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Green massacre

Infrastructure

Bloodless it will be, but it will make the city bleed in course of time. More than 850 trees on Jayamahal Road will be gone in a month’s time to make way for more vehicles of pollution.

Green Bangalore? See this picture

EnvironmentPollution

A picture speaks more than 1000 words. Look at this snap. It is a new electronic display installed just few days back at Kundanhalli Gate signal, Bangalore. Also look at the tree, whose branches are cut so that the display becomes visible to all. 

Plastic Ban In Bangalore City

Environment

 BBMP chief hints at ‘consensual’ plastic ban

The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike Commissioner has hinted at banning plastic in the capital city

Pallikaranai Marsh Conservation

Environment

hi guys,

city connect foundation is working on a project for the conservation of pallikaranai marsh in chennai.

fyi: pallikaranai is home to 125 birds, 10 mammals, 21 reptiles, 9 amphibians, 49 species, 9 molluscans, 5 curtaceans, 7 butterflies, 120 plant species.

How green is the mile?

Environment

The greatest charm of the Bangalore city is the fact that it is the garden city of India. While cities like Delhi, Mumbay and Kolkata cannot survive a day without CNG, Bangalore still has gushes of fresh air to offer. The roads of Bangalore have a cool breezy feel due to the trees around the sidewalk. Unfortunately Bangalore is loosing this charm.

Guidelines for builders!

EnvironmentPollution

 Hi,

There is a huge residential project development project going on near Kannamangala by Defence Welfare Association. What used to be a nice road there, has become so dirty and bumpy due to the trucks depositing plenty of soil on the public roads. Whole area in the surroundings also wears a mask of dust!

New green belt projects from BDA?

Environment

On the eprocurement website, spotted two interesting tenders from BDA for work in the green belt zone.

Seeds for raising plantation in green belt

Procurement of approximately one lakh quality seedlings for Raising plantations in BDA Layouts, Government lands, Streams, Lakes, Nallas etc., of green belt area Bangalore

Request to KMF society to reduce use of plastic materials for distributing Milk products

Environment

As we climb the Chamundi Hills Banglore, we get to see a warning board requesting us to keep the place free of plastics. I was happy to see it as I drove up. A visit to the temple and then to the exclusive Nandini Shoppe let me down completely. The outlet is selling milk products in plastic sachets which are thrown around by customers after consumption.

Car usage disincentives - it's happening

Private transport

Are you a resident of Mizoram capital Aizawl? If yes, do not buy a car until you have a garage or parking space. Grappled with constant traffic snarls, Mizoram has finally found a way out, banning the sale of vehicles to any individual who does not own a garage or parking space. A car purchased after August 30 will be viewed illegal if its owner does not possess a garage or parking space.

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