Task of planting the saplings has been taken up by the Forest Department

SOCIAL CONCERN: Dharmapala Swamy of Adi Chunchanagiri Shakhamath watering a saplinng planted by him near Hampankatta in Mangalore on Sunday.

MANGALORE: Plans are afoot to grow 2,000 flowering plants in the city.

Subhash Chandra N S, Bangalore, Oct 12, DHNS:

Things are hotting up in the City. Several parts of Bangalore are witnessing an increase in the land surface temperature (LST) by as much as two degrees Celcius over the past few years, a study by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has claimed.

Planning Sustainable Cities reviews recent urban planning practices and approaches, discusses constraints and conflicts therein, and identifies innovative approaches that are more responsive to current challenges of urbanization.

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S Lalitha, Bangalore:

The lush-green 100 acres of the Railway Quarters in Yelahanka has just got greener.

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Bhuj: Semi-arid landscape around Bhuj and adjoining towns is well on its way to metamorphosing into a land with high-rises vying for space in the sky, five years down the line. Real estate developers aim to design the land on the lines of Sharjah, market sources said.

The current issue of the UGEC Viewpoints was conceptualized at the end of the 7th Open Meeting of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change which was held in Bonn, Germany between April 26-30.

New Delhi: In yet another jolt to scam-hit DDA, an environment panel has issued it a notice for flouting green norms at its mega housing project coming up at posh Vasant Kunj in the Capital.

The State Level Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC), Delhi recently asked the DDA to explain reasons for initiating construction work without getting its approval.

Aug. 30: At least two mega projects in the city that were supposed to give relief to people from parking and housing woes have hit a roadblock with a state-level green body questioning how they started the work without getting the necessary environmental clearances.