The Bengaluru chapter of Fridays For Future (FFF), a global youth movement, holds weekly climate strikes in different parts of the city. In this edition of Citizens Live, one of its coordinators Disha A Ravi, speaks about their work
Landscape Foundation India has released Kannada and English maps of ecologically and culturally significant sites in the city. Their research delves into Bengaluru’s changing relationship with nature over the past 500 years
Legacy School Bangalore works with the citizen group Jalmitra to convert Rachenahalli lake into a classroom for its students. As the students learn and work with the local community, the condition of the lake has also improved
New construction is restricted in Cubbon Park by law and court orders. But a recent High Court order has allowed construction of a seven-storey annexe building of the HC itself here, and that too, replacing a heritage structure
How can every Bengalurean be provided with enough water for their needs, at a price they can afford? Attend a panel discussion on October 24th, where BWSSB Chairman and domain experts explore solutions
Fed up with crumbling infrastructure in their constituency, residents of Mahadevapura are holding a protest tomorrow at Marathahalli. They are demanding the resignation of all their elected representatives, including MLA Aravind Limbavali and MP P C Mohan
Bengaluru Metro allows foldable cycles on board now, but its baggage rules imply that Rs 30 has to be paid every time a cycle is carried. Despite commuters’ demands, BMRCL is not exempting cycles from the fee
A recent study finds that Bengaluru’s neighbourhood parks establish a long continuum of greenery, facilitating the movement of birds, butterflies and insects. Hence the focus should be on setting up many small parks rather than a few large ones, says the study
Under BBMP’s new ‘Adopt-a-Street’ initiative, citizen groups and corporates can formally adopt and maintain streets. But will the programme sustain, or will it fizzle out like BBMP’s previous adoption programmes?
Over the last one week, thousands of Indian students and youth across India, inspired by the Global Climate Strike organised by ‘Fridays for Future’, marched together to demand immediate action to mitigate local and global climate risks. What should be the way forward?
In water-starved Chikkabellandur, a small apartment community uses rainwater harvesting (RWH) to meet much of their needs. They use some of the rainwater directly, and the rest to recharge their borewells