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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Santosh Mittal & Ors Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 14/03/2017 regarding illegal mining in Alwar, Rajasthan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Cauvery Sene (Regd.), Medikeri Vs. State of Karnataka regarding felling of trees in Karnataka. NGT in the Order directs that all persons felling, cutting trees in the forest area or even on the private land are prohibited from cutting the trees unless and until they plant before cutting, 10 trees for each tree cut or felled from and/or proposed to be felled or cut.

Parliament has summoned National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) to explain circumstances surrounding the recent clash between Chinese sand miners and Wakiso district chairman, Matia Lwan

Large quantities of trees are harvested daily from Prakaw Forest Reserve to brew bitters, Salifu Baba Adams, a member of Forest Watch Ghana (FWG,) has revealed.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal dated 07/03/2017 in the matter of Sadi Ram Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others regarding mining operations without Environment Clearance in village Chokuni, District Almora, Uttarakhand. NGT directs payment of environmental compensation of Rs. 5 lakh for illegal and unauthorized felling/cutting of 27 trees, in violation of the laws in force.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil V. Tharthare V/s Secretary, Environment Department & Ors dated 06/03/2017 regarding cutting of the trees for a housing society, Gandhi Nagar, Bandra East, Mumbai.It is brought to the court's notice that the Tree Authority has granted permission to cut 39 trees and transplant 126 trees and plant 117 trees in the said property vide permission dated 27th May, 2015.

BUON DON, Vietnam – Only around 80 elephants remain in the wild in Vietnam, as the threat of humans and deforestation becomes ever greater, pushing their population to the brink of imminent extinct

Additional Government Pleader Kavita Solanki, appearing for the government, submitted a development plan of the area showing the layout plan.

Cape Town – A full public participation process will have to take place to determine whether tree felling at Tokai Forest will resume, the Western Cape High Court has ordered.