Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Naathu Ram Vs Ministry of Road Transport and Highways & Others dated 06/02/2024.

Applicant has raised a grievance against construction in the Shivalik range of Himalayas extending up to a length of 97/103.55 kms in Himachal Pradesh undertaken by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in the process of two lane upgrade with paved boulders of existing single lane Paonta Sahib – Guma section at National Highway No. 707.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on Its Own Motion Versus State of Himachal Pradesh dated 01/08/2017 regarding large scale illegal felling of trees near Tara Devi Temple, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The trees were of Deodar and Oak and were on a private property adjoining to Tara Devi temple, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Further, it was reported in the newspaper that cutting of the trees was without prior permission of the authorities.

With illegal felling of the Cedrus Deodara (Deodar) going on unabated, Champawat district administration has decided to move the God’s court to protect the tree species.Being unable to prevent ill

Despite the High Court order, the felling of deodar trees continues unabated in Dharamkot and McLeodganj.

Foreign tourists start online campaign to save trees

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has ordered an inquiry into the illegal felling of deodar trees in McLeodganj and Dharamkot areas.

Rampant felling of deodar trees is going on in McLeodganj and Dharamkot tourist areas of Dharamsala.

The Forests in Pakistan are severely threatened by growing consumption of fuel wood and illegal logging.

Shimla: Devastating forest fires have become a normal phenomenon during summers due to the changing climate, thanks to the failure of the government to implement the measures recommended by the Kho

A study was conducted to estimate soil organic pool (SOC) in three land uses viz. forests, horticulture and grasslands in Chamoli district.