Deforestation rates are significantly lower in Indigenous and Tribal territories where governments have formally recognized collective land rights, according to a new report.

Companies are realising the need to act on deforestation. Despite COVID-19, 2020 saw a 27% increase in companies disclosing on how they are managing deforestation and 93% of companies we analyzed are taking at least one industry-accepted action to safeguard forests.

This Insight provides a brief introduction to the topic of tropical degradation, a summary of key results, and directions for future research and policy. The analysis reinforces the recent relevance of degradation in the Brazilian Amazon, and finds that there is a close relationship between degradation and deforestation.

Written arguments on behalf of Bharat Kumar Jain for the protection and preservation of the ecological area of Mount Abu, situated in the Aravalli range in Rajasthan.

In terms of the notification of Eco-sensitive zone of Mount Abu, various construction activities were absolutely prohibited and accordingly when it was observed that under the garb of renovation various construction activities were going on by the politically and financially influential people, the application was filed, raising a substantial question relating to the environment.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Avasthi Vs Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 02/03/2021. Grievance in the application was against felling of trees by Delhi International Airport Authority Limited and its agency, M/s GMR Group, for expansion of a new runway for the airport. It was stated that the felling of trees was without complying with the requirements of planting the requisite number of trees.

The paper provides a comprehensive assessment of the changes witnessed in the forest sector in China during the last three decades and the key drivers that have contributed to the country’s forest transition.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the M.C. Mehta Vs Union of India dated 29/01/2021.

Permission was sought for felling of 317 trees, which were coming in the way of the project of widening and strengthening of a six-lane road from Avantibai crossing to Rohta.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the M.C. Mehta Vs Union of India dated 29/01/2021.

Submission of joint report of Chief Wildlife Warden, Maharashtra and Assistant Inspector General, NTCA in the matter of Sachin Rangari Vs State of Maharashtra & Others dated 21/01/2021.

A new WWF report has revealed how and why our planet has lost an area the size of California to deforestation in just over a decade.