This discussion with environmental lawyer Sreeja Chakraborty, Francesca Cotta of Save Mollem Campaign, with Avertino Miranda, Founder, Goa Green Brigade will cover issues of environmental protection acts, responsibilities of citizens and the possible outcomes for this Mollem issue. Sreeja Chakraborty is an Environmental Lawyer and Co-Founder of Living Environment Advocacy Foundation (LEAF), a dedicated environmental … Continue reading A Discussion on Mollem Issue, 27th July 2020 Monday 7.30 pm
India’s environment during and after Covid – A mirage or hope for future. Covid has caused unprecedented economic and social misery, pushing millions round the world to poverty and starvation, along with anxiety around health and safety. In these difficult and uncertain times, one thing that has found a fresh lease of life is our … Continue reading Post Covid Environment, talk by Vimlendu Jha
‘Climate Crisis – How should Goa respond?’ – The entire planet, including humans, is facing an existential crisis due to global warming, resource depletion and collapsing life-support systems. With the Governments refusing to see the obvious, we the citizens need to respond to the crisis, before it is too late. What are Goa’s issues, challenges … Continue reading Climate Crisis and Goa | Abhijit Prabhudesai | #mondayfixgoa | 22nd July 2019 7.30 pm
India is facing an unprecedented water crisis, with over 42% of the country reeling under acute drought and over 21 cities to run out of ground water by 2020. With over 80 water bodies completely contaminated or extinct, with almost all lakes of Bangalore either dead or frothing, Yamuna water only fit for industrial cooling, … Continue reading Searching for Water |#mondayfixgoa 6 Assagao, 15th July 2019
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
The concept for Goa’s first zero waste store came about when Jonah and Eldrige felt called towards doing something to save the environment of Goa. Saddened by the garbage situation they saw deteriorating their home, Ecoposro was born, the store’s main aim is to reduce collective plastic consumption.
trees mondayfix Trees are something we often take for granted when they are there and miss them when they are no longer there. They are treated as one treat one’s parents, siblings or spouse. Missed in their ABSENCE, rarely admired in their presence. We admire flowering plants that look pretty but may do us no … Continue reading Plant, Nurture, Grow, Love | A talk by Miguel Braganza | 6 Assagao, 17th Dec 2018, 7.30 pm onwards
He will commemorate Fr. Bismarque on this special day, and share his experiences of the people’s movements of Goa that is standing guard, bearing witness.
‘Anatomy of Lost Battles’ aims at reflecting on some of the prominent environmental conflicts of our country, its genesis and outcome, along with deeper understanding of stakeholders that further or dilute the environmental regime of our country. The talk also shall reflect on the role of judiciary vis-a-vis environmental governance in the country, analyzing failure or co-option of the legislature and the executive.
Goa’s Green Brigade will highlight the controversial CRZ Draft Notification 2018 and it’s impact on Goa’s coastlines. Dr. Antonio Mascarenhas, Marine Scientist formerly working with the National Institute of Oceanography, India will do the presentation on the implications of the said draft notification. Avertino Miranda, senior journalist and coordinator of Goa Green Brigade will speak on the devastation caused to Goa’s coastline with current laws and policies.