Monitoring how local factors and city-level development and practices affect Bengaluru’s environment (air and water quality, pollution, water bodies, tree cover etc) and citizen engagement in the issue.
The 356-acre Hesaraghatta grassland is the last remaining grassland habitat in Bengaluru, and hosts many endangered species. While the state government mulls constructing a film city here, environmentalists have proposed a conservation reserve instead.
Bengaluru is among the top Indian cities with extreme levels of artificial lighting. These lights affect vital activities such as migration, foraging, reproduction and survival of the living beings around us.