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After the submission of a Letter to the Vice-Chancellor of Delhi University – requesting him to show sensitivity towards the trees in the campus, the VC (in a manner expected from the VC of one of India’s most popular University) has in a letter, appreciated and shared the concern of the students. The VC […]

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Even before the mindless marking of trees in the (Delhi) University campus was reported, repeated efforts by the TreesForDelhi action group had ensured that all affected trees should be marked with different colours and that the colour code should be as follows: For trees that will be cut For trees that will be transplanted […]

This is what Sahara Samay has to say regarding the cutting and unscientific marking of trees in the (Delhi) University campus. New Delhi, April 26: About 1,000 trees in the Delhi University’s North Campus have been marked for felling. The trees will be cut in order to expand the university’s sports […]

Tree on death bed. One of the trees in the (Delhi) University campus was so brutally marked that it has failed to bear leaves or flowers this season, even when the fall season has long been over. It may never do. It has now become a passive ecosystem provider just like the tree mentioned in the previous post. Even though […]

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A day after Hindustan Times broke the story of trees being cut and unscientifically marked in the (Delhi) University Campus – people (in and around the University) seemed well informed! Even as the semester exams are on in the School (of Environmental Studies), the students took out time to sign […]

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The Students of the School of Environmental Studies (Delhi University) will be submitting a letter to the Vice-Chancellor; requesting him to show sensitivity towards the trees in the campus, some of which are decades old. We, the students fully understand that development is not only important but is also the need of […]

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The Hindustan Times, a leading National daily has thought it appropriate to put the ‘labelling of trees and loss to Delhi Greens’ story on its cover page. Previously on DelhiGreens: How would you like your name carved on your body? Trees being numbered to facilitate their cutting This is what HT has to […]

The TreesForDelhi Meeting (Check out the invitation) at the India International Center (IIC)’s Conference Room No. 1 presided by Mr. Ravi Agarwal (ToxicsLink), Mr. Mahesh Rangarajan (Ecological Historian and Political Commentator) and Mr. Prabhakar (Zakir Hussain College – Kalpavriksh) saw relatively thin audience. The conference echoed the need to preserve […]

TreesforDelhi invites all concerned citizens for a panel disccussion on: Delhi’s Vanishing neighbourhood trees: Is it about trees and transport? Panelists: Mahesh Rangarajan, ecological historian and political commentator and Prabhakar from Kalpavriksha The discussion will be moderated by Mr. Ravi Agarwal, Director, ToxicsLink Date: 20th April 2007, Friday Time: 6.30 p.m. […]