The changing scenario in Kodagu in terms of climate has raised serious concerns among the people, especially agriculturists and environmentalists.

Mubende — The planned restoration of 4,981 hectares of forest land in three sub- countries of Mubende District has suffered a setback after two area legislators urged residents not to vacate the la

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench) in the matter of Ram Lakhan Singh Vs State of Jharkhand & Others dated 23/01/2018 regarding various government structures and establishments existing within the protected forest areas in the Dumka district, Jharkhand.

It has been admitted before the Court that various government establishments and structures were either in existence from before or had been raised in the forest area without clearance being sought for under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

HYDERABAD: Teak (Tectona grandis) no longer figures in the top five tree species in Telangana.

GURUGRAM: About 200 trees were cut down in the Raisina area of the Aravalis on Wednesday, reported green activists.

Jinja — More than 3,000 residents living in Butagaya Forest Reserve in Jinja District have defied a directive by the National Forestry Authority (NFA) to vacate, arguing that they have not been giv

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).

Forest Department compensates for cattle loss

The commission’s mandate is to probe efficiency of the laws, policies and processes of land registration

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Wildlife Society of Orissa (Forest Encroachment) Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 12/10/2017 regarding encroachment of forest lands in Odisha. The Affidavit filed by Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, MoEF and CC provides informs the Court that the Government of Odisha has been asked to initiate necessary action to evict the encroachments and MoEF & CC has asked the State to treat this as violation of Indian Forest Act, 1927 and the Orissa Forest Act, 1972.

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