Henceforth, anybody who forcibly grabs other people’s land in Oyo State would be imprisoned for 15 years or pay a fine of N500, 000.

Pretoria - The Draft Marine Spatial Planning Bill, 2016 and Agricultural Products Standards Amendment Bill have been approved for submission to Parliament.

Forest conservation is a thriving new job for many Kenyan communities thanks to the country’s laws encouraging community participation in environmental protection.

Countries in the European Union are underprepared for the influx of new technologies that will make buildings smarter, greener, and more efficient.

The Rivers State government on Saturday announced the sealing off of Chinese Govt Company, CGC, in Aluu, over “aggravated air pollution, and breach of environmental laws” in the state.

Government plans to create a new special court for poachers who face fines of up to Shs20m and a jail sentence of more than two years.

The Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture submitted its report on the Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016 on February 8, 2017. The Bill amends the Motor
Vehicles Act, 1988 and was introduced in Lok Sabha on August 9, 2016.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. K. Balakrishnan & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/02/2017 regarding wetland conservation in India. Supreme Court orders that the Wetlands (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2016 should be notified on or before 30th June, 2017.

• Illegal ivory that is less than 70 years old is being sold in the UK, after it is stained with tea to make it look older and bypass legislation.

The Department of Mineral Resources is relying on the support of provincial legislatures to be able to introduce 56 new amendments to the Mineral Resources and Petroleum Development Amendment Bill,