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The Congo Basin is made up of six countries: Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea.

Order of the National Green Tribunal, Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata in the matter of Rangagorah Fisherman Co-operative Society Ltd. & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 15/07/2021.

The matter related to allotment of land for the establishment of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT). This land is Jungle-II Kisam. The Orissa Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) had applied for diversion of revenue forest kisam of land vide State Sl. No. 701 of 2014. H

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Society for Protection Ophiofauna and Animal Rights (OPORS) Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 15/07/2021.

The matter related to felling of trees in the forest area of the Bichabhanga on the periphery of Gorumara National Park for construction of an over-bridge.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarv Jan Kalyan Sewa Samiti Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/07/2021.

Question for consideration is the remedial action for established violation of Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 in use of protected forest land for non-forest purposes by Medanta Hospital in Sector 38, Gurgaon with the permission of Haryana Shehari Vikas Parishad (HSVP), who allotted the said land in public auction, after illegal acquisition in the year 2004 - the illegality came to light in proceedings before the NGT in 2017.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sher Singh Vs Govt. of Himachal Pradesh dated 08/07/2021. The issue is related to illegal encroachment of government land in Himachal Pradesh.

Global resource use could double by 2050, representing an opportunity for tropical timber producers, according to a study published by ITTO. It forecasts that tropical industrial roundwood production will increase substantially by mid-century but says the sector needs a boost if it is to maximize its contribution to carbon-neutral production.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of H. C. Arora Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 30/06/2021 regarding illegal cutting of 176 fully grown trees in village Roshanpur, block Bhunar Heri, district Patiala, Punjab. The applicant had made a series of representations to the concerned departments, without any result.

Affidavit filed by the state of Rajasthan in OA No. 04 of 2013 (Sonya Ghosh Vs State of Haryana & Ors.) dated 22/06/2021. The NGT, October 23, 2018 had directed the identification/classification of forest areas incorporated under Aravalli Notification, May 7, 1992.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ashok Kumar & Others Vs The State of Haryana & Others dated 17/06/2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Darshan Tika Ram Dobhal & Others Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others dated 15/06/2021.

Grievance in this application is against unscientific disposal of the stones and muck generated from Tuni Chandni Tunal Motor Road construction work in Chakrata, district Dehradun, in the forest area. According to the applicant, during construction of the road by the Uttarakhand Public Works Department (UPWD), necessary safeguards are not being observed resulting in damage to the environment.

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