Chennai students to support global climate strike rally

  • | Sunday | 22nd September, 2019

By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: At a time when various cities across the world, are pitching in to register their anger against climate change during the global climate strike week, Chennai is doing its bit as well to support the cause. For this purpose, multiple environmental groups in the city, have come together to organise a rally on Sunday morning at Elliots Beach. Under the topic, ‘Save Chennai Wetlands’, organisers are expecting around 1,000 people to join the rally on Sunday between 6.30 am-8.30 am. Six groups including Vettiver Collective and Citizen Consumer and Civic Action Group (CAG) are the main organisers of the events that have been going on in the city since Friday. Pooja Kumar, a volunteer from Vettiver Collective said that Ennore was chosen particularly for the exposure tour as it is formed from the Araniyar-Kosasthalayar Basin, which is fast dying due to sea water intrusion caused by encroachments.

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