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Question raised in Lok Sabha on Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act, 28/12/2018. The fund released by Adhoc CAMPA to various state CAMPA for undertaking Compensatory Afforestation and allied activities and permissible under the CAMPA guidelines 2009 in the last 3 years is given in Annexure-I.

Hyderabad: The forest department has stated that about 22 lakh acres of forest land has to be reconciled with revenue records as vast chunks of these lands are under illegal occupation.

CHANDIGARH: Sangrur based environment activist Amandeep Aggarwal feels disillusioned that his grit and perseverance in exposing the alleged rampant tree felling and misplaced compensatory afforesta

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought action taken report from the Chandigarh-based Regional Officer (North) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, regarding compliance o

From clothes swapping to plogging, and building more EV charging points, Bengaluru, and Karnataka, are taking baby steps to a greener future. Here are a few eco-highlights:
Plogging

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Prathmesh Mishra Vs State of Chhattisgarh dated 19/12/2018 regarding illegal cutting of 4847 trees in the course of construction of Bilaspur Katghora Road near village Sendri, Chhattisgarh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Krishan Nand Rai Vs Government Polytechnic College, Deoria & Others dated 11/12/2018. This application was originally filed against grant of permission for felling of 57 tress by the Divisional Forest Officer in favour of Government Polytechnic College, Chariyaon Buzurg, Deoria, Uttar Pradesh on the ground that requisite conditions had not been imposed while permitting felling of the trees.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/12/2018 regarding illegal constructions in Aravalli by Kant Enclave.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Pradhan, Gram Sabha Sarkot, Chamoli Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 03/12/2018 regarding illegal cutting of thousands of grown up trees at Damuthol Tok to Devsari Road, 8 km. from Gwaldam – Nandkishori Road in District Chamoli, State of Uttarakhand.

Water security is key to achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yet, increasingly the world is facing water shortages, and an estimated four billion people do not have sufficient access to safe and reliable water.

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