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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajiv Dutta Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/08/2017 regarding forest fires across the State of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. NGT directs that the MoEF & CC in consultation with the States formulate National policy/Guidelines for forest fire prevention and control, which should be updated periodically.

The first Israeli satellite for environmental research was launched early Wednesday morning from the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

Pipelines, roads, railways and transmission lines cause severe habitat fragmentation in the Amazon rainforest.

The government today prohibited the imports of red sanders, an endangered species of wood.

The first review of the global impact of humans on tropical forests in the ancient past shows that humans have been altering these environments for at least 45,000 years.

The past few decades have seen the rise of global incentive programs offering payments to landowners to help reduce tropical deforestation.

Mining companies in Odisha that were operating without environmental clearances were ordered to pay 100 per cent penalty on the price of illegally extracted iron and manganese ores with effect from

The Department of Natural Products, NIPER, has started a green window system (GWS) for medicinal plants.

The eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of Nagarahole National Park, on which a draft notification was issued by the government recently, covers 92 villages on a geographical area of 299.02 sq. km.

Country Representative for the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has recokned that deforestation is leading to large scale land degradation, loss of biodiversity and demnisihed land producti