The faster melting of ice in the Himalayan region has always been a kind of benchmark to substantiate global warming effects

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Umashankar Patwa & Others Vs Union of India & Others (Earlier titled as D.K. Joshi Vs. Union of India & Ors.) dated 09/04/2019. The question for consideration is whether Hindustan Institute of Technology & Management, Agra (HIT) and Anand Engineering College, Agra (AEC) are within the Wildlife Sanctuary notified by the State of Uttar Pradesh as “Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary” vide Notification dated 27.03.1991 in District Agra, under Section 18 of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gaurav Kumar Bansal Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/03/2019 regarding violation of ecology and biodiversity in Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh. The NGT directs the Secretary, National Board for Wildlife and Chairperson, National Biodiversity

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vasant Vatkar Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/02/2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Wildllife Sanctuaries, 04/01/2019. Details of Wildlife Sanctuaries in the country is given in the Annexure-I. State-wise, Sanctuary-wise details of funds sought, sanctioned and utilised during the last three years and the current year under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of ‘Development of Wildlife Habitats’ is given in the Annexure –II.

The Conservation world was this year drawn into mourning following the death of 11 black rhinos following failed translocation to their new sanctuary.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/12/2018 regarding areas around National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries to be declared Eco Sensitive Zones.

This Report comprises of three Chapters. The first Chapter contains the financial profile of the State, planning and conduct of audit and follow-up on Audit Reports.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/10/2018 regarding bauxite mining near Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary, Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Arpit Marbles Private Limited Vs Rajasthan Pollution Control Board Through & Others dated 25/09/2018. The appellants have challenged the order dated 06.11.2015 vide which Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board has refused renewal of Mining Leases of Limestone Mineral situated at Tehsil Jamuwa Ramgarh District Jaipur. The mine lease area is within 1 km of the boundary of Jamwa Ramgarh Sanctuary.

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