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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kalinga Nagar Paribesh Surakhya Samiti Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 09/10/2019.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Re: Felling of trees in Aarey Forest dated 07/10/2019 regarding felling of trees in Aarey, Borivali, Mumbai. Tushar Mehta, Solicitor General appearing for the state of Maharashtra has stated before the SC that no more tree would be cut till the next date of hearing.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/10/2019 regarding removal of encroachments from Thatkola reserve forest, Sargodu reserve forest and Maskali reserve forest in the state of Karnataka.

Judgement of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay in the matter of Zoru Darayus Bhathena Vs Tree Authority, Mumbai and Others dated 04/10/2019 regarding Tree Authority's decision to remove 2646 trees at Aarey (2185 cut and 461 transplant) for construction of Metro car depot by the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (MMRCL).

Judgement of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay in the matter of Vanashakti & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/10/2019. Applications were filed for declaring the entire area of Aarey Colony ad measuring 1280 hectare as a ‘Reserved Forest’ or a ‘Protected Forest’ as the case may be, under the Indian Forest Act, 1927 and direct Forest Department Government of Maharashtra to issue a formal notification to that effect under the Indian Forest Act, 1927.

Central Africa is home to the second largest rainforest in the world, the Congo Basin. However, while this massive forest block stores huge amounts of carbon, it receives significantly less international funding than the Amazon and Southeast Asia's forests.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Uday Education & Welfare Trust Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 01/10/2019 regarding grant of provisional licences for establishment of new wood based industries in Uttar Pradesh. It is stated that online recommendations are being considered for new licenses for wood based industries and order dated 11.09.2019 has been issued by the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), Lucknow for the purpose.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kanwal Jeet Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/09/2019 regarding illegal construction in forest land adjacent to Kant Enclave, Faridabad.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Letter received with the subject - Save Forest land of Green Belt on Molarbad-Faridabad Bye-pass Road dated 13/09/2019 regarding remedial action against illegal setting up of a petrol pump in the green belt at Molarband, Badarpur, behind Sector 37 Police Station, Faridabad.

In September 2014, a broad coalition of governments, companies, civil society, and indigenous peoples’ organizations endorsed the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF).

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