Nagpur: The MoEFCC and National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) have stepped in to rein in the Maharashtra Ecotourism Development Board (MEDB), which has mega plans to develop 320 ecotourism si

Madhya Pradesh government's proposed Majhgaon medium irrigation project, which will submerge 78.6 hectare of Panna Tiger Reserve's (PTR) buffer area and require 426.7 hectare of forestland, has bee

DEHRADUN: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday banned further felling of trees in the Rs 12,000 crore all-weather Char Dham road project, a pet initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

NEW DELHI: A new study on more than 2000 compensatory afforestation plantations across the country found that in 70% of the projects plantations have been taken up on notified forest land but terme

The Union Environment Ministry in a notification has clarified that melting of coal tar does not cause pollution of either air or water.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/02/2018 regarding misuse of forest rest houses which are being used for tourism and other purposes. This is contrary to Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980. Supreme Court directs the petitioner to prepare draft guidelines in consultation with CEC and handed over to the Ministry of Forests and Environment for consideration.

CHENNAI: Nearly one-third of the area in the country with sandalwood distribution is in Tamil Nadu with the state covering an area of 3,040sqkm spread across several districts.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ecological Imbalance, 22/12/2017 . The details of the forest land diverted for non forestry purposes in the country during the last three years, State/UT wise including Jharkhand is annexed at Annexure ‘A’.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Themrei Tuithung & Others Vs Union of India dated 06/12/2017 for review of judgement passed by NGT in 26/02/2016 which had cleared the forest clearance granted to the Thoubal Multipurpose Project proposed at the trijunction of of Ukhrul, Senapati and Thoboul Districts of Manipur

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Non Violence Again Vs Vedanta Limited & Others dated 13/11/2017 regarding illegal and unauthorized use of forest land in Jharsuguda by Vedanta Limited. The Applicant states that Vedanta Ltd. formerly known as Vedanta Alumina Ltd. used 246.74 acres of forest land in Khata No. 108 illegally for its ash pond in Burrkhamunda village in Jharsuguda district without approval from the Central Govt. under Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 (in short, FC Act).

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