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.

The years 2016 and 2017 were especially bad for the world’s tropical forests as dry, hot weather led to widespread fires that, along with activities like clear-cutting for agriculture, resulted in

Voluntary, permanent land protection is a key conservation process in many coun-tries. Concerns with the effectiveness of such decentralized processes exist due tothe potential for (1) selection bias, that is, the protection of parcels whose land coverwould have been conserved in the absence of protection, and (2) local spill

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.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satbir Singh Vs State of Haryana dated 16/04/2019 regarding illegal mining by M/s Haryana Mining Company, Ghadi Khudana, District Mahendragarh, in Arawali forest land.

A total 2,700 trees at Aarey will be affected by the metro depot, of which 2,238 will be cut and the rest will be transplanted.

The group has fielded Datta Karbat from the Palghar constituency for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

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