A crucial gram sabha is being organised by the local tribal population to decide the fate of the Mahan forests in Madhya Pradesh.

Govt Fails To Come Out With New Policy Despite SC Guidelines

Gandhinagar: Despite Supreme Court’s order to clear encroachments and restrict sale of pastoral (gauchar) land, Gujarat still has more than 12,000 cases related to illegal possession of pastoral lands.

Agricultural activities in the developing world directly contribute about 4.23 GtCO2eq/y to the current anthropogenic forcing of the global climate, and indirectly a further approximately 3.93GtCO2eq/y through forest clearing and degradation. Together they constitute a quarter of the total global climate forcing from all sources.

More than five years after the Forest Rights Act, 2006, was implemented in the country, Union minister for tribal affairs V Kishore Chandra Deo said its execution was slow.

“The implementation of the act is the responsibility of the state governments which I found to be rather slow and tardy,” Deo said.

Traditional community management system to climate variability : Case of common property resources in Thar desert of Western Rajasthan - A presentation by Rucha Dande at the 4th National Research Conference on Climate Change, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, October 26-27, 2013.

Bandora locals, under the banner of Jan Jagruti Manch, Bandora, and Gaune Dahajan Samaj, have given an ultimatum to the government to revert the allegedly illegally converted land at Katamgal-Bando

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter Gau Raxa Hitraxak Manch and Gauchar Paryavaran Pouchav Trust Rajula Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/08/2013 regarding granting Environmental Clearance (EC) to expansion of a
Port - M/s Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd. (R-3).

The ongoing construction of the country’s lone aeronautic testing range of the DRDO in Chitradurga district in Karnataka was on Wednesday put on hold by the Southern Bench of the National Green Tri

The Gauhati High Court has cancelled the allocation of 151 bighas of grazing reserve land in the Hojai subdivision of Nagaon district allotted illegally to Markazul Ma’Arif, a NGO whose chief patro

Judgement of the Gauhati High Court regarding de-reserving 40 bighas 1 katha land, land covered by Dag No. 283 of village No. 2 of Gogal Dubi under Kadam Mouza and thereby rehabilitating 22 nos. of flood erosion affected families with 1 bigha per family subject to utilisation for specific purpose within 3 years, failing which the land so allotted would automatically stand cancelled and reverted to the Government dated 07/08/2013 in the matter of
Gopinath Sonowal Vs State of Assam & Others.