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In 4 weeks, faux lungs turn grey in less polluted area.

Nagpur: Corroborating air pollution in the city, the faux lungs installed outside KRIMS Hospital on Central Bazaar Road, Ramdaspeth, have changed color — from pristine white to grey in a span of nearly four weeks. This, despite the area being one of the least polluted ones in the city and the frequent weather changes, including several spells of rain, in the last one month.

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Garbage Burning In Bengaluru: How Our Campaign Altered This Toxic Practice

In May 2016, Jhatkaa started a petition against garbage burning in Bangalore. Our then campaigner, Divya, for weeks sat outside BBMP solid waste commissioner’s office to bring the issue of garbage burning to his notice. The BBMP appointed ward marshals who would canvas the area and had the authority to fine individuals found burning garbage in the open. We continued working on the issue of garbage burning and collaborated with Fridays for Future to raise awareness about the issue.

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As Mumbai’s Air Quality Remains ‘Poor’, Its Artificial Lungs Start Blackening

A pair of white artificial lungs, installed in Mumbai’s Bandra to create awareness on the city’s high pollution levels and their adverse health effects, have turned grey, and are nearing pitch black just eight days after installation.

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8,500 trees to be sacrificed to decongest traffic in Bengaluru

Over 8,500 trees will likely be axed by the Karnataka Road Development Corporation Limited (KRDCL) to decongest traffic in the tech corridor in the city. The move has irked the environmentalists who are criticizing the KRDCL. Campaigning organisation Jhatkaa.org has collected more than 2,500 signatures demanding an immediate stay on felling of trees, some of which are as old as 80 years. The organisation has also called for proper and accessible public consultation to be held for all projects.

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Over 8000 trees to face axe in Karnataka

Over 8,500 trees in Bengaluru will be axed by the Karnataka Road Development Corporation Limited (KRDCL) with an aim to ease traffic in the tech corridor in the city. The decision has been lambasted by the environmentalists and a campaigning organisation Jhatkaa.org has collected over 2,500 signatures demanding an immediate stay on felling of trees. “How could they even think of cutting the trees, some of which are 100 years old,” said the petitioners.

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Over 8,000 trees to be axed in Bengaluru

Campaigning organisation Jhatkaa.org has collected more than 2,500 signatures demanding an immediate stay on felling of trees, some of which are as old as 80 years. Jhatkaa.org has also called for proper and accessible public consultation to be held for all projects.

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8,500 trees to face axe in Bengaluru to ease traffic

Jhatkaa.org has also called for proper and accessible public consultation to be held for all projects. “In just the past couple of years, air pollution has risen drastically in Bengaluru, with construction dust, garbage burning and the rise in private vehicles leading to more emissions. In the midst of this, the city's old trees are a natural buffer and their loss for development projects will lead to worsening impact of climate change, not to mention the health effects of air pollution,” the petition reads.

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Bengaluru residents hit streets to protest tree-felling for ‘development’

This has also led to protests on social media with an online petition on Jhatkaa.org demanding an immediate stay on the felling of trees. The petition has managed to collect over 2,500 signatures till now. Among other demands, “proper and accessible” public consultation for all projects has also been raised.

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Over 8,000 trees are to be cleared in Bengaluru

Karnataka Road Development Corporation Limited (KRDCL) will wipe out more than 8,500 trees in Bengaluru to relieve traffic on the city’s tech corridor, much to the detriment of environmentalists. The campaign organization Jhatkaa.org has collected more than 2,500 signatures that require immediate protection against tree felling, some of which are 80 years old.

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नाशिकमधील वाढत्या वायू प्रदूषणाबद्दल नागरिकांमध्ये जनजागृती व्हावी यासाठी jhatkaa.org च्या स्वयंसेवकांनी नाशिकच्या कृषीनगर जॉगिंग ट्रॅक येथे अभिनव पद्धतीने अभियान राबवले.

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नाशिक शहरातील वाढत्या प्रदूषणाविरोधात झटका संस्थेच्या वतीने सिगारेटच्या प्रतिकृतीद्वारे जनजागृती करण्यात आली.

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नाशिकमध्ये वाढत्या वायुप्रदूषणाबाबत ‘झटका’ तर्फे शहरात जागरूकता मोहीम.

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