Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Y.N.Pandey vs. The Collector, Jagdalpur & Others dated 12/01/2017 regarding water pollution threat to Dalpatsagar Lake in Jagdalpur, Bastar District, Chhattisgarh.
Cites “high risk” of occurrence of avian influenza after monsoon as in the past
The Centre has alerted States on post-monsoon outbreak of highly contagious avian influenza or Bird Flu, which has the potential to be transmitted from birds and poultry to human beings (zoonotic risk).
A clear seasonal cycle has been detected in the intra annual oxygen isotope variations (? 18O) of cellulose from several annual growth rings of teak trees that grew in central India. This persistent cycle is marked by higher ? 18O values at the ring boundaries and lower ? 18O values at intermediate parts. The amplitude of this seasonal cycle varies up to 6.8
The large rally-cum-publicmeeting of adivasi peasants, organised by the Bastar Sambhag Kisan Sangharsh Samiti on 1 June in Jagdalpur, opposing the construction of the Bodh Ghat dam and the privatisation of mines and river water resources was an eye-opener.