For us we would like to recover our hard earned investments and move on. According to Suniti Su Ra, an activist and a close aide of Medha Patkar, the villagers were being given a short shrift by the company. In late 2010 it ordered Lavasa Corporation to hold farther building for non holding gathered proper clearances. Thanks for reading my blog! Down To Earth is a product of our commitment to make changes in the way we manage our environment, protect health and secure livelihoods and economic security for all. It has neither been acknowledged nor appreciated anywhere in the report. It is very close to Pune and Mumbai.
Mining for metals commonplace in items from consumer electronics to jewelry causes widespread environmental destruction, polluting water and releasing greenhouse gases into the environment. Limiting waste and pollution will help preserve the environment. At best it will provide a second or a third holiday home for people in the metros. This is our first hand experience of Lavasa, Pune, India. The hill station regulations do not allow construction on steep slopes. For one there is no concrete blueprint of the city, it changes from time to time depending on the mood and fancy of the developers. It has become very important to get these problems fixed before it is too late.
Pollution poses a current and future threats to people and the environment. The Ministry of Environment and Forests today told the Bombay High Court, hearing the Lavasa case, that the Google images of the alleged environment damage to the area due to the project have shaken it. Most is buried underground in landfill sites. Biotechnology is an impressive technology but limiting is use is the need of the hour. Climate change is here and it is happening. Any developer with 400 hectares of land can go ahead and build his dream town.
Potable water can become contaminated with things such as airborne diseases, toxins, and hazardous chemicals. In one interview Pawar revealed that it was he who had identified the site for this project. I think finding a sustainable balance between vegans, vegetarians and carnivores would be a better option. To preserve the remaining forests, humans should simply stop cutting down trees. The consequences of these environmental issues cannot go ignored.
This has resulted in the depletion of glaciers which in turn are responsible for the increasing sea level. Bandya Bhau Wahelkar, 65-year-old resident of Mugaon, says the 6 ha he was allocated under the land ceiling Act was sold twice without his knowledge. One way to bring clean water to people is through digging wells. There are complaints of fraud, too. But there are always ways we can do more to use less, use better, reuse and recycle. This has jeopardised the ecology of the Sahyadri hills where Lavasa is located.
Lavasa exposed By its looks, the place could be mistaken for Portofino, a fishing village-cum-resort in Italy—multi-coloured buildings crowd a waterfront and cafes flank a cobbled promenade. At present the media is bombarding us with shining India images, as long as we have independent articles like this, i think we can question some of those images, but these voices need to be made more forceful in numbers to shake the dominant belief in Indian progress and development. When waste is disposed of via burning or nuclear, it emits hazardous toxins in the air, which people breathe in. It is difficult for the municipality to cope up with infrastructure requirements because of increase in its population. It besides created a shockingly unsafe case in point in the history of environmental action in India. Now there are roads, probably transport, employment opportunities. We believe strongly that we can and must do things differently.
No industrial country has advanced to such status withoutcountry has advanced to such status without developing solid infrastructure facilities. Then they are threatened that utilities would be cut-off should they disagree with Lavasa ever. My question is, why do we need Lavasa? Leave aside the water problem, the Lavasa is in eco sensitive zone. Earth is one of the most beautiful planets of the solar system. This is a very serious.
Engineering and manufacturing industry have increased the use of materials like metals, plastic, oil and rubber. This has rendered the hills barren. But now they are demanding a fee of Rs 2,000 per month. Ecosystems as diverse as the Amazon rainforest and the Arctic tundra, for example, may be approaching thresholds of dramatic change through warming and drying. Today, people live in less than 100 sq. The open lands around the houses have gone under parking tiles because multistoried buildings of world class have come up. Air, soil, and water all have the capability to be polluted.