Final decision after receiving reports about the big cat’s presence; Forest Department currently undertaking tiger census which will end in 2017

“There has to be a right balance. Environmentally, though permissions have been granted for mega projects, at times the conditions applied are a bit too stringent,” Bhatia said.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Puran Chand & Others Vs State of Himachal Pradesh through its Secretary Environment to the Government of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 02/02/2016 regarding regarding the Renuka Dam project across river Giri. River Giri is a perennial river which flows from its origin at Himachal Pradesh down to meet river Yamuna near Paonta Sahib in Himachal Pradesh and passes through the area between Dadahu town and Badaun village.

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday took a dig at his predecessors for failing to get clearances for major infrastructure projects, while announcing the environmental clearance for ‘eco-se

The World Bank usually tames wild economies and helps countries stabilize their fluctuating finances, but in a global first, the banker for the world has gone to a zoo that too in India!

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M/S. Ferro Alloys Corporation Ltd. Vs State of Orissa & Others dated 12/01/2016 regarding chromite mining inside Hadagarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Kendujhar, Odisha.

Jogimatti reserve forest in Chitradurga district has got the tag of a Wildlife Sanctuary.

Of 88,000 actions assessed by the Fish and Wildlife Service, only two triggered more significant action in past seven years, new study finds

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Infrastructure and development activities in and around sanctuaries and national parks, 14/12/2015. The Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has not taken any decision ‘not to consider any activity in and around Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks’. The details of the decisions taken in the 36th meeting of the Committee held on 4th November 2015 are given in the Annexure.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Manoj Stone Crushing Co. Vrs. SEAC & Ors. dated 03/12/2015 regarding projects coming up in the eco-sensitive zone of Western Ghats especially stone crushing industry.

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