Millet Mela has varieties of rice, millets, products made from millets, organic pickles and jams, juices and oils on sale. You can also buy a recipe booklet to get started!
You know Koel leaves her eggs in other birds’ nests. But did you know there are plants that are parasites too?
Many of us are used to our beds being made, toilets cleaned, homes being swept and mopped and trash taken out. And that may be why our city is so messed up.
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