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Petition highlights threat to wildlife in eco-sensitive zone

Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has urged the government to review a 2012 order declaring a watershed area in the state as an eco-sensitive zone, saying the move has hurt the econo

BENGALURU: The Karnataka government on Wednesday rejected recommendations of the Kasturirangan committee on declaring the Western Ghats region an eco-sensitive zone.

Arguments on four petitions heard and judgment reserved, says CRDA chief

While the eviction drive in Munnar has been in the spotlight for all the right reasons, the latest forest data shows that Palakkad has lost more forest land than in Munnar through encroachment.

Panaji: The Goa government has mooted the concept of transfer of development rights (TDR) in a bid to protect and conserve eco-sensitive areas, salt pans, mangroves, and even heritage homes.

The Karnataka Cabinet on Wednesday decided to reject the recommendations of the Kasturirangan report on the Western Ghats and convey the same to the Centre.

Charge of violating Coastal Regulation Zone provisions is incorrect, asserts CPT Chief Engineer

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Eco-Sensitive Zone, 28/03/2017. The National Board for Wildlife in its meeting held on 17th March 2005 had taken the decision for declaration of Eco-Sensitive Zone around National Parks and Sanctuaries. The State-wise details of proposals received during the last three years in this regard are at Annexure.

There was no fruitful outcome from the meeting of Kasturirangan committee report panel members comprising ministers and legislators from areas abutting Western Ghats, where the proposed eco-sensiti

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