News concerning Coorg’s Environment & Ecology

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


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


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


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