Excess nutrient inputs and climate change are two of multiple stressors affecting many lakes worldwide. Lake Vansjø in southern Norway is one such eutrophic lake impacted by blooms of toxic blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), and classified as moderate ecological status under the EU Water Framework Directive. Future climate change may exacerbate the situation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of Karnataka And D. Kupendra Reddy Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 27/11/2017 regarding cleaning up of Bellandur lake in Bengaluru. Court directs the State of Karnataka to issue notice to all the builders who had constructed flats near Bellandur Lake without constructing sewage treatment plants (STP).

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Calcutta Citizens's Initiative & Others Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 15/11/2017 regarding threat to the environment of the Rabindra Sarobar Lake and its surrounding due to football matches held during night time and other social activities including activities of the clubs located in the premises of Rabindra Sarobar Lake.

Objective of the project is to create a database on water bodies in Bengaluru Metropolitan Area (Jurisdiction of BBMP and BDA) by identifying the water bodies through physical verification; assessing the water quality class, based on the water quality analysis; to prepare the water body database and to prepare the lake atlas with manual cartogra

The bench earlier ordered the presence of the HMDA commissioner to explain the steps taken to prevent the flow of sewerage into the lake.

The Peacock Lake will soon be restored to its glory as the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) along with the Telangana State Pollution Control Board (TSPCB) has decided to conduct a tho

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Irfan Ahmad & Ors. Vs. Mr. Nawang Rigzin Jora & Others dated 05/09/2017 regarding collection and disposal of municipal solid waste in the city of Srinagar and the surrounding area. NGT makes it clear that any further delay in addressing the issue would be tolerated particularly as it is leading to the the indiscriminate dumping in Achan lake side. People are stated to have been suffering from different diseases because of this huge dumping and even the water body which is stated to be at a distance of 250 Mtrs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of D. Kupendra Reddy Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 22/08/2017 regarding dumping of sewage in Bellandur lake, Karnataka. Counsel appearing for the State of Karnataka submits that he would place before the Tribunal a complete action plan, particularly in relation to:

1. Removal of silt from the lake

2. Treatment of the sewage which is going into the lake, untreated or partially treated

3. Establishment of STPs by all the residential complexes around/near the lake.

Dhanas Lake: In a repeat episode of mass mortality of big fish at Dhanas lake on July 12, 2015, the lethal combination of high humidity, low cloud cover and pollutants has led to more fish dying on

A special commissioner appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) will visit Bellandur lake any time after August 22, when the state government submits its affidavit and present ground details

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