Coinciding with the 50th anniversary ofEarth Day, this report investigates the impact COVID-19 lockdowns have had on global particulate pollution levels.As lockdowns were implemented in response to the deadly coronavirus pandemic, the dramatic changes brought about by these restrictions have been described as the ‘largest scale experiment ever’

Land’ and ‘Colonisation’ are State subjects and therefore, it is the responsibility of the State/Union Territory (UT) Governments to frame policies and implement schemes for the people living in slums. s per Census of India 2011, the total number of people living in slums in Delhi and Mumbai is 16,17,239 and 52,06,473 respectively.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vanashakti & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/01/2020 regarding construction and hazardous activities inside the ESZ area of Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Mumbai.

This paper analyzes the impacts of extreme rainfall and resulting flooding on vulnerable households and small and medium-sized enterprises in Mumbai, Chennai, and Puri District in India. It provides insights into the diverse negative impacts experienced to support the development of policies and plans to address such effects.

This paper analyzes the impacts of extreme rainfall and resulting flooding on vulnerable households and small and medium-sized enterprises in Mumbai, Chennai, and Puri District in India. It provides insights into the diverse negative impacts experienced to support the development of policies and plans to address such effects.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Charudatt Koli Vs M/s Sea Lord Containers Ltd. dated 06/11/2019 regarding remedial steps to be taken for control of air pollution in the outskirts of Mumbai, in and around villages Ambapada and Mahul.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re Felling of Trees in Aarey Forest (Maharashtra) dated 21/10/2019 regarding felling of trees in Aarey for constructing a car shed for Mumbai metro.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Re: Felling of trees in Aarey Forest dated 07/10/2019 regarding felling of trees in Aarey, Borivali, Mumbai. Tushar Mehta, Solicitor General appearing for the state of Maharashtra has stated before the SC that no more tree would be cut till the next date of hearing.

Judgement of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay in the matter of Zoru Darayus Bhathena Vs Tree Authority, Mumbai and Others dated 04/10/2019 regarding Tree Authority's decision to remove 2646 trees at Aarey (2185 cut and 461 transplant) for construction of Metro car depot by the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. (MMRCL).

Judgement of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay in the matter of Vanashakti & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/10/2019. Applications were filed for declaring the entire area of Aarey Colony ad measuring 1280 hectare as a ‘Reserved Forest’ or a ‘Protected Forest’ as the case may be, under the Indian Forest Act, 1927 and direct Forest Department Government of Maharashtra to issue a formal notification to that effect under the Indian Forest Act, 1927.

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