Since the time of our forefathers, our cattle have been grazing in these grasslands.

Relaxing the two-year freeze, the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has decided to resume considering mining proposals from Bellary, Tumkur and Chitradurga districts of Karnataka.

This is a comprehensive report submitted by ESG to the expert committee appointed by NGT on diversion of Challakere's ecologically sensitive Amrit Mahal Kaval Grasslands for defence, industrial and infrastructural developments.

Says membership at stake if found guilty

PANJIM: Goa’s apex industrial body Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry has declared that ‘all those involved in illegal mining should be brought to book’ and if any member of the chamber is found to be involved in illegal mining his membership will automatically cease to exist, as per the constitution of the body.’

An innovation in dryland farming has brought in much-needed relief to Karnataka’s sagging agriculture sector.

Bangalore: Green activists and local villagers have taken exception to the proposals from defence and research institutions to build sensitive projects on 10,000 acres of Amrit Mahal Kaval land all

The population of Bangalore grew by about 30 lakh in 10 years, but its social indicators nosedived.

A fact finding Expert Committee was constituted as per the directions of the Honourable National Green Tribunal (South zone) dated 21st March 2013 in Application Nos. 06 and 12 of 2013.

Works taken up as part of NREGA scheme were found to help maintain ground water levels, aiding crop productivity

The UPA government’s flagship employment guarantee programme can play an important role in conserving natural resources and sustaining water supply and food production, according to a study. Conceived to provide livelihood security for the rural poor, the scheme can also help reduce and counter the impact of climate change in villages, according to the study, “Environmental Benefits and Vulnerability Reduction through Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme” by IISc, Bangalore in collaboration with the rural development ministry and the German international co-operation agency, GIZ.

A Note on the Floristic Diversity and Ethno-botany of Chitradurga district”, Dr. N. M. Ganesh Babu, Senior Research Officer, Foundation for Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions.

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