The National Green Tribunal today directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to issue within three weeks the final notification on the Eco-Sensitive Zone around the Okhla Bird sanctuar

A presentation of the draft of the zonal master plan for the Bhagirathi eco-sensitive zone was made in the secretariat here on Monday.

BHUBANESWAR: More than 70,000 hectare (ha) in Khurda and Cuttack districts have been proposed to be brought under the Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ) of Chandaka-Dampara Wildlife Sanctuary which abuts the

There's a wizened figure hunched over a chulha in rural Uttar Pradesh.

The environment ministry has set February 15 as the deadline for states to finalize no-go areas for industry around the 600-plus national parks and sanctuaries.

AHMEDABAD: The city may finally get much-awaited eco-friendly systems for disposal of construction debris and animal carcasses.

From organising door-to-door campaigns to spearheading plantation drives on campus, students across India are at the forefront of many interesting eco-friendly initiatives.

Exploring the prospects of the ecosystem services approach for natural resource management and poverty alleviation in India, this paper points out that it is vital to have an understanding of the political economy of negotiations over natural resource use. An appreciation of the synergies and trade-offs between ecosystem services is equally important to develop better strategies for pro-poor ecosystem management.

Punjab government is now rushing to launch Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal’s pet project—Medicity at Mullanpur—before the electoral code of conduct is put into place.

The environment master plan (EMP), being prepared by the government to secure a $ 2 million development policy loan from the World Bank, will address issues pertaining to 18 major sectors, virtually covering the whole gamut of development activities, to lay down the road map for sustainable growth of the ecologically fragile hill state.

The State Environment Department has identified the enviro

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