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GOVERNOR Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State and 19 delegates from African countries have advocated massive tree planting as a panacea to the danger posed by climate change in the continent.

NEW DELHI: Over 100 civil society organisations from 15 states have flagged several loopholes in the Centre’s draft National Forest Policy 2018 and questioned environment ministry over the rational

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushil Raaja Vs Secretary, MORTH (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways) & Others dated 13/04/2018 regarding maintenance of green cover along highways. The States were asked to furnish the following information:

a. Stretch of roads in different areas in the State where trees have been felled and the areas identified for compensatory afforestation.

b. The number of trees proposed to be felled.

MOEF has submitted that the requisite information has not been given by :

Though the State Forest Department claims that the forest cover of Odisha has developed in the last few years, by citing an aerial photographic survey, it cannot be accepted as true.

MADURAI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought status report from the State government on the causes and the action taken in the Kurangani fire mishap that claimed 23 lives.

However, Forest Advisory Committee eases procedure for firms to apply for permits

Supreme court asked the Environment Ministry to say how much CAMPA fund has been collected and how it has been used.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/04/2018. This is an application filed by the Delhi Jal Board seeking permission for use of 1.6 acres of forest land falling in Sanjay Van which is part of the South Central Ridge area in Delhi to lay 600 MM diameter water pipeline from IIT Gate to Qutab pumping station passing through Sanjay Van for a distance of 1200 meters and which pipeline is the main inlet water carrying pipeline for improvement of the water supply in the Mehrauli Area.

To be launched under a campaign titled ‘Van Mitra’ or ‘friends of the forest’, the training module designed by the Tribal Research and Training Institute (TRTI) in Pune will kick off in the first w

Hazaribag: A four-member team of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has recommended stringent action against the state government and the district administrations of Hazaribag and Koderma for turnin

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