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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BMRCL’s extra saplings lack extra benefit

BMRCL celebrates plantation of extra saplings in compensation to trees cut for metro construction but environmentalists argue their effective contribution to the environment. Compensatory saplings planted for trees cut during metro construction cannot benefit the environment like the old trees did, say environment experts. Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) said that they have planted […]

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Cable Wires: Lost in the Woods

Despite issuing a public notice on September 14, 2021 Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has failed to ensure that there are no wires on trees. Bengaluru: Internet service providing agencies and TV Cable Operators continue to thread wires through trees despite a public notice issued by BBMP Tree Officer and Deputy Conservator of Forests on […]

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