Teffori" pofiticians millowners... the list ofilecimators of the northeast's forests is seemingly endless

77te Rajamani committee has reporte0y taken into consideration all factors for reaching a conclusion

The Supreme Court order was issued by Justices J S Verma and B N Kripal. It stated that: • prior approval of the Centre will be required for any non-forest activity within the area of

Indigenous is the byword in the water harvesting techniques followed in India s northeast. In Meghalaya, an intricate network of bamboo pipes is used to irrigate betel leaf or black pepper crops in rocky areas where no channels can be built, a practice wh

The roofs of Mizoram s homes offer a solution to the state s water crisis

The biggest threat to Vietnam s bio diversity comes from deforestation. In the past 25 years, the total area of natural forests has declined at an average 350,000 hectares per year. To save its forests, the nation has evolved a two pronged strategy: the

A recent ban on all forest activities in the north east should provide alternatives to workers in this sector

Of late, the public and the private sectors saw a great deal of activism by the Supreme Court (SC) and high courts (HC).

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of T. N. Godavarman Thirumulkpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/12/1996 regarding the true scope of the Forest Conservation Act, 1980 and the meaning of the word "forest" used therein.

This report presents forest cover situation in the country based on the visual interpretation of landsat imagery pertaining to the period 1985-87.