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Towards sustainable cities...

Image | June 7, 2005 at 13:17

Towards sustainable cities...

From the tree-top….

Feature story | June 7, 2005 at 3:30

BANGALORE, India — A bamboo, plywood and jute platform on the tree opposite the India Coffee House formed the space for registering our message and presence among the din of voices surrounding the commemoration of the World Environment Day.

'Hey Salil! Pass me the wires!'

Image | June 7, 2005 at 3:30

'Hey Salil! Pass me the wires!' - Thangamma helps with the setting up. Sitting on the machan on a Sunday morning hours before the activity was to begin we could not help the good feeling that washed over us. Staring down on M G Road, freshly...

The tree and the pavement opposite with the

Image | June 7, 2005 at 3:30

The tree and the pavement opposite with the KREDL truck in place was a hub of activity from around 3:30. Minor technical problems delayed the performances. This time provided a space for spontaneous discussions, arguments and debate about a...

Message from a treetop by Naveen and Sherin

Image | June 7, 2005 at 3:30

Message from a treetop by Naveen and Sherin. While the songs from the trees raised concerns, the van demonstrated some viable alternatives, through the use of renewable energy.

The view from the tree

Image | June 7, 2005 at 3:30

The view from the tree. The event brought together a large number of young people and compelled a large number of passers-by to stop and join in for a while and engage with the issues.

The issues surrounding tree cutting for many

Image | June 7, 2005 at 3:30

The issues surrounding tree cutting for many symbolized the conflict between environmental sustainability and ‘development’ of the city.

Under overcast skies

Image | June 7, 2005 at 3:30

Under overcast skies, the concert started with an introduction to the programme and - theme by Radhika - a solar generation member. The message of 'towards sustainable cities' articulated through a number of posters, banners and placards, struck...

Testing Bayer

Feature story | May 30, 2005 at 14:39

ANTWERP, Belgium — Bisphenol-A. Doesn't sound very interesting does it? In fact it's a widely used chemical in mobile phones, baby bottles and CD's. Unfortunately it's also a widespread toxic pollutant, even being found in people's blood. We are...

Companies answer pleas to curb global warming

Feature story | May 17, 2005 at 15:44

WASHINGTON, D.C., United States — When Sydney declared that the 2000 Olympics would be the "Green games" we pointed out that the refrigerants Coca-Cola used to chill their beverage were also warming our planet.

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