Tag: environmental conservation

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Betel Nut Trees Chopped down by Goa Forest Department Angers Residents

 
/ June 12, 2019

Residents of Sanguem block of South Goa staged a protest when the Forest department axed their hereditary betel nut trees.

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The Green Guardians of Goa: A Citizens’ Movement Against a Brewery

 
/ May 8, 2017

In a tiny village in South Goa, people have come forward to protect the environment when the government is bending backwards to accommodate corporate interests.

“Only 1% of Garbage is Trash”: Clinton Vaz Shows the Way to a Zero-Waste Goa

 
/ March 27, 2017

In the latest state budget announced last Saturday, the government of Goa has promised to invest nearly two thousand crores for waste management. One man shows how, in the long run, getting the community on board is more sustainable that investing in expensive technology.

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Goa Forest Warriors: A Community Guards its Forest

 
/ March 8, 2017

This World Forest Day, Goa shows India how communities can protect our precious forests