Environment

News concerning Coorg’s Environment & Ecology

Minister demands withdrawl of Grants for Hydel Projects.Threatens to resign.

Source : Coffeeland News
BANGALORE, Mar. 25: The proposal of the state government to grant permission for four hydroelectric projects – to be established in Kodagu, has been strongly opposed by C S Arun Machaiah – MLC from Kodagu. Speaking to press persons at the Conference Hall in the Legislative Council here he said that any hydro-electric project for Kodagu will be devastating. Read More

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Mini-hydel projects in Kodagu opposed

MADIKERI: Former ministers M C Nanaiah, M M Nanaiah and MLC C S Arun Machaiah opposed the government decision to sanction few of the mini-hydel projects in the district.
Addressing the media in Madikeri, M C Nanaiah said Kodagu people should unite to oppose the project. He said that except BJP, all the other political parties were against the project. Read More

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Help of software companies sought to protect trees in Kodagu district

Deforestation is affecting flows into the Cauvery 
Firms will be requested to adopt trees in Kodagu villages
The Kodagu Model Forest Trust has identified villages
Financial incentives will be sought for retention of native trees
 
Bangalore: Software companies in Bangalore are being approached to provide financial assistance to farmers in Kodagu district to stop deforestation and prevent th Read More

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Lawyer plays the communal tone, to save his client !

Communal twist to Bittangala quarrying project controversy
 
 
In a development which could have adverse impact on the environment and ecology of Kodagu, a communal colour is being given to the protests against quarrying in Nangala near Bittangala in Virajpet taluk in Kodagu district of Karnataka.
Addressing a media conference, advocate “C.K. Read More

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Protestors turn out in number’s to oppose Irpu Hydel Project

Large number of protestors near Irpu yesterday blocked the officials arriving to hold public meeting.
Officials were blocked by protestors holding black flags opposing Mini Hydel project being planned at Irpu. A meeting was called by the district administration at 11.00 a.m at the Irpu Sree Rameshwara temple premises to seek public opinion. Read More

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Cauvery Sene to form a new organisation to fight for environmental cause.

MADIKERI: Cauvery Sene,an NGO fighting to save the ecology of Kodagu(Coorg), would form Kodagu Parisara Samrakshana Samithi to protect Kodagu’s environment.Cauvery Sene convenor K Ravi Chengappa addressed the media in Madikeri said that Cauvery Sene has decided to approach for financial help from the general public and other organizations to fight cases. Read More

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Govt gets notice our forest wealth fraud.

Now thats good. Big companies should respect deverakadu psychology in Kodagu.
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