The Supreme Court has summoned the chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh to clarify about illegal mining activities in state forests. The order was issued by a division bench while hearing a public

The Madras High Court has closed the writ petition filed by Sterlite Industries, following the permission granted by the Chief inspector of factories, Chennai, and the deputy inspector, Tirunelveli,

India ratified the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)

• The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has prosecuted 142 people after holding them responsible for mosquito breeding in different parts of the city. Cases have been registered against them

The uk government will appeal against a ruling by the High Court in London that entitles Spanish fisher

Industry and people s rights organisations in India are at loggerheads over the shaping of the biodiversity bill and amendments to the existing patent act

The Adyar creek and estuary in Chennai is falling victim to development

The Supreme Court has ordered the immediate suspension of mining operations by private companies in the scheduled forest areas of Andhra Pradesh. A large number of mining companies, including

The Gujarat unit of People's Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) recently filed a petition in the High Court of Gujarat against the state government, the commissioner of industries and

in an unprecedented move , the Spanish court recently sent a factory owner to prison for causing damage to the environment. For the first time in Europe, such a sentence has been awarded on

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