Banning construction activity in Kasauli till further orders, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed a special expert committee to study the impact of construction activity on the environment

There is a relationship between forests and energy, and the challenge is to make the latter available to the people at affordable cost, a top environment ministry official said today.

Renowned environmentalist Sunita Narain today flayed the CPI(M)-led LDF government's decision to implement a hydro-power project at ecologically fragile Athirappilly in Thrissur district of Kerala.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Iosterson Sun & Others Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 16/03/2017 regarding large scale construction by the Army posing serious threat to drinking water resources along the catchment areas of Shillong Peak, Meghalaya. It is stated that the Shillong peak and its slopes are the source of drinking water where various streams and rivulets originate and any disturbance in the existing conditions of the area, as per the applicants, would endanger the catchment area.

Maldives: There were startling colors here just a year ago, a dazzling array of life beneath the waves. Now this Maldivian reef is dead, killed by the stress of rising ocean temperatures.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) Vs Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. & Others dated 06/03/2017 regarding protection of Kasauli, Solan District, Himachal Pradesh from the construction activity of Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. from constructing 42 rooms hotel cum national museum and geo-park cum restaurant, conference hall, reception centre and park on the old site of Roscommon Annexe, Khetarpal Marg Kasauli.

Additional Government Pleader Kavita Solanki, appearing for the government, submitted a development plan of the area showing the layout plan.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment will inspect adherence to environment protection regulations at 520 production and business establishments, industrial, export processing and hi-te

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Nanik Rupani & Anr. Vs Secretary MoEF & Ors dated 28/02/2017 regarding devastation due to hill-cutting and tree felling in Lonavala, Pune, Maharashtra.

NGT restrains M/s Vikas Developers from hill cutting in the project area of Survey No.44+45/2 of Khandala, Taluka Maval, District Pune and also pay Rs. 40 Lakhs for restitution of the devastated area to Lonavala Municipal Council within a month.

Aurangabad: Within a less than a year of its announcement, the Eco Task Force (ETF) battalion is set to become reality in Aurangabad and the region with an aim to improve the below-average green co

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