KARACHI: Members of the Senate Standing Committee on Climate Change urged the Sindh government to weed out the land mafia which is devouring mangrove forest areas in Sindh and converting them into

Adani Power Ltd (APL) may have to rework its plans of adding new capacity at its existing power plant location in Mundra as the expert panel of the union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF)

PARADIP: Frequent theft of huge quantity of oil by cutting the pipelines of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has given rise to concern over environmental pollution as oil leaking from the dama

After several days of a bitter battle between residents of SVP Nagar in Andheri and NCP leader Narendra Verma, over illegal concretisation of mangroves, the Versova police registered an FIR against

"We have increased forest cover by 3,500 sq km. We have increased mangrove by 1,000 sq km. It is not a small achievement. It shows our direction and commitment," said Javadekar.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Yasoraminfra Developers Pvt. Ltd. Yasoraminfra Developers Pvt. Ltd. & Others Vs Kerala Coastal Zone Management Authority & Others dated 12/05/2016 regarding construction of two flyovers over the Chilavanoor backwaters in Cochin Corporation, State of Kerala.

NGT in its Judgement said that the Project Proponent - Yasoraminfra Developers Pvt. Ltd. has to get the project cleared as per CRZ Notification, 2011.

Effective management of land erosion and water and promoting organic farming are some of the key features in sustainable development and ecological protection agenda showcased in manifestos by poli

The BMC was contesting an order passed by National Green Tribunal, which directed the civic body to demolish the compound wall around the 3,000-tonne bio-reactor plant on the Kanjurmarg ground.

The Sundarban of India and Bangladesh (about 6000 km²) are the only mangrove forests inhabited by a sizeable population of tigers. The adjoining area also supports one of the highest human densities and experiences severe human-tiger conflicts. We used GPS-Satellite and VHF radio-collars on 6 (3 males and 3 female) tigers to study their ranging patterns and habitat preference.

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A senior official said there were various difficulties that led to mangroves not being included in the census.

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