Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Wildlife Trust of India & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/03/2018 regarding land claims under the provisions of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 hurting forest and wildlife interests.

Supreme Court directs all the State Governments to file an affidavit indicating :-

A meeting of the Committee on Environment of Legislative Assembly was held here today under the chairmanship of Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami to discuss the measures initiated to protect the environment

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.

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.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Encroachment of Forest Land, 18/12/2017. The details of State/Union Territory wise Recorded Forest Area as per the India State of Forest Report (ISFR), 2015 of Forest Survey of India, Dehradun and the information on forest area under encroachment as received from respective State/UT Governments are at Annexure – 1.

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