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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zone Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of M/s Bahirubaba Mines Vs Rajasthan, SEIAA & Others.

This paper provides a method for understanding how city actions impact trees and forests outside their boundaries. The Forest Footprint for Cities methodology connects global estimates of tropical and subtropical deforestation linked to agricultural production to commodity-specific international trade and city consumption.

Rapidly expanding cities in very dry parts of the world must be turned into "green urban oases" to ensure they become both healthier places to live in and more resilient to climate change, according to this new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Prof. Dr. Sanjeev Bagai & Others Vs Department of Environment, GNCTD & Others dated 20/12/2022.

The matter related to illegal act of cutting, felling and pruning of trees in Vasant Vihar.

The applicants have submitted that some trees were cut/felled in Vasant Vihar on September 30, 2022 without any permission and a complaint dated October 28, 2022 was lodged in this regard by Sanjeev Bagai with various authorities.

Affidavit filed by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board in the matter of Bharat Prakash Rai Vs State of West Bengal dated December 16, 2022.

The matter related to felling of trees in a tea estate, Darjeeling.

This report finds that of the 979 hydropower dams currently operating in the 25 cloud forest countries, more than half depend on water from cloud forests, representing billions of dollars of electricity production that take nature’s ecosystem services for granted.

The NGT directed the Divisional Forest Officer, Nagore, Rajasthan to look into the matter of illegal cutting of trees.

Better Forests, Better Cities evaluates how forests both inside and outside city boundaries benefit cities and their residents, and what actions cities can take to conserve, restore and sustainably manage those forests.

Peatlands are unique and rare ecosystems that, despite only covering around 3-4% of the planet’s land surface, they contain up to one-third of the world’s soil carbon, which is twice the amount of carbon as found in the world’s forests. Keeping this carbon locked away is absolutely critical to achieving global climate goals.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in the matter of Vijay Chawla Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 16/11/2022. For the illegal cutting of 500 trees in village Sarai Khawaja, Faridabad, Haryana,

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