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.
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.
Vanashakti NGO, through Communication and Community Building measures, demonstrate the critical link between ecosystems and human welfare. Their thrust areas are forest, mangrove and wetland protection, environmental education for schools, both urban and rural, livelihoods for forest based communities and scientific investigation into local environmental degradation.
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.
Four Seasons Mumbai bought 12.5 lac sq.mt. agricultural land in Tiracol through their arm Leading Hotels in Goa for the purpose of constructing a golf course and 250 cottages. The sale violated the Land Use Act so local resident Francis Rodrigues of Tiracol approached Goa Foundation and filed a PIL which sated that the sale … Continue reading Sordid tales of Tiracol | Presentation | June 4th, 8 pm, 6 Assagao