Posts Tagged "environment"

Grassland Story, Vol-II

October 27, 2019
Mahesh Bhat

Sometime in August of 2011,  a senior IAS officer, the then  head of Bangalore Development (Destruction?) Authority, stood on the Hesaraghatta grassland and declared “Birds? What birds? I cannot even see a sparrow”. So I was told. The government of…

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On World Environment Day – June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017
Mahesh Bhat

I have been travelling between Bangalore and Mangalore for several decades now. The road passes through the Western Ghats, one of the biological hotspots of the world and repository to millions of species of flora and fauna. Though there is…

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