Living Heritage Tree Tagging App Launch 2nd October 2020 7.30 pm

Rapid urbanisation has made it critical for us to conserve the environment, now more than ever. Accountability is the need of the hour and creating a database of all the trees ought to be a good start. The Living Heritage App is the way forward as it enables you to geo-tag trees, do health checks…

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Empty Nets and Barren Beds | A conversation | Vikram Doctor with Dr. Aaron Savio Lobo | 14th September 7.30 pm

We have two interesting speakers this #mondayfixgoa to converse on how the changing nature of seafood consumption, particularly in tourist destinations like Goa, is changing our environment and the future of our food. Speakers: Vikram Doctor is a journalist with the Economic Times. He writes features, mostly on material culture in India and with a…

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The People’s Biodiversity Register (Goa) – Hycintha Aguiar | #mondayfixgoa 7.30 pm | 7th September 2020

Goa has a People’s Biodiversity Register that contains detailed information about local biological resources along with the medicinal and other traditional knowledge associated with them. Preparing these registers is mandated under India’s Biological Diversity Act, 2002 and Rules, 2004. Being a qualified Zoologist and the Chairperson of the Biodiversity Management Committee of VP Goltim Navelim…

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A discussion on Mollem | The art of destruction | 10th August Monday 7.30 pm

A panel discussion on the Mollem issue, with reference to the three proposed projects and their attendant environmental, ecological, social, economic and entomological affects on large areas contained in the Mollem National Park and the Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Web Censorship in India -Gurshabad Grover | #mondayfixgoa, 29.06 7:30 pm

The legal background of website blocking in India
Different techniques used by Indian ISPs to censor websites | Empirical data on whether ISPs are blocking the same websites. | The talk will also explore the legal and policy implications on online freedom of expression and net neutrality in India.

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Minorities and Migrations talk | 15th June, 2020

“Migrants (and refugees) are not pawns on the chessboard of humanity”, quoth Pope Francis. Yet very often, they are. Globally, migrations fulfil different needs: economic, social, or political, and allow societies to assimiliate and forge heterogenous identities. A plural society needs to be mature, responsible, and should legislate mechanisms to avoid the neglect and demonisation…

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Post Covid Environment, talk by Vimlendu Jha

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…

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On Advocacy and Action | Bombay Hemp Company

BOHECO stands at the forefront of the Hemp industry in India in pursuit of receiving it’s 3rd license followed by India’s first ever medical cannabis license received in Jammu and its second license in Uttarakhand for industrial hemp, both in partnership with government institutes.

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Mitti-Chuna | Natural Building Materials | 8th October 2018, Mondayfix at 6 Assagao | 7.30 pm

There is a need to question this widely accepted building material, cement and assess how this deeply affects the small scale building industries that are dying. Local economies that once made a village or a town self-sustainable are being destroyed. This talk is about the power of humble local materials as alternatives to cement, with examples and stories of natural buildings.

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Paradigms and Paradoxes: Stories of Water from Bharat to Goa|6 Assagao, 2nd April, 2018, 8 pm onwards

Presentation by Ravi Mariwala | http://www.smaartwater.com/ Water is life. It nourishes us, it cleans us and sustains us. It keeps our communities healthy, our cities running and our economies growing. It is the thread that weaves together our daily lives. Water is a cup of tea, the vegetable market, the increase in exports and the…

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