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.
We only have one Earth to live on, and it’s important that we take care of it for future generations – humans and other living creatures that don’t yet have a voice in the matter. The talk is an open discussion on environmental justice: theory, concept and practice with presentation of select case studies from across the globe.