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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…

Urban greenery amidst concrete jungle
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Urban greenery amidst concrete jungle

May 31, 2019

Mysuru: A team of Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) officials along with Chamaraja MLA L. Nagendra inspected the MCC Quarters Park near Cheluvamba Park in Yadavagiri this morning to discuss the development of the park as urban forest and set up a children’s amusement and a Science Park. MCC owns 2 acres and 11 gunta land…

Make it compulsory to plant two saplings in every site
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Make it compulsory to plant two saplings in every site

May 28, 2019

Vanamahotsav: Preliminary meeting held Mysuru: A law must be introduced to compulsorily plant two saplings in front of every site. The saplings must also be planted in the premises of schools and colleges. In functions and meetings, a culture must spread to distribute saplings. We ourselves should take steps to plant saplings, were some of…

Are all the saplings planted on Environment Day growing?
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Are all the saplings planted on Environment Day growing?

November 9, 2018

Mysuru:  Everyone is aware that if we do not protect the greenery around us, then the living beings will stop breathing one day. In spite of this hard truth, the destruction of forests is going on and the trees are being axed in urban areas in the name of development. However, in the midst of…

World Environment Day-2018: Forest Department launches ‘Vanothsava’
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World Environment Day-2018: Forest Department launches ‘Vanothsava’

June 6, 2018

Mysuru: Marking World Environment Day-2018, the Forest Department along with the District Administration launched ‘Vanothsava’ yesterday, aimed at planting saplings all along the Ring Road from Hinkal junction till Nanjangud Road junction. It is proposed to plant about 8,000 saplings along the Ring Road. ‘Vanothsava’ was launched by MP Pratap Simha, DC Abhiram G. Sankar…

Seed Ball Fest by Science Ashram
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Seed Ball Fest by Science Ashram

June 5, 2018

Mysuru: As part of World Environment Day celebration, Science Ashram conducted a Seed Ball Fest in collaboration with the Forest Department, Mysore. The event was intended to create awareness about the importance of protecting our environment and increasing the green cover of Mysuru. The celebrations began a week prior where all the students gathered at…

‘Parisara Snehi’ award conferred on eight environmental activists
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‘Parisara Snehi’ award conferred on eight environmental activists

June 4, 2018

Mysuru: Marking ‘World Environment Day,’ eight environmental activists of the city were conferred ‘Parisara Snehi’ award at a programme organised by Parivartanam Public Charitable Trust at Tagaduru Ramachandra Rao Park, Chamundipuram,   here this morning. The awardees were Sridhar Murthy, Rajashekar, H.B. Bhaskar, K.R. Rajiv, Suresh, Pradeep Gowda, Basavaraju and A. Santosh. Speaking after inaugurating the…

Pourakarmikas inaugurate World Environment Day celebrations
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Pourakarmikas inaugurate World Environment Day celebrations

June 4, 2018

Mysuru:  The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) had organised a cleanliness drive as part of the World Environment Day in Kote Maramma Temple premises adjoining the Mysore Palace on Mysuru-Nilgiri Road here  on Friday. Pramoda Devi Wadiyar was to participate in the programme that was to begin at 7 am. However, due to unavoidable reasons, she…

Zoo Gardens to celebrate World Environment Day tomorrow
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Zoo Gardens to celebrate World Environment Day tomorrow

June 4, 2018

Mysuru: Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens (Mysuru Zoo) has organised following events to celebrate World Environment Day (Theme: ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’) tomorrow with the involvement of public, students, environmentalists, NGOs, media and Zoo volunteers: At Lalithadripura Lake area at 2.30 pm: Talk on the importance of water resources and its conservation in the urban landscape by…

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