The Uttarakhand Government has decided that the State Cabinet will pass a proposal for green felling of pine trees in the mountainous regions of Uttarakhand and then approach the Supreme Court with

DEHRADUN: The state forest department has sent a proposal to the Centre seeking permission for dredging in around 1,300 hectares in the Ganga and its tributaries at various places in the Haridwar d

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Rahul Nagar Vs. Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Ors dated 24/08/2015 regarding illegal sand mining on the river bank of Yamuna and its surrounding areas without proper compliance, proper permissions and particular Environmental Clearance.

On March 9th and 10th, 2015, an independent panel met for two days at Florida International University’s College of Law to discuss the likely environmental impacts associated with the proposed inter-oceanic canal through Nicaragua.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Rahul Nagar Vs. Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Ors. dated 15/04/2015 regarding dredging in Yamuna.

The Tribunal has ordered that "keeping in view of the urgency of the matter that dredging needs to be carried out in the interest of public and adherence to the water requirements and flow of the river, we direct that the Contractor shall pay Rs. 500 per cubic meter for the material given to him under the contract".

The present study reports on a systematic procedure and maintenance plan for conducting dredging activity at the Kolkata port located in the Head Bay region, east coast of India. It is one of the oldest riverine ports in the country constructed by the British East India Company.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Rahul Nagar Vs. Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Ors. dated 09/10/2014 regarding sand mining in the name of dredging of Yamuna river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Hassan M. Vs. State of Kerala & Others And Muhammed Saleem Vs. State of Kerala & Others dated 08/08/2014 regarding illegal mining activities carried out in the ports channels under Kasargod, Manjeswaran and Charuvathoor Ports in Kasargod District and Ponnani Port channel.

In recent decades, coral reef ecosystems have declined to the extent that reefs are now threatened globally. While many water quality parameters have been proposed to contribute to reef declines, little evidence exists conclusively linking specific water quality parameters with increased disease prevalence in situ. Here we report evidence from in situ coral health surveys confirming that chronic exposure to dredging-associated sediment plumes significantly increase the prevalence of white syndromes, a devastating group of globally important coral diseases.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of AWAAZ Foundation & Others Vs State of Maharashtra & Others dated 29/05/2014 regarding illegal dredging activities in the coastal and river areas of the State of Maharashtra, inaction on part of the authorities to control the illegal activities of illegal sand mining/dredging of sand, transportation thereof.

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