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The Blue Economy involves economic activity that engages with the various components of the oceans. The study is divided into three chapters.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Andaman Chamber of Commerce Industry & Others/ Hotel Sentinel & Others Vs. The Andaman & Nicobar Administration dated 26/04/2018 regarding non-compliance of environmental regulations by hotels operating in A&N Islands. Counsel for the A&N Pollution Control Committee informs the Court that inspections conducted reveal large scale non-compliance with regard to 84 hotels and resorts as well as 19 automobile service centres as they were found not to have functional STPs/ETPs.

NEW DELHI: An environment ministry committee has recommended reduction of the "no development zone" (NDZ) as specified under the coastal regulation zone (CRZ) notification 1991.

Though the quakes measured around five or more on the Richter Scale, there was no tsunami alert

Taking a dig at the previous UPA regime, the government today said that it was "unfortunate" that only 15 eco-sensitive zones around protected areas of the country were declared in the last eight y

Order of the Kolkata High Court in the matter of Sri Saran Singh vs Union Of India & Ors dated 09/06/2015 regarding the constitutional validity of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands Minor Minerals Rules, 2012.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India, home to six primitive tribes, constituting about 10 per cent of the total population of these Islands have been detected with high endemicity of hepatitis B infection. During 2000, a total of 936 individuals ≤ 45 yr, negative for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) and antibody anti-HBs were vaccinated with three doses of a recombinant DNA hepatitis B vaccine in two villages of Car Nicobar Islands.

Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) for Goa and Union Territories (UT) on 4th July 2014 has released a draft Regulation of Solar Tariff applicable to Ground Mounted Grid Connected & Rooftop Solar with Net Metering.

Prioritizing efforts for conserving rare and threatened species with limited past data and lacking population estimates is predicated on robust assessments of their occupancy rates. This is particularly challenging for elusive, long-lived and wide-ranging marine mammals. In this paper we estimate trends in long-term (over 50years) occupancy, persistence and extinction of a vulnerable and data-poor dugong (Dugong dugon) population across multiple seagrass meadows in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago (India).