Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giri Gaurav Alias Mujib Naithani Vs. Dev Bhoomi Awas Ltd. & Others dated 07/09/2017 regarding the demarcation of high flood lines of rivers with reference to specific laws. Tribunal asked (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, State of Uttarakhand, Ministry of Water Resources and National Mission for Clean Ganga) whose duty it is to determine and demarcate the high flood line of rivers with reference to specific laws?

As the plight of the world’s urban poor occupies an irrevocable priority of the global development agenda, fresh steps being proposed by a panel of experts on how to reform the United Nation’s curr

Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Tuesday signed the country's first animal welfare bill into law, guaranteeing that domestic and wild animals will be legally protected from abuse.

The Central Government proposes to make the draft rules under clause (d) of sub-section (2) of section 6 read with sub- section (I) of section 3 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986).

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today said development is necessary but it should not be at the cost of environment.

The ministry of environment, forests and climate change (MoEFCC) has come up with draft rules to implement the Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF) Act 2016.

The Supreme Court on 2 Aug 2017, imposed a 100% penalty on illegal mining on account of lack of forest and environment clearances, mining outside lease/permitted area and for encroachment beyond the mining area in Odisha. The 100% penalty will be levied on the miners’ total value of illegal extracts over the years. Read full text of this 114-page verdict

The country’s much awaited Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) report was launched this week with participants calls for Government to amend the 1981 Minerals and Mining Act.

The MoEF also informed that the EIA notification should be amended to include inland waterways and jetties under the activities that need a prior EC.

One of the world's biggest cigarette companies, British American Tobacco, has taken Kenya's government to court over its move to make anti-smoking laws stricter.

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