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The 2015/2016 El Niño event caused severe changes in precipitation across the tropics. This impacted surface hydrology, such as river run-off and soil moisture availability, thereby triggering reductions in gross primary production (GPP).

Project to be extended to Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta

The State government has set its sights on tapping the potential of higher education institutions in conserving water bodies.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s A.G. Stone Crushing Co. Ltd. Vs. U.P. Pollution Control Board & Others dated 24/09/2018. The case relates to the location of the stone crusher of A.G. Stone Crushing on the river bed of Yamuna.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Department of Mines & Geology Vs State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Punjab dated 24/09/2018. The Department of Mines & Geology, State of Punjab has presented this Review Application under to review the Judgment passed by NGT dated 3rd August, 2018.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramesh Chand Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 19/09/2018 regarding severe degradation of environment in Kullu and Manali areas of the State of Himachal Pradesh. It was alleged that the consent to various projects was freely given in the area in violation of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and encroachments of forest land was freely allowed in connivance with the concerned Authorities.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Dr. Sarvabhoum Bagali (State of Maharashtra) dated 19/09/2018 regarding illegal sand mining in rivers of India. Proceedings in the present commenced on the basis of an application seeking legal action against illegal sand mining in Yamuna River bed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satendra Pandey Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 27/08/2018.

WWF has published a report that highlights the capacity of healthy rivers to help mitigate natural disasters, among other less valued benefits. The publication provides a framework for improving how societies measure, value, and promote rivers’ diverse benefits. It also offers solutions to support better decisions and management.

The Awash Basin is the most utilized river basin in Ethiopia with a number of small, medium and large scale irrigation schemes; urban and rural water supply plans and industries located along the r

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarvabhoum Bagali Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 20/08/2018. The grievance in this application is the order of State of Karnataka dated 18.11.2016 under the provisions of Karnataka Minor Mineral Concession Rule, 1994 permitting use of JCB for sand mining and permitting instream sand mining at the base of the river is in conflict with the Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines, 2016 issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).

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