Environment
Citizenmatters.in captures the beauty of India's Garden City, Bangalore. Read about Bangalore's Lakes, Parks, Birds, Wildlife and other tourist attractions.
Oct 01 2007
WILDLIFE RESCUE AND REHABILITATION
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Deepa Mohan
A visit to CUPA's Bannerghata Rescue Centre and PfA's animal hospice in Kengeri shows the centres doing their best for the animals.
Sep 01 2007
PROACTIVE CITIZEN
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Hamsa Ravikiran
Hamsa Ravikiran recounts how a dreadful roadside spot got converted to a clean and green garden.
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Aug 15 2007
CITIZEN ACTION
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Ayesha Aleem
A candle light vigil was held opposing LDA plans to handover Hebbal Lake to a private party that plans an upmarket recreational facility beside the lake.
Aug 01 2007
ADOPT-A-LAKE SCHEME
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Rajeev Yeshwanth
Only six lakes were adopted in the past three years and even they aren't doing too well.
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Jul 10 2007
HEARTLESS HACKING
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Shubha Narayanan
Who cut the trees in front of Levi's showroom in Koramangala?
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Jul 01 2007
NEW LAW BEING ENFORCED
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Revathi Siva Kumar
Since May 2007, the water board has made rainwater harvesting (RWH) mandatory for new constructions and appears to be quietly enforcing this rule.
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Jul 01 2007
LDA SCHEME FOR LAKE PROTECTION
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Rajeev Yeshwanth
Will the Lake Development Authority’s (LDA) public private partnership (PPP) model protect or destroy Bangalore’s last remaining lakes?
Jun 01 2007
LAKE DEVELOPMENT
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Rajeev Yeshwanth
LDA leases out Agara Lake to a private party which plans an amusement park. Local residents and environmentalists are aghast and plan their next moves.
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BENGALURU'S WATER ISSUES
Johan Enqvist
Nature and society have acted to worsen Bengaluru's water problems, but Johan Enqvist, a researcher finds lake groups are helping see urban water issues in a new light.
 
 

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