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SC 'axe' on erring officials: The Supreme Court, in its recent judgement regarding the felling and transportation of timber, has come down hard on erring forest officials instrumental in the illegal

Despite measures teken by the authorities, a sizable stretch of forest land spread over an 20,000 hectares on Khadar area (low-lying) near the banks of the Ganga river and its other tributaries in

LG : LT Governor Tejinder Khanna has refused to grant the Delhi Vidyut Board permission to take its transmission line through the central ridge. Even the Ridge Management Board (RMB) had reservations

The Madras High Court while directing the State Government to set up a Special Task Committee(STC) to prevent deforestation in the Tirupattur area, held that no sincere effort or strategy had been

After a long delay, the Brazilian government released the data on deforestation in the Amazon during 1995 and 1996, as well as estimates for 1997. According to the numbers disclosed by the National

The Madras High Court has ordered a CBI probe into sandalwood smuggling in Tirupathur area. It has also directed the State Government to constitute a Special Task Committee(STC) to preserve forest

The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary, Mr. R.S. Mathur, to respond to a complaint against the Director of the proposed Rajaji National

The Supreme Court has ordered an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) into the timber scandal in Bastar district of Madhya Pradesh. This was part of the interim orders given by

CSO study: India faces the threat of a further depletion in its forest area with the per capita availability of forest cover likely to go down, a government report says. According to estimates, the

Assailing the treatment meted out to forest-dwellers by the authorities of Rajaji National Park in a recent case in Uttar Pradesh,the Centre for Science and Environment(CSE) has demanded that