As part of its efforts to streamline environment issues in a realistic manner to assist development in Naxal-affected areas, the Centre will change some rules in the Forest Rights Act and Forest Co

The study entitled "Decentralised Forest Governance, Institutions and Livelihoods in Odisha: A Study of Evolution of Policy Process and Politics" aims to understand the dynamics of forest polices and politics of Odisha.

The Union environment ministry has given an in-principle nod to route forest clearances through an electronic platform.

An Act for the law relating to consolidation, management, sustainable use and conservation of forests in Arunachal Pradesh. This Act may be called the Arunachal Pradesh Forest Act, 2014.

The Union Government’s forest conservation policy has become one of the major barriers in promotion of tea cultivation activities in Arunachal Pradesh.

In January of this year an application was filed in the Supreme Court in an ongoing case (Wildlife First and Ors. vs. Union of India and Ors.) that seeks to have the Forest Rights Act declared unconstitutional.

The government on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking six months' time to set up an independent environment regulator, which will evaluate projects seeking green clearances, enforce terms for a

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 4 of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 (69 of 1980), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2003, namely: These rules may be called the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Rules, 2014.

Move violates model code: Environmentalists

Several environmentalists, civil society activists and non-government organisation members have requested the Chief Election Commissioner seeking to prevent the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) from notifying the Revised Regional Plan-2021 and approving the Haryana Sub-Regional Plan.

Porvorim MLA Rohan Khaunte on Wednesday stated that the State government has not yet formulated Private Forest Policy nor the Regional Plan is in place and hence it has no moral right to carry out