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Leaders in Masindi have embarked on replanting 42 forests cut down by charcoal and timber dealers in the last nine years.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sourendri Deheri Vs Sanjay Kumar Agarwal & Others dated 30/04/2019 regarding M/s Shyam Metalics & Energy Ltd.

With the onset of summer, the Forest Department in the district has geared up its machinery to check forest fires.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hemant Kumar Rajoria Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/04/2019 regarding non-forest activities at the reserve forest of Bandh Ki Gadi, Amagarh, Jaipur, Rajasthan. The petitioner has submitted that even after the interim order of 31/05/2018 which had prohibited any interference in the reserved forest without prior approval from MoEF, activities including leveling of the ground after removing vegetation, fencing and construction of wall, where there is a forest area fall on both the sides, use of road rollers are still going on.

The National Highways plans to plant 13,000 saplings on either side of the road from Sulur to Vellakovil at a cost of nearly Rs. 2 crore.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gopal Chandra Sinha Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/04/2019 regarding eco-restoration of rivers to save forests from being flooded. According to the applicant, working plan for forests for scientific management requires reduction of siltation of water and reservoirs. This requires collection of boulders/silt from the river beds in the forest area. National Working Plan Code -2014 provides for sustainable management of forest and bio-diversity which requires controlled dredging to maintain e-flow.

Forest Survey of India (FSI) Director General, Dr Subash Ashutosh today said that Jammu & Kashmir State has shown an increasing trend of forest carbon in last 10 years.

Forest fires cause large scale destruction of forest resources and biodiversity in the country every year. One forest fire incident may nullify all efforts of conservation and plantations done in the past several years.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Birendra Singh Vs Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MOEF) & Others dated 24/04/2019 regarding the criteria and standard to determine what constitutes "deemed forest" for the purpose of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 for Uttarakhand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Paryavaran Bachav Samity Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/04/2019 regarding approval for Ambardi Wildlife Interpretation Zone (Ambardi Safari Park) at Dhari in Amreli District, Gujarat under Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

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