With the current trend of land use/land cover (LULC) change taking place globally, several parts of northeast India are also showing signs of change in LULC pattern leading to forest loss. This study focusses on the expansion of monoculture rubber plantation (Hevea brasiliensis) in selected sub-watersheds in northeast India, and distributed in parts of north Tripura, Mizoram and a major portion in the Karimganj district of Assam.
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Mahaganga Printpack Industries & Ors. Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Ors. dated 22/06/2015 regarding air pollution by burning tyres in the open and emanating black carbon by industries leading to severe damage of the health of the residents