The mighty Sharavathi river basin in the Western Ghats is considered a significant refuge for the endangered Lion-Tailed Macaques (LTM) in the country.

A group of over 100 residents of HSR Layout has been undertaking initiatives such as waste clean-up drives and environment awareness programmes to improve the neighbourhood.

The convenor of the new six-member committee is to be headed with the Principal Secretary of Ecology and Environment.

On an average, a household with a Rs 3,000 monthly bill can achieve 90 per cent reduction in energy bills with the solar, said Srinivas Potukuchi, founder & CEO of Glowship.

The court took note of it on October 9. In the next hearing on October 12, Graphite India had told the court that it was using domestic petcoke for packaging and not as a fuel.

With Karnataka rejecting the draft notification, the Centre had asked the state to form a state-level committee to readdress the issue.

The worsening air pollution at Anand Rao Circle following increase in high-rise buildings, prompted the board to install the first air quality monitoring station there in 1983.

Vehicle population in Bengaluru has crossed more than 72 lakh, and on an average close to 2,000 new vehicles hit the roads daily.

The bench noted that Karnataka, Manipur have not furnished information on roads in different areas of these states where trees have been felled and areas identified for compensatory afforestation.

BENGALURU: Historian and author Ramachandra Guha spoke on a lesser known aspect of Mahatma Gandhi’s life — Gandhi’s concern for the environment, here on Sunday.

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