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
Status Report & Updates:
This project has been completed.
Manuals on Urban Biodiversity
These articles are a part of the BSF supported series on Bengaluru’s Ecosystems and Biodiversity by Mongabay-India and Citizen Matters.
Real estate developers face few hurdles in getting environment clearance
Photo by Amit Gaitonde.
Author: Bhanu Sridharan
Date:6 September 2021
Bengaluru’s yes to Hesaraghatta film-city means a no to the Lesser Florican
Photo by Mahesh Bhat.
Author: Arathi Menon
Date:6 January 2021
Livelihoods dependent on Bengaluru lakes can be protected, here’s how
Photo by Mohit M. Rao
Author: Mohit M. Rao
Date:16 November 2020
Bengaluru’s Biodiversity Management Committee is back in action
Author: Apekshita Varshney
Date: 15 September 2020