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Videos

Elephant on the Zebra Crossing

 

 

Prof. Uma Ramakrishnan (NCBS) speaks with Srinivas Vaidyanathan (FERAL), Dr. Nishant Srinivasiah and Anisha Jayadevan (Frontier Elephants Programme) on their ‘Elephants on the Zebra Crossing’ project from the BSF Small Grants Programme to understand the vision behind the project, their learnings and experiences, challenges and the way ahead. With the first round of Small Grants almost at an end, this is part of BSF’s attempt to reflect on the projects and Small Grants Programme in general.

Avenue trees in Bengaluru

 

 

Many of those who have visited Bengaluru know of its fabulous trees in all sorts of shapes, colors and sizes. Not many though would know their name, flowering patterns and benefits they offer to us urban dwellers and urban wildlife. In this video eminent Naturalists Karthikeyan S. and T.S. Srinivasa speak about the history of those trees in Bengaluru and introduce them in great detail.

Learning From and Living with nature: Experiences from Jakkur Lake

For a City like Bengaluru to be water resilient there is a dire need to save our Lakes. Community, Collaboration and Conservation are the three c’s to focus on when it comes to revival of urban lakes. Conservation becomes possible when Communities around the lake come together to Collaborate with the stakeholders to work towards saving the lake.

Stories of Resilience – Byramangala

This is the first story from the ‘Stories of Resilience’ project by Quicksand and Bharat Mirle. In this video story, they look at how cattle rearers on the outskirts of Bangalore are coping with city and industrial waste being pushed out to the Byramangala reservoir.