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Even as India has managed to increase its forest cover to over 20 per cent of its total geographical area, forest fires are a leading cause of degradation of the forest cover in the country says this new report released by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of C. Janardana Reddy Vs. Jio Reliance Company dated 01/10/2018 regarding uprooting of trees by Jio-Reliance while laying of underground optic fibre line from Nannoor to Veldurthy Village, Andhra Pradesh.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/09/2018. This application has been filed by the Weapons and Electronic Systems Engineering Establishment (WESEE), Ministry of Defence, Government of India seeking permission for construction of the Office Building at Survey No. 183, Brar Square, New Delhi falling in Morphological Ridge Area.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/09/2018 regarding cutting of trees in order to create the Waste to Energy plant at Tehkhand, Okhla, Delhi. The SDMC has filed a counter affidavit in which it has annexed the correspondence with the Tehkhand Waste to Electricity Project Limited. It has been stated that for felling of 203 trees, the Project Proponent will plant 2030 trees.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/09/2018. This is an application filed by Central Public Works Department (CPWD) seeking permission for construction of Flyover and Underpass between Mahipalpur Bypass Road and Airport Road near Hanuman Mandir adjoining NH-8, New Delhi falling in Southern Ridge and Morphological Ridge area.

Indonesian officials touted a new agrarian reform law as a major step forward in an ambitious land distribution programme, but activists warned on Wednesday that the plan will fail without legally

Research published in Nature last week finds that “hydraulically diverse” forests are particularly resilient in the face of drought, which could help inform strategies for restoring forests aft

For the world to sustainably tackle climate change and its subsequent effects, there is need to catalyse more private capital investment in climate change mitigation initiatives, Environment Minist

Environmental crimes and corruption emerged as top challenges affecting Africa’s efforts to combat ecosystem degradation at the special session of the African Ministerial Conference of the Environm

The present study was carried out to assess floristic diversity, community composition and regeneration status of different forests in Nanda Devi National Park after prohibition of human activities in 1983 with a view to understand the impact of ban, and provide a basis for assessing subsequent changes on plant diversity and composition.

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