Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giriraj Parikrama Sanrakshan Sansthan & Others Vs Department of Environment & Forests & Others dated 17/05/2019 regarding violation of Environment Protection Act 1986 in and around Giriraj Parvat and Parikrama Marg, Goverdhan, District Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. The issues raised included disposal of solid and hazardous waste, removal of encroachments from the Reserved Forest area, noise pollution and forest land diversion.

Kenya's ban on logging two years ago has seen charcoal traders flock to Uganda, which has now become the main source of the fuel, further putting a strain on the country’s dwindling forest cover.

The island nation of Madagascar has a dubious accolade: it is the world-leader in deforestation.

Leaders in Masindi have embarked on replanting 42 forests cut down by charcoal and timber dealers in the last nine years.

Protecting forests from degradation, deforestation and fragmentation, and tree-based landscape restoration are globally recognised as cost-effective solutions for combatting climate change.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hemant Kumar Rajoria Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/04/2019 regarding non-forest activities at the reserve forest of Bandh Ki Gadi, Amagarh, Jaipur, Rajasthan. The petitioner has submitted that even after the interim order of 31/05/2018 which had prohibited any interference in the reserved forest without prior approval from MoEF, activities including leveling of the ground after removing vegetation, fencing and construction of wall, where there is a forest area fall on both the sides, use of road rollers are still going on.

Civic body adds a new clause in its contract whereby contractors, not BMC, will be responsible for mishaps

Under a leaden sky, six rangers walk silently in single file through Vohibola, one of the last primary forests in eastern Madagascar.

Beyond a metal gate in Ranong, a port town in southern Thailand, a warehouse is filled nearly wall to wall and floor to ceiling with bags of illegally sourced charcoal.

The Wampis is an indigenous group comprised of thousands of members whose ancestors have lived in the Amazon rainforest of northern Peru for centuries.

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