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
We’re celebrating World Environment Day by having a clothes swap (swishing), a presentation on slow fashion followed by a fun social scrabble where we will scrabble on a social theme. Free entry with limited seating. Please RSVP in advance. Contact 7350909391 Link – https://www.facebook.com/events/316402765925229/ This clothes swap/ Swishing is for both Men and women. We … Continue reading World Environment Day: Swishing and Social Scrabble! at Hideaway, 6 pm
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.