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‘Initiate programmes to harness ocean reserves sustainably’

Open-pit mine is still an unavoidable activity but can become unsustainable without the restoration of degraded sites. Monitoring the restoration after extractive activities is a legal requirement for mine companies and public administrations in many countries, involving financial provisions for environmental liabilities.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Himmat Singh Shekhawat Vs State of Rajasthan & State of Rajasthan & Others dated 15/03/2019 regarding illegal sand mining.

Kenya is under sharp focus at the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) Assembly over flouting of climate change mitigation policies as it hosts the One Planet Summit in Nairobi today.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Resident of Banjali Niwasi Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 14/03/2019 regarding illegal mining at Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh. The report from Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (MPPCB) states that illegal mining at Ratlam has now stopped but there is no report that the restoration steps have been taken, as required.

Malaysia said that bauxite miners must each conduct a study on the environmental impact of their sites in the country before receiving licences to restart operations, with a moratorium on mining th

The National Green Tribunal Wednesday directed the Rajasthan government to conduct a complete medical test of villagers in Nagaur district who have been affected due to air pollution caused by ston

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashok Shrimali Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/03/2019 regarding illegal mining in and around Balaram Ambaji sanctuary, District Banaskantha, Gujarat. According to the applicant, the mining is illegal as the area is protected and is declared as sanctuary and is also having endangered flora and fauna. No mining is permitted within 1 Km. of protected areas and no clearance has been taken under the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nanga Ram Dangi Vs Secretary, Department of Environment & Forest & Others dated 13/03/2019 regarding illegal mining activites in Rajasthan and the environment compensation to be recovered from persons involved in illegal mining which has resulted in damage to the environment.

The industry has consistently displayed a cavalier approach to safety when it comes to disposing of waste