According to the ‘India State of Forest Report 2013’, 627 sq km of forest cover has decreased in the Northeastern States from 2011 to 2013

A total of 42 rhinos were poached in Assam last year

GUWAHATI: Western Assam's Manas National Park which also covers a part of Bhutan has excited conservationists.

The biodiversityrich Western Ghats have sprung yet another botanical surprise.

Area is a major biodiversity hotspot

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Sreeranganathan K.P. Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/05/2014 regarding granting of Environmental Clearance to M/s. KGS Aranmula Air Port Ltd., to set up an airport at Mallappuzhasserry, Aranmula and Kidangannur villages in Kozencherry taluk of Pathanamthitta District, Kerala

Text of the Supreme Court Judgement in matter of T.N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union Of India & Others dated 12/03/2014 regarding the destruction of the tropical rain forest in the Gudalur and Nilgiri areas in violation of the Forest Act, 1927, Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 and Tamil Nadu Hill Stations Preservation of Trees Act and the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.

Aluminium Stewardship Initiative has released the first draft global standard for sustainable aluminium production focusing on environmental, social and governance aspects for public consultation. It is out for public consultation from 1 February until 29 March 2014. Read full text and send your comments.


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MANGALORE: A study done by researchers has revealed that there is morphological and genetic evidence to show the presence of multiple evolutionary distinct lineages in the endangered and commercial

Project to generate baseline data on ecology

Scientists of the Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI) will join hands with their counterparts in other research institutions for long- term monitoring of the Western Ghats ecology to understand the impact of climate change and develop strategies for conservation and restoration of tropical forests.