Actions & Projects

Goa & UK (joint marine cleaning program)


Gokarna tourist-diversity

Message from a Singaporean Tourist to Local and District authorities, 2019 De : KWAN RONG Soh <> Date: mer. 13 mars 2019 à 11:04 Subject: Waste Management Problem in Gokarna To: <>, <>, <> Cc: <>, <>, <> Addressed to: Tourism Department, Government of Karnataka Subject: Waste Management Problem in Gokarna I am a visitor…


Gokarna disaster

Potentially, Gokarna is the wealthiest village of the whole District, be its multiple resources properly managed. Khushi Parisara, extremely concerned with the tourism growth at Gokarna, with its extensive use & throw practices, the massive CRZ encroaching, the huge tourists/visitors OD, the large garbage incineration, the death and heavy pollution of water bodies, etc, got prepared to…


Bus Stand – Kumta

The Bus Stand, by its huge visibility, has to be a place teaching people the best good practices concerning cleanliness and waste in order to model a clean behaviour. Actually, bus stations of NWKRTC, in remarkable contrast with surrounding train stations, are generally dirty with trash and spits spread all around.Toilets are dirty and without the proper facilities.There are…


Court burlesque swachh program

Mummery of swachhata at Kumta Court   For long time that the premisses of the court in Kumta were exhibiting a filthy show to the sight of all of us, frequenting it or just passing by. the windows being used then as dustbins the waste being incinerated on the spot and the toilets showing the most…


Mangala Team changing waste patterns

Simple story … they arrived in Gokarna at the very beginning of the tourist the season, coming from France. They were having their holidays with the family, moving around, observing, noting the dreadful condition of the seashore. Asking and talking and discussing they started collecting all the plastic bottles they were finding on their way… Removing…


TSP waste management – Gokarna 2018

The waste management practices of Tourism Service Providers (TSP) on the seashore remain, year after year, perfectly ecocidal. Their preferred system is the open burning of all waste, creating a long hours persistent smoke on their area, either at early morning or late evening. The alternate system is the burying of all waste on the shoreline,…


burning waste – Kumta

  At Kumta, as at uncountable rural and urban areas, citizens by themselves and local bodies workers,daily dispose of garbage by burning it everywhere… mainly at sunset … but at raising sun also           And still:


Open waste burning – Gokarna

Gram Panchayat workers burning trash at Sangam    Restaurants on the seashore burning their trash every other day Gram Panchayat burning waste every day at the dumping site! Actually, when we witness these practices we understand that waste is one of the biggest “ecociders”. Waste fulfils all the criteria of an ecocide: environmental destruction, damage of ecosystems,  threaten to all sorts of…