ARAVALLIS UNDER ATTACK
Will the Aravallis: North West India’s climate regulator, shield against desertification, critical water recharge zone and wildlife habitat be able to survive the greed, pettiness and extreme short-sightedness of politicians, bureaucrats, miners and land grabbers?
CITIZEN VOICES FOR ARAVALLIS
Aravalli Bachao Citizens Movement started in February 2019 as a small group of people in India’s National Capital Region and has since become a nationwide movement with citizens, foresters, conservationists, journalists, environmentalists and climate change activists from all over India and other countries supporting the cause of saving one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world.
PLOGGING IN ARAVALLIS
This video shows how Aravali Bachao Citizens Movement helps people connect with the wild and inculcate a spirit of eco consciousness through cleaning drives in the NCR Aravallis.
ARAVALLI BLACK DAY
Hear the voices of the Students 4 Aravallis fighting to save the green lungs and critical water recharge belt of India’s National Capital Region in this video made by Pluc TV to mark the Aravalli Black Day in February 2021.
BANDHWARI LANDFILL AND WASTE BURNING PLANT IN ARAVALLIS
ARAVALLI KA ASTITV
This film highlights the havoc that Bandhwari landfill in India’s National Capital Region is playing in the eco sensitive Aravallis along with its impacts on the people living nearby. It also explains why the decision to build a waste to energy plant in the Aravallis is a disastrous one and gives sustainable solutions to manage Gurgaon and Faridabad cities’ waste based on decentralised waste management and strict enforcement of Solid Waste Management Rules of India.
QUINT VIDEO ON BANDHWARI LANDFILL POLLUTION
A video by Quint on the report by Centre for Science and Environment on how waste from Bandhwari landfill is destroying the delicate Aravalli ecosystem and threatening the lives of millions of people living in Delhi-NCR
CITIZENS PROTEST AGAINST WASTE BURNING PLANT IN ARAVALLIS
This video captures a protest by adults and children from NCR cities and villages surrounding Bandhwari landfill in January 2021 against Haryana government’s decision to build a waste to energy plant in the middle of the Aravalli forest.
PUBLIC HEARING FOR WASTE TO ENERGY PLANT IN ARAVALLIS
This video captures the voices of rural and urban citizens from India’s National Capital Region in a public hearing organised on 31st August 2021 saying a resounding NO for the government’s plan to build a waste burning plant in the Aravallis.
WASTE TO ENERGY IS A FAILED MODEL IN INDIA
Waste Expert Swati Sambyal explains 5 reasons why the waste to energy model is a failure in India and gives a solution for dealing with the small fraction of a city’s waste that cannot be recycled or composted.
ILLEGAL MINING IN NCR ARAVALLIS
These videos made in April 2021 show how beautiful, biodiversity rich areas in Gurgaon and Faridabad Aravallis have been devastated by illegal mining activities.
ILLEGAL MINING NEAR ARAVALI PATHWAYS SCHOOL, GURGAON
ILLEGAL MINING IN PANDALA HILLS, GURGAON
ILLEGAL MINING NEAR BHARADWAJ LAKE AREA IN FARIDABAD
ILLEGAL MINING NEAR KOT VILLAGE IN FARIDABAD