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The water hyacinth is a foreign weed introduced in the early 1990s to Nigeria. Since then it has spread rapidly to two-thirds of the country's rivers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Punganur Consumer Protection Council Vs State of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 01/07/2019 regarding encroachment on the Cauvery River and the River banks at Mayiladuthurai.

Survey samples a sliver of blocks in each State and counts how many blocks have critically low levels of water

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Federation of River Residency Cooperative Housing Society Vs Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation & Others dated 22/05/2019 regarding construction of Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) by the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC), Pune in the prohibited zone i.e. blue line zone of Indrayani River.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Praduman Tiwari Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/05/2019 regarding cancelling of authorization in favour of Ferro Build Hards (I) Pvt. Ltd., Naini, Allahabad, (Pragyaj), Uttar Pradesh. Grievance in this application is that the plant in question is very close to residential area, river bed, railway track and highway. In spite of unsuitable location, UPPCB has granted authorization under the provisions of Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016 in violation of guidelines issued by the CPCB in the year 2003.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gaurav Jain Vs National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. & Others dated 17/05/2019 regarding dumping of muck waste into Bhagirathi River in the Batheri Chungi and Nallupani areas of the NH-34 leading to the Gangotri Dham.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil M. Puri & Others Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 15/05/2019 on the issue of grant of consent to establish (CTE) to an industry in the area of river Kosi and Dabka in Tehsils Bazpur, Kashipur and Ramnagar.

Infrastructure development and other human-made changes are the leading contributors to connectivity loss in global rivers, resulting in disrupted ecosystem services, claimed researchers.

The present study outlines major concerns and potential environmental consequences of the proposed Pancheshwar high dam in Uttarakhand (Central Himalaya), India.

A recently launched report from World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) and The Nature Conservancy demonstrates how the renewable energy revolution can help address the world’s climate and energy challenge without affecting rivers and the diverse benefits they provide to people and nature.

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