Green Updates for Chennai in Specific - Nature Lover

Plans for water canal restoration with multiple stakeholder support

Chennai civic body mulls Mambalam canal makeover with walkways and parks

Adyar Nandanam T. Nagar

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Urban water body conservationists impressed by lake restoration efforts

Chennai lake serves as model waterbody to activists of other States

Madipakkam

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Individual plants and maintains native saplings at science center

A little imagination in your corner is all it takes to green a city

Kotturpuram

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Individual’s sustained gardening efforts

Organic food & rainwater harvesting: Chennai woman’s zero-waste house is goals

Thiruvotriyur

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Natural history of areas in city

City settlements draw names from their green past

Mylapore Perambur Pulianthope Purasaiwalkam Thirumullaivoyal

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NGO focuses on planting native trees that suit local weather conditions

Ayapakkam resident's tree-planting initiative has been going from strength to strength

Ambattur Avadi Tambaram

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Civic body plans to convert selected open spaces to parks

67 new parks in Chennai to give added areas more breathing space

Ambattur Madhavaram Perungudi Sholinganallur

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NGO restores pond by de-silting and setting up embankments

9 system ponds in Ambattur get a face-lift, thanks to efforts of a Chennai-based NGO

Ambattur

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Scientific lake restoration methods used by NGO to conserve urban water bodies

Another lake in Ambattur gets to hold water instead of garbage

Ambattur

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Residents with support from civic body make plans to restore local lake

Polluted Korattur lake to be converted into eco-park, thanks to locals

Korattur

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Resident’s determination saves area’s freshwater source

Chennaiites come together to save Oragadam’s Thamarai kulam

Ambattur

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Individual garnered support from neighbors in increasing area’s green cover

A small but effective green family planted more than 1,200 saplings

Thirumullaivoyal

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Civic body transforms local park into recreational hub

Mangal Eri project on revival mode

Mogappair

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Lake restoration gains ground with involvement from multiple stakeholders

Perungudi residents have big plans for their lake

Perungudi

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Civic body plans to restore urban freshwater sources with support from locals

Hyacinth out, sewer plugged, three water bodies restored

Korattur

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Civic department restores local lake into a recreational spot

Lessons from Chetpet: How to save lakes

Chetput

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Restoring historical rivers through community action

NDRF launches ‘Clean Cooum Campaign’ to restore polluted waterway

Anna Nagar Chintadripet Egmore Nungambakkam

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Local NGO engaged in habitat restoration of urban water bodies

Water bodies in Chennai get a new lease of life

Thiruvanmiyur

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Individual’s innovation stops trash from reaching oceans

Ex-mariner’s innovation has stopped 30K tonnes of trash from reaching the ocean!

Chintadripet

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Restored water body open for public

Discover mangrove forests inside Chennai’s Adyar Poonga

Adyar

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Resident Associations ensure sustainable green cover increase

A “forest” raised in a burial ground with Miyawaki method

Sholinganallur

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Civic body plans to decentralize solid waste collection

Corporation begins selling manure in malls

Velachery

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Paper bags initiative by school students

Global Adjustments Foundation comes up with cloth bag-making initiative

Mylapore

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Residents transform nearby wasteland to green park

From dumping ground to public park: Besant Nagar residents show how!

Besant Nagar

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Residents take sparrow habitation measures

Besant Nagar offering us a few lessons about species adaptation

Besant Nagar

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Resident groups take up freshwater source restoration and maintenance measures

Citizen groups are reclaiming Chennai’s water bodies

Ambattur Perambur Velachery

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Plans for improving ecology and recreational spaces through eco-river restoration

Third phase of Adyar eco-restoration to begin soon

Adyar

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Residential waste management and terrace gardening

Home gardeners tips for the summer

Anna Nagar Mandaveli Mylapore Nungambakkam

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National park's excellent space to show urban forest conservation

Enter the jungle: Where in this busy city would you find 150 species of birds?

Guindy

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Civic body’s native tree plantation drives attracts diverse bird life

A combination of planned and natural greening on ECR

Perumbakkam

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Local school girl turns environmentalist

17-year-old girl helps Adyar, RA Puram go plastic-free

Adyar

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Local biodiversity hotspot’s maintenance of green cover

How Chennai’s Theosophical Society maintains its greenery even in the summer

Adyar

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Individual maintains house garden in systemic and organic manner

Gardening makes this couple’s old age fruitful

Royapettah

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School students practise organic farming and composting

Lessons from a school garden: Growing fruits and vegetables to composting!

Mylapore

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Residential community’s waste management pioneers

Zero-waste homes have been a way of life for these Chennai women

Adyar T. Nagar

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Educational institution modernized with sustainable facilities and green space

Anna University shows the way in water conservation

Guindy

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Local green spaces and eco parks worth visiting

Here is a guide to a Chennai eco-spot-hopping

Adyar

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Eco-park takes students, interest public for wetland conservation tours

With guided trips, know Chennai's Nanmangalam forest better in a day

Tambaram

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School students craft mini forest

Have you tried the Miyawaki method of afforestation?

Ekkaduthangal Mylapore

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Individual effort prompts civic body to invest in waste management in public spaces

Corporation starts composting at Krishnapuri Park

Mylapore

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Nor-for-profit engages shopkeepers in local flora maintenance

'Punnai' trees make a comeback with the help of locals

Mylapore

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Local NGO spreads awareness on urban wildlife conservation

For 17 years, this Chennai fisherman has rescued hundreds of turtles from trawlers

Neelankarai

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Individual’s sustained effort has turned home into a mini organic forest

Grown over 35 years, Chennai man’s home forest has 350+ of India’s rarest plants

Mogappair

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Food and farming sustainability at homes

How to raise a farm in an urban nook

Perungudi

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Event showcases range of products by sustainable designers and manufactures.

Connecting sustainable start-ups

Porur

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Corporate and NGO team up to revive local freshwater source

Three ponds in Perungalathur get a new lease of life

Thiruvanmiyur

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State government plans to restore city's natural wetlands

Pallikaranai marsh: Chennai’s only surviving wetland ecosystem

Pallikaranai

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Individual aims to initiate conversation on sparrow population

The sparrow saviour who distributed 1700 nests across India

Perambur

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NGO involved in habitat restoration of water bodies

This former Google employee is on a mission to restore lakes across India

Thiruvanmiyur

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Zero-waste family grows diverse varieties of organic vegetables

Meet the zero-waste Chennai family growing 50+ varieties of organic veggies

Porur

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Ambulance for trees offers maintenance and plantation services

Chennai gets a tree ambulance to relocate and revive trees

Adyar Alwarpet Anna Nagar Besant Nagar Chepauk Egmore Fort St. George Gopalapuram Guindy Kilpauk Kolathur Kotturpuram Mandaveli Mylapore Nandanam Palavakkam Pallavaram Royapettah Saidapet Sowcarpet

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Individual receives award for determined tree plantation efforts

The ‘Tree Man of India’ is leading the charge against global warming, one tree at a time.

Virugambakkam

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Case study of Urban region’s expansion over the decades

Looking beyond the Chennai city, at the Chennai watershed

Nanganallur

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Local Body plans water canal and basin restoration with international support

Sustainable restoration for Kovalam Muttukadu Basin, Mambalam Canal

Nanganallur

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Voluntary organizations engage in sapling growth and maintenance

Redrawing Chennai’s lake restoration map

Sholinganallur

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Case Study of Shrinking Urban Wetland

From 50 sq km to just three in 30 years: Chennai’s Pallikaranai marsh is just about to vanish

Pallikaranai

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Case study of river restoration measures

TNPCB to help restore Chennai rivers

Guindy

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