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From Plastic to Paper
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From Plastic to Paper

February 18, 2020

By Rajkumar Bhavasar The world today is grappling with plastic pollution challenge. We have become addicted to single-use or disposable plastic with grave environmental consequences. It is true that plastic is valuable and when used wisely, plastic and environment can live in harmony. About 300 million tonnes of plastic waste is produced every year in…

Everyone should joins hands for environmental conservation: Yaduveer
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Everyone should joins hands for environmental conservation: Yaduveer

January 5, 2020

Mysuru: Stating that excessive use of plastics is one of the main causes for climate change,titular head of the erstwhile Mysore Royal Family Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar opined that it was important for everyone to join hands for environmental conservation. He was speaking at ‘Sankalpa-2020,’ the Fourth District convention of Mysuru Rotary District-3181 at USA…

Environment Day awareness
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Environment Day awareness

June 19, 2019

To commemorate Environment Day, the Lions Club of Mysore Nisarga distributed cloth bags to the residents of J.P. Nagar in city and requested them to desist from using plastic bags and make environment plastic-free. The event was witnessed by Club President Ln. S. Murthy and Lion Members from Lions Club of Mysore Nisarga and Lions…

“Day by day environment’s fresh air is getting polluted”, Regrets Environmentalist Alaknanda
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“Day by day environment’s fresh air is getting polluted”, Regrets Environmentalist Alaknanda

June 10, 2019

Mysuru: “Now-a-days man-made sources of the air pollution are industries, agriculture, power plants, automobiles, domestic sources,” said Environmentalist Alaknanda J. Adur, Coordinator of Sciences, Surana College, Bengaluru. She was delivering a talk on “Air Pollution” as part of World Environment Day celebrations at the Institution of Engineers-India (IEI), Mysuru Local Centre, here recently and said,…

He planted more than  100 trees in a dry village
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He planted more than 100 trees in a dry village

June 6, 2019

Mysuru: At a time when existing plants and trees are coming under axe in the name of development, there are a few who are working honestly to conserve greenery. Meet Javaraiah of Bastipura village in Srirangapatna taluk who has been into this selfless service of nurturing and conserving hundreds of trees from the past three…

Sasyaradhana: Month-long sapling planting programme launched
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Sasyaradhana: Month-long sapling planting programme launched

June 6, 2019

Mysuru: District in-Charge and Higher Education Minister G.T. Devegowda (GTD) launched ‘Sasyaradhana,’ a programme to plant 1,000 saplings in each of the seven Wards in Hebbal during the Environment Month. By planting a neem sapling near Annapoorneshwari Temple in Hebbal, GTD launched a very significant programme as part of Environment Day celebrations. This programme is…

Mysuru sends a green message
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Mysuru sends a green message

June 5, 2019

Mysuru: There is a paramount need to protect the environment at the moment, and this is what World Environment Day, which is celebrated every year on June 5, highlights. This year, the theme is ‘Air Pollution’. Mysuru joined the country this morning to celebrate World Environment Day. Jathas, planting of saplings, bicycle rallies, special lecture…

Tree Guardians
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Tree Guardians

June 1, 2019

Come June and it is the time to wake up and look at our environment. Every year June 5 is celebrated as World Environment Day. Mysuru was at one time called the air-conditioned city. During the peak summer, people were just using pankas (mostly weaved out of bamboo with a thin flat handle) swinging it…

Every Mysurean should celebrate
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Every Mysurean should celebrate

June 1, 2019

By Bhamy V. Shenoy All over the world, the 5th of June is celebrated as World Environment Day (WED) as designated by the UN since 1974. This year’s theme is “Beat Air Pollution” while the theme of the last year was “Beat Plastic Pollution.”  Celebration of WED gives an opportunity to create a powerful platform…

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