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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

Denying a media report that alerts of the Forest Survey of India, in connection with the recent Kurangani forest fires in Tamil Nadu, did not reach the state's forest department, the environment mi

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Daniel George Vs. Union of India & Others dated 16/03/2018 regarding construction of road through Aravalli Range, Haryana. NGT puts on hold the clearing of forested area of the Aravalli Range.

The order was passed after the state government stated in an affidavit that out of 25 gram panchayats in the area, 13 have a forest area of 3,668.81 hectares and 22 gram panchayats are ready to dec

MUMBAI: As many as six forest fires were reported in Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Thane ranges since Tuesday evening.

The overall objective and goal of the present policy is to safeguard the ecological and livelihood security of people, of the present and future generations, based on sustainable management of the forests for the flow of ecosystem services In order.

Populations of forests elephants, which play key roles in maintaining forest habitat, have declined 63 percent in Central Africa since 2001.

The TFS’s Director for Planning and Resource Utilisation, Mr Mohammed Kilongo, has said the Forest Agency, effectively last year, has scrapped-off the malpractice of issuing timber harvest permits

The world’s greatest forests could lose more than half of their plant species by the end of the century unless nations ramp up efforts to tackle climate change, according to a new report on the imp

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Environment Awareness Forum Vs The State of Jammu & Kashmir dated 13/03/2018 regarding the annual felling of khair trees from the private land in the State of Jammu & Kashmir. Supreme Court directs the State of Jammu & Kashmir to file an affidavit indicating the persons to whom licences have been granted, the date of the licences as well as the volume of felling of trees permitted.