Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zone Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of M/s Bahirubaba Mines Vs Rajasthan, SEIAA & Others.

This paper provides a method for understanding how city actions impact trees and forests outside their boundaries. The Forest Footprint for Cities methodology connects global estimates of tropical and subtropical deforestation linked to agricultural production to commodity-specific international trade and city consumption.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Prem Mohan Gaur Vs National Highway Authority of India & Others dated 11/01/2022.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mohan Chandra Sati Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 04/01/2023.

The matter related to non-construction of a protection wall from Simbalkhal to SIIDCUL for protecting flora and fauna of reserved forest of Rajaji National Park and huge illegal mining and stone crushing going on in the said forest causing damage to environment.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of D K Joshi Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 04/01/2023.

D K Joshi an advocate by profession filed an application before the NGT against the dumping of muck, debris and illegal cutting of trees in the process of construction of Bironkhal-Kedargali-Naulapur-Khetu motor road. The construction is taking place near Nakuri, National Highway 309. "Due to this NH 309 and State Highway No. 51 (Bironkhal-Kedargali-Naulapur-Khetu Motor Road) has been blocked," the court was informed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Prof. Dr. Sanjeev Bagai & Others Vs Department of Environment, GNCTD & Others dated 20/12/2022.

The matter related to illegal act of cutting, felling and pruning of trees in Vasant Vihar.

The applicants have submitted that some trees were cut/felled in Vasant Vihar on September 30, 2022 without any permission and a complaint dated October 28, 2022 was lodged in this regard by Sanjeev Bagai with various authorities.

Affidavit filed by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board in the matter of Bharat Prakash Rai Vs State of West Bengal dated December 16, 2022.

The matter related to felling of trees in a tea estate, Darjeeling.

This report finds that of the 979 hydropower dams currently operating in the 25 cloud forest countries, more than half depend on water from cloud forests, representing billions of dollars of electricity production that take nature’s ecosystem services for granted.

Committee Report in OA No.46/2018 (WZ) (Joint Forest Management Committee V/s The Principal Secretary, Revenue & Forest Deptt. & Ors.)

There is environmental destruction caused due to dumping of debris of the rocks cut for establishment of statue of Jain Tirthankara, Rishabhanatha. The statue has been carved out of the Mangi-Tungi hills, Tahrabad, Nashik, Maharashtra. The extent of the area affected as per affidavit submitted by the District Level Committee is 7.310 hectares.

The NGT directed the Divisional Forest Officer, Nagore, Rajasthan to look into the matter of illegal cutting of trees.

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