JAIPUR: The arid regions of Rajasthan are the worst sufferer of climatic changes, according to Central Arid Zone Research Institute (CAZRI), Jodhpur.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Centre for Environment Protection, Research & Development Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 23/08/2013 regarding air pollution in Indore City.

Jaisalmer: Rajasthan’s desert region has gone from grey to green in little more than a month.

Stagnating yields, negative impact on environment, soil health and farmers' economy were some of the side effects of green revolution and provided fuel to search new and unexploited areas to ensure increased productivity through eco-friendly or evergreen farming.

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Jodhpur: Jodhpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) has undertaken a project to make the hills around the city green.
Cashing in on the rainy season, the corporation has decided to go for aerial spraying of seeds of the local flora on these hills. The mayor, Rameshwer Dadhich flagged off the seed-laden helicopter from the Air Force station in Jodhpur on Tuesday afternoon.

Sixty per cent of the surface water reservoirs filled only by half of their capacity during the previous monsoon

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The article highlights the strength of integrating farmer’s involvement in identifying native species, establishment of plant nurseries in the vicinity, timeliness of operations and shared ownership in terms of protection measures. This is an effort of CAZRI in collaboration with local farming communities to revive traditional agro forestry systems in Rajasthan.