Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M/s. Geomysore Services (I) Pvt. Ltd. & Others Vs M/s. Hutti Goldmines Co. Ltd. & Others dated 08/05/2018 regarding reservation of lands for government companies or corporations owned and controlled by the State Government under section 17A (2) of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulations) Act, 1957. There are gold mines in the State of Karnataka and parties are litigating in respect of their rights to exploit those mines.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Centre for Environment Law Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/04/2018 regarding diversion and regularization of 13495.6133 hectares of Eksali land and 8037.0848 hectares of Dali Plots in Thane and Raigad Districts (Maharashtra). Application along with report of CEC listed for consideration on 25/04/2018.

In the new initiative, the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development has engaged IGN FI (The French National Institute of Geographical and Forestry Information) to implement a pi

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have it rough in many ways. They are perhaps best known for their vulnerability to climate change, as a result of high poverty, rural populations, dependence on traditional agriculture, tourism-based economies and other factors.

Women play an increasingly greater role in agriculture. Ensuring that they have opportunities—equal to those of men—to participate in transforming agriculture is a prerequisite for sustainable intensification.

A new United Nations report warns that a third of the planet’s land is now severely degraded thanks to a doubling in the consumption of natural resources over the past 30 years.

The World Bank’s goals are to eradicate extreme poverty, and boost shared prosperity in a sustainable manner.

Knowledge is the basis for sustainable development, but successful implementation depends on understanding what works in the field and where to improve lives and the environment.

Green growth policies need to be founded on a good understanding of the determinants of green growth and need to be supported with appropriate indicators to monitor progress. This book presents a selection of updated and new indicators that illustrate the progress that OECD and G20 countries have made since the 1990s.

In the latest publication of the project Middle East North Africa Sustainable ELECtricity Trajectories (MENA-SELECT), the authors Boris Schinke and Jens Klawitter (Germanwatch) together with Maurice Döring (BICC), Nadejda Komendantova (IIASA), Jenan Irshaid (IIASA) and Joanne Bayer (IIASA) develop criteria and indicators for conducting a sustain

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