Goencho Avaaz and locals SAVE the 200-year-old mango trees outside Colvale

Goencho Avaaz protect Mango Trees outside Colvale

Following yesterday’s protest by NGOs Goencho Avaaz and The Green Brigade along with locals outside Colvale, PWD Minister Ramakrishna (Sudin) Dhavlikar has given his assurance that the 6 mango trees at the entrance to Colvale that are almost 200 years old will not be felled. After a campaign started by Colvalkar, noted fashion designer and […]

Goa stands strong against the felling of trees on NH66

Chipko Movement in Colvale

On February 22, ItsGoa ran an article regarding the proposed felling of over 3500 fruit bearing trees to facilitate the widening of the Mumbai-Goa highway. In the article, we referenced a campaign started by noted fashion designer, Padmashree Wendell Rodricks to save the trees. The campaign reached close to 4000 signatures, resulting in the post […]