Citizen Matters and Mongabay India will research, develop and publish stories and short videos on “The why and how of Bengaluru’s biodiversity”:

This includes 2 guidebooks [guidelines for reporting on urban environment targeting journalists & best practices for scientists to engage with civil society and journalists targeting scientists.]; 10 longform articles and 5 video stories exploring Bangalore’s biodiversity. They will also conduct a training workshop for journalists on covering the environment and sustainability and for scientists on how to communicate their findings better to the public. 

 

Project Start Date: May 2020

Contact: sandhya@mongabay.compavithra@oorvani.com

Status Report & Updates:

This project has been completed.

Manuals on Urban Biodiversity 

Manual for journalists reporting on biodiversity
Produced by:  Mongabay India and Citizen Matters
Written by: Bhanu Sridharan
With support from Bengaluru Sustainability Forum

Manual for scientists communicating with journalists
Produced by:  Mongabay India and Citizen Matters
Written by: Bhanu Sridharan
With support from Bengaluru Sustainability Forum

Articles

These articles are a part of the BSF supported series on Bengaluru’s Ecosystems and Biodiversity by Mongabay-India and Citizen Matters.

Environment Clearance for Township Projects 
Photo by Zahid H Javali/Pixabay.
Author: Bhanu Sridharan
Date:7 September 2021

The secret life of solitary bees
Photo by Arati Kumar Rao.
Author: Arati Kumar Rao
Date:8 March 2021