On Monday, at Kota Padukere, the local fisherman’s community, along with the support of the Bramhavara Forest Department rescued a wounded sea turtle that had lost a flipper.
On Sunday, 17th June, FSL-India’s Senior Program Manager, Venkatesh received a mobile call from the Maddugudde village fishermen community, about a wounded sea turtle. He immediately informed the Forest Department officials and went along with them to rescue the sea turtle.
FSL-India celebrated Enviroment Day with the collaboration of the Forest Department of Conservation, Kundapura, and Grama Panchayath, Gulwadi. A former President of Grama Panchayat, Mr.Narayana Madiwal’s house premises did a plantation through the involvement of the community members and celebrated Environment Day.
This is my second FSL-India work camp and I continue to learn new things every day. With now only 1 work day left, it is hard to believe that I have already completed almost 2 weeks here.
On 5th June, the volunteers and staff of FSL-India’s Centre for Experiential Living (CEL) Kundapur, together with the local community, celebrated Environment Day.
On the 4th and 5th of April 2018, the Environment Education and Open Camp volunteers from FSL- India, conducted a painting activity for environmental awareness at Mavinakatte Primary School.
On the 26th and 27th of March 2018 we, the Environment Education volunteers from FSL- India, did our first awareness painting in Neralakatte.
The volunteers and staff from FSL’s own Home Based Projects (HBP) of our Centre for Experiential Living (CEL) located at Kundapura participated in a community plantation at 2 of our volunteers’ host families’ homes.
The survival of the sea turtle is critically linked to the conservation of our environment. The huge number of deaths of these creatures, particularly during the nesting season is a key indicator that we need to relook at our conservation efforts, as well as the programmes in place to educate the fisherman community.
Navunda beach is a very beautiful beach on the west coast of India. The sand is white, there are a lot of green coconut trees, the waves of the ocean are rolling in.
On 19th January, under the leadership of Manjesh BM, Field Officer, and Manjunath B, CEL Coordinator, FSL-India organised a plastic waste collection rally jointly with the Neralakatte Gram Panchayat, to create awareness on Plastic Waste Management.
Beekeeping or apiculture is one of the world’s oldest occupations and has been in existence since antiquity. It is relatively inexpensive and hugely rewarding, as the benefits are many and varied. FSL-India decided to engage in beekeeping due to the increasing global problem caused by non-organic agriculture, i.e. the loss of pollinators, which are, just as the targeted pests, killed by the pesticides used.
On Friday, 19th January 2018, an awareness rally on ‘Plastic Waste Management’ took place in Neralakatte, organised by FSL-India’s Centre for Experiential Living and the Neralakatte Gram Panchayat.