Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ram Babu Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 10/10/2013 regarding mining in Districts Jhansi and Jalaun. This order of NGT direct and prohibit any mining activity being carried out in Districts Jhansi and Jalaun without seeking appropriate permission of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF)/State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA), as the case may be,
under the garb of dumping and otherwise.
The impact of climate change on food and nutrition security is exacerbating the existing inequalities in access to resources and contributing to injustice. Those who have done the least to cause the climate change problem are already suffering its impacts on one of their most fundamental human rights – the right to food. The marginalised communities and primitive tribes and communities are adversely affected. Their dependence on the natural resources for income and nutrition has crippled their livelihood.