The government of Somalia and Ethiopia have launched a US $400m road project that will link Ethiopia’s border town of Togochale to Berbera Port in Somalia.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India dated 01/03/2019.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/01/2019 regarding the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor. The Action Taken Report submitted before the Court has asked the Government of Delhi to expedite the approval of this project.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in “The Times of India” Authored by Vijay Pinjarkar Titled “String of new road projects in Maha to cut off tiger corridors” dated 20/12/2018 regarding new road projects being taken up in the State of Maharashtra which will obstruct the tigers corridors.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Prathmesh Mishra Vs State of Chhattisgarh dated 19/12/2018 regarding illegal cutting of 4847 trees in the course of construction of Bilaspur Katghora Road near village Sendri, Chhattisgarh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 18/12/2018 regarding hot mix plants operating in West Bengal. The Kolkata Municipal Corporation through this application sought for modification of the order dated 18th September, 2018 and 1st October, 2018 as

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gaurav Govind Vs State of Bihar & Others dated 04/12/2018. This application seeks direction to stop construction work of Mithpur leg and Patna Junction leg of the Mithapur Road Over Bridge Project and to resume construction only after obtaining Environmental Clearance (EC) from State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) Bihar.

The Global status report on road safety 2018, highlights that the number of annual road traffic deaths has reached 1.35 million. Road traffic injuries are now the leading killer of people aged 5-29 years. The burden is disproportionately borne by pedestrians, cyclists and motorcyclists, in particular those living in developing countries.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Narendra G. Pardeshi Vs Public Works Department Dhule & Others dated 19/11/2018. This application seeks injunction against the construction of road within the flood lines and green zone on both sides of river Panzara.

Maintaining and restoring connectivity between source populations is essential for the long term viability of wide-ranging species, many of which occur in landscapes that are under pressure to meet increasing infrastructure needs. Identifying barriers in corridors can help inform conservation and infrastructure development agencies so that development objectives can be achieved without compromising conservation goals.

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