State Govt forms a new committee to identify Eco-Sensitive Zones

According to the report in Deccan Herald, under the order of High level Working Group of Western Ghats (HLWG), the state govt has formed a new committee to identify and re-recommended listing of areas under the Eco-Sensitive Zones or Eco-Sensitive Areas(ESA).
The report has to be submitted within 60 days. The committee with tour all the districts which come under Western Ghats in Karnataka. Read More


Dr.Kasturirangan Report will not affect farmers or planters

Dr K Kasturirangan, Member, Planning Commission speaking at the event organized to mark World Environment Day. Read More


Shut down call to oppose Dr.Kasturirangan Report….Are Intentions Bona fide?

Image:  Shankara Subramanian /Flickr
The Dr.Kasturirangan Report  on protecting the Western Ghats has become  a victim of vested interests trying to protect their personal interests. If Kodagu is to save itself from ecological catastrophe it is imperative that the powers that matter in Kodagu wake up and take measures in this direction. Read More