In 2010, India’s demand for materials was the third largest in the world, after China and the United States. India consumed about 7.2% of globally extracted raw materials in that year and India’s consumption of natural resources will only grow as it’s economy does. There are now real concerns that primary natural resources will run … Continue reading On Resource Efficiency | Talk by Jill Ferguson | 6 Assagao, 29th April, Monday, 7.30 pm
In this talk, Prof. Prajal Sakharkhande will take us through a journey of Goan Heritage looking at multiple aspects – social, political, economic, cultural and historical. This will be an overview of History and Heritage of Goa from ancient times to 2019. Goa has a long history of not only politics but also of social, … Continue reading Goan Heritage | Talk by Prajal Sakhardande | Cafe Dona, Aldona April 26th, 7.30 pm
thus. beats | Readings with Music Please be seated by 7.15 pm. Readings from : Sita Valles – A Revolutionary Until Death / Lenor Figueiredo Wings of Vertigo / A S Rodrigues Fair-Weather Brother / Pogoat Music / Paul Rodrigues on keys, Joe Ferrao on bass and Jobin George on percussion Please donate to keep … Continue reading Thus. beats | Readings with Music | April 15th, #mondayfixgoa 7.30 pm, 6 Assagao
For the last six months there has been a battle royale going on between mining dependents who feel deprived and cheated by the Government, and the Government itself which has consistently making promises to attempt to restart mining, to no avail. Away from this battle, there are much larger questions, should Goa’s future be dependent on mining alone to why have we allowed our natural bounty of rivers, farms, forests to wither away and become valueless! It is time to tap into the vast treasure trove of resources that nature has given us and use it for sustainable livelihoods.
Let us come together to geo tag trees of our neighborhood. This allows us to locate, check on health and environmental/ social risk of trees.
Claude Alvares will speak on how people of Goa have been taken for a ride not just on one day associated with fools, but every single day of the year. He will do this with the expectation that those who come to hear the talk also want to opt out of “fooldom” or the kingdom of fools. Monkey-wrenchers or aspiring monkey-wrenchers are most welcome.
The plot twists and turns like the teeming bazaars of Old Delhi, spinning from the betting houses of Chandni Chowk to the smooth tarmac of Lutyen’s imagination. Inside the dark underbelly of an emerging superpower’s capital city, the mirage of opulence and corruption is brutally exposed and the collusion that festers at its very heart.