Scientists develop cookies with insects for human consumption: Report
In an effort to normalise consumption of insects as an alternative protein source, a team from the Bengaluru-based Ashoka Trust For Research In Ecology And The Environment (ATREE) has developed cookies mixed with crickets.
ATREE scientists develop cricket cookies, say insect-eating may address food shortage
Arguing that humans have been historically entomophagous, a team from Ashoka Trust For Research In Ecology And The Environment (ATREE) has developed chocolate chip cookies mixed with crickets for human consumption.
Scientists set up 50 'hotels' across Bengaluru to woo bees
It is widely accepted by the scientific community that the extinction of bees will spur the rapid extinction of human beings, but very little action is being taken in India to conserve them.
Study finds most urban gardens in Bengaluru are situated outside houses
An online survey by ATREE in Bengaluru has shown that 50.8% of the respondents have a garden of some kind in their homes. The survey, which aimed at finding out if urban agriculture is viable in Bengaluru, found that out of them, only 32% grow vegetables or fruits in their gardens.
ATREE Celebrates 25 Years of Environmental Research with Two-Day Festival
The Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), a non-profit research organisation focused on conservation and sustainability, is marking its silver jubilee with a two-day festival on 18 and 19 August at the JN Tata Auditorium in the IISc campus, Malleswaram.
ATREE celebrates 25th year of interdisciplinary research
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) is currently celebrating its 25th year of interdisciplinary research focused on carrying out policy-oriented research, outreach, and education in the field of environmental conservation and sustainable development. Noted philanthropist Rohini Nilekani announced the Rs 25 crore endowment during a two-day event on August 18 and 19 at the JN Tata Auditorium.
ATREE to work on using waste water to green parks in Bengaluru
ATREE has tied up with the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to work on a project which will use waste water to green the parks in the city.
ATREE celebrates its silver jubilee this year
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE) is celebrating its silver jubilee on August 18 and 19 at the JN Tata Auditorium in IISc campus with several panel discussions, guest talks, film screenings and other events taking place.
Top news developments in Karnataka on August 18, 2022
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), a non-profit research organisation focused on conservation and sustainability, is celebrating its silver jubilee with a two-day festival on August 18 and 19 at the J.N. Tata Auditorium in the IISc campus, Malleswaram, from 10 a.m. onwards. The event is open to the public and includes a range of programmes such as discussions on the state of conservation science and sustainable development, debates on some of the current and contentious environmental issues, book launches as well as film screenings and performances. The line-up of speakers includes ATREE’s founder-president and chair Kamaljit S. Bawa.
The Green Mandate Ep. 5: ‘Managing Feral Dogs in Wildlife Habitats’ with Dr. Abi T. Vanak
The Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy in partnership with Rainmatter Foundation organised THE GREEN MANDATE EP. 5 on ‘Managing Feral Dogs in Wildlife Habitats’ with noted ecologist Dr. Abi Tamim Vanak. Dr. Abi T Vanak is a Professor in the Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation and interim Director of the Centre for Policy Design at Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE). Dr Vanak is an ecologist with broad interests in animal movement ecology, disease ecology, savanna ecosystems and wildlife in human-dominated systems.