These guidelines released by the Ministry of Urban Development suggests steps for protection of trees and enhancing their lives while undertaking concretization of pavements. Read the text.

In an effort to increase the green cover in the city, Chennai Corporation has decided to develop 224 new parks in the expanded areas, bringing the total number of parks in the city to 486.

This is the press release on release of the book "Good News Bad News: Clearing the air in Indian cities" published by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). This bird’s eye assessment of the cities of India & how they fare on parameters such as air quality, public transport, walkability, parking policies and fiscal initiatives was released in New Delhi by Harish Salve, senior advocate of Supreme Court of India and the Amicus Curiae on environmental cases.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Akash Vashishtha Vs. Union of India & Others dated 02/09/2013 regarding permanent construction
(including concrete pavements) in parks.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gaur Green City Residents Welfare Association Vs The State of U.P. Others dated 21/08/2013 regarding installation of a 400 KV Gas Insulated Power Sub-station (for short, GIS) over Green Belt
running parallel to NH-24.

Stratagem to promote improvement based on the cultivating, nurturing, harvesting, jamboree, processing, collecting period and diversifying of acclimatized species implicitly target households as principal beneficiaries in haor region of Bangladesh. This paper suggests that the cultivation and domestication of acclimatized species can play important roles for enhancing food security in these co-managed areas. Sunamgonj is a haor based district in Bangladesh where local communities are affected by the unwanted deluge throughout the approximately six months round the year.

A significant implication of increasing urbanization is anthropogenic noise pollution. Although noise is strongly associated with disruption of animal communication systems and negative health effects for humans, the study of these consequences at ecologically relevant spatial and temporal scales (termed soundscape ecology) is in early stages of application. In this study, we examined the above- and below-water soundscape of recreational and residential lakes in the region surrounding a large metropolitan area.

This new book by World Bank explores the complex process of transit and land-use integration in the growing cities in developing countries including India. Focuses on identifying barriers to and opportunities for effective coordination of transport infrastructure and urban development.

Ecologists are exploring how people, buildings, wildlife and pollution interact in the world’s cities.

The functional convergence of tree transpiration has rarely been tested for tree species growing under urban conditions even though it is of significance to elucidate the relationship between functional convergence and species differences of urban trees for establishing sustainable urban forests in the context of forest water relations. We measured sap flux of four urban tree species including Cedrus deodara, Zelkova schneideriana, Euonymus bungeanus and Metasequoia glyptostroboides in an urban park by using thermal dissipation probes (TDP).

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