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24,000 fully grown trees were uprooted to widen Bist-Doab stretch

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union executive asked the bloc’s top court on Monday to fine Poland for violating a ban on logging in an ancient forest, but Warsaw said it was only trying to pres

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Bombay Environment Action Group Vs MoEFCC & Ors. dated 11/09/2017 regarding illegal constructions in Matheran an eco-sensitive zone in Maharashtra. The Applicant - Bombay Environment Action Group has submitted that the interim submitted before the Tribunal is silent on the actions that the State proposed to take and the timeline on violations under the Forest Conservation Act in the forest like area. NGT directs another affidavit to be filed within a week. 

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Jagdish Prasad & Others vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 11/09/2017 regarding acquiring of agricultural land (124.68 hectares) in village Keshaopura, Abhaypura and Bhankrota at Ajmer Road Tehsil Sanganer, District Jaipur for the purposes of urbanisation. It is alleged that the area in question had more than 13000 trees out of which 5000 green trees have already been cut without due permission from the tree officer.

Bijnor: The Bijnor forest department has issued notices to 50 people for allegedly encroaching on 64 hectares of Amangarh Tiger Reserve.

The Juma Sustainable Development Reserve (RDS), in the northern state of Amazonas, is regarded as a model both in the country and across the world.

On 23 August it emerged that the president of Brazil, Michel Temer, had issued a decree abolishing the protected status of an immense area of the Amazon forest.

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed an appeal made on behalf of former Karnataka chief minister S M Krishna to defer the hearing in a case pertaining to dereserving of thousand of acres of minera

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development strives for more balanced development by addressing the economic, social and environmental dimensions holistically. The momentum set forth by this agenda provides an historic opportunity for reducing inequality and closing gender gaps.

Over 1,400 hectares of forests have been devastated by bush fires in Burundi since the beginning of the dry season in June, an environment official said Tuesday.

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