SHILLONG: An environment activist from West Jaintia Hills, who is pursuing various pending issues affecting Meghalaya, said on Monday that despite the order of the Supreme Court to take action agai

SHILLONG: The National Green Tribunal has told the Meghalaya Government that it had “hardly taken any action” to preserve and protect the Myntdu river in West Jaintia Hills.

SHILLONG: The National Green Tribunal bench of the eastern zone in Kolkata has asked the State Government to initiate steps to protect the Myntdu river and the surrounding environment.

SHILLONG: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday issued a notice to the State Government for allowing rampant flouting of the tribunal’s directions on weighbridges post mining ban.

JOWAI: The slow progress in trials is leading to piling up of cases related to NGT mining ban violation in Jaintia Hills, the mineral-rich part of the State.

After the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banning the unscientific rat hole mining and transportation of coal in Meghalaya, East Jaintia Hills District police have so far seized around 319 coal laden

Despite decades of concerted global conservation efforts, biodiversity loss continues unabated, making it important to assess the effectiveness of conservation approaches. Using forest cover as a proxy for conservation effectiveness, we analysed land-use and land-cover changes across a community and a state forest of Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya, India. Forest losses in the community lands (77.94 sq. km) were higher compared to the state forest (11.48 sq. km) between 1994 and 2014, and were driven by mining, industry, plantations and agriculture.

SHILLONG: The KHADC along with the Hima Nongstoin Land Owners’ Coal Traders’ & Producer’s Association will approach Supreme Court with regard to the NGT ban on coal mining in the state.

Meghalaya produces over 8,000 Metric ton of turmeric in a year

Coal miners switch to turmeric farming

The Centre has proposed to declare two famous biodiversity spots in Meghalaya eco-sensitive zones.

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