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No Parking: Kudremukh reserved for tigers

Karkala (Chikmagalur): In an effort to expand undisturbed areas for tigers, Kudremukh National Park has been approved as the 41st tiger reserve of the country. Awaiting final declaration, the park will come under the aegis of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), what was once popularly...

Award-winning Udupi Municipality ignores hazardous waste

Udupi: “We are one of the few cities in the country which is honoured with the Green Leaf Award,” was the impromptu reply by Dr. Subramanian, Environmental Engineer of the Udupi City Municipal Council (CMC) when asked about waste management in Udupi city. “Narcissism at...

Alevoor dump yard: Garbage in, garbage out

Alevoor (Udupi): Until two years ago, Prema lived near a dumping yard at Beedinagudde in Udupi, surrounded by a pervasive stench and clouds of smoke. Clutching her throat, she said, “It choked us.” The protests of her community prevailed, and the dumping yard was shifted...

River to be diverted to quench urban thirst

Mangalore: It cuts through the mighty hills of the Western Ghats, passing by holy villages and populated cities. After quenching the thirst of Dakshina Kannada district, it rushes to form an estuarine ecosystem to the south of Mangalore, where it meets the Arabian Sea. Denigrating...