Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Ganpat Ram Mirdha Vs. State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 15/06/2015 regarding closure of the mining activities carried out on the Gaucher land without obtaining environmental clearances, Rajasthan.

Many irrigation systems are special cases of common-pool resources (CPRs) in which some users have preferential access to the resource, which in theory aggravates collective action challenges such as the under-provision of necessary infrastructure as a result of unequal appropriation of water resources. We present experimental evidence based on an irrigation game played in communities that are dependent on one of the largest contiguous irrigation network: the Indus basin irrigation system in Punjab, Pakistan.

Order of the Gujarat High Court in the matter of Dharamshi Meghji Savla Vs Bidada Gram Panchayat & Others dated 19/03/2015 regarding encroachment of gaucher land by constructing houses in Bidada, Gujarat.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Lakhan Singh Dhurve Vs. State of M.P. & 4 Ors. dated 11/03/2015 regarding allotment of charagah land for industrial use, District Umaria, Madhya Pradesh.

The Community Land Bill 2014 - An act of Parliament to give effect to Article 63 (5) of the Constitution; to provide for the recognition, protection, management and administration of community land; to establish and define the functions and powers of Community Land Boards and management committees; to provide for the powers of county governments

Two categories of evolutionary challenges result from escalating human impacts on the planet. The first arises from cancers, pathogens and pests that evolve too quickly, and the second from the inability of many valued species to adapt quickly enough. Applied evolutionary biology provides a suite of strategies to address these global challenges that threaten human health, food security, and biodiversity.

Traditional community management system to climate variability : Case of common property resources in Thar desert of Western Rajasthan - A presentation by Rucha Dande at the 4th National Research Conference on Climate Change, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, October 26-27, 2013.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunita Devi Kol Vs. Union of India & Others dated 10/10/2013 regarding licence to carry on mining in Khasra No. 822/1B/2/K Rakwa 2.5 acres, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, which was categorised for forest and also meant for the purpose of villagers.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/42-2013(CZ)(OA)_10Oct2013.pdf

This is a study of three villages in the Aravalli Hills of south Haryana, which have full title over the common lands and forests and have taken three radically different alternatives. One community, Mangar, is on the verge of losing the battle to the allure of real estate. The second village, Zir, is still confi dently preserving the forest as its common property, and the third, Bhondsi, appears to be divided in interests and has decided to let the forest department do the protection for the immediate future.

This National Land Reform Policy Draft 2013 formulated by Union Ministry of Rural Development and released on 18 July 2013 suggests a just and equitable method of allotting land on a priority basis to the marginalized, especially marginalized women.