Animal biomedical waste,remains a big threat to the environment

No proper system for management of animal bio-medical waste from clinics and homes, says KSPCB. Experts said that  the unregulated disposal of animal biomedical waste in Bengaluru has serious environmental consequences and adds to the city’s escalating pollution. On the other side, the pet owners said that they don’t know about the proper disposal of […]

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Waste pickers still wait for their ID cards in city

The identity cards issued by BBMP in 2011 had a validity of 10 years and will expire this year. Bengaluru: The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is yet to issue new ID cards to identified waste pickers in the city. Several waste pickers in Bangalore continue to work without identity cards, which prevents them from […]

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IEI: Govt needs to stop postponing Mekedatu

The Institution of Engineers (IEI) wants the government to take stronger steps in the Mekedatu project. The Indian Institution of Engineers (IEI) said today that Karnataka government should immediately implement the Mekedatu project, but environmentalists point to the negative effects the project will have on the ecosystem. M. Lakshman, Chairman of IEI, said, “Dam construction […]

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BBMP plans to cut trees around IISc

The idea is to widen C.V. Raman Road, they say. Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s (BBMP) plan to cut down trees near C.V. Raman Road has raised concern among environmentalists. BBMP is planning  to white top the road and widen it in order to avoid accidents.  BBMP is constructing an extra lane to make the road between Sadashivanagar […]

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Nurses campaign at Victoria Hospital to cure plastic problem

On World Health Day 2022, nurses of victoria hospital marched to ban plastic completely. Bengaluru: On World Health Day, staff and student nurses gathered at the Victoria Hospital, Mysore Road to spread awareness about plastic and its negative effects on our health and the environment. Bhamini, a nurse staff at the hospital said that this […]

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Plenty of fish in the sea, but polluted

Heavy metal bioaccumulation has been found in marine fish samples from the Visakhapatnam fishing harbour and the Bheemili area. If you are an avid fish eater from Visakhapatnam, you need to be more cautious about your health. Experts have said that consumption of marine fish from Visakhapatnam is hazardous to one’s health, as heavy metal […]

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