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.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of POWERGRID Corporation India Limited Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 20/11/2015 regarding cutting of trees in 3 mtrs. wide strip of land below the conductor 400 KV electricity transmission line, to be laid from Kala to Kudus falling within 10 kms. area from boundary of Tansa Wild life sanctuary.

The United States and Cuba are set to reach their first accord on environmental protection since announcing plans to re-establish diplomatic relations, linking up marine sanctuaries in both countri

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Devrai Foundation & Ors. Vrs. S.N. Infrastructures & Ors. dated 16/11/2015 regarding developmental activities for commercial gain in village Dongarwadi, Tq. Mulshi, District Pune and its precincts lying within ten (10) k.m. from Tamini Wildlife Sanctuary-Eco Sensitive Zone, Pune, Maharashtra.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of T.N. Godavarman Thirumalpad Vs. Union of India & Ors.dated 05/11/2015 regarding transfer of cases to the National
Green Tribunal.

According to an advisory issued by the environment ministry on October 28, developers will spend 2 per cent of the project cost or the actual cost of project-specific impact mitigation and conserva

Hearing a PIL pending since 1995, the green bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu, in a significant verdict decided to transfer the pending cases related to –forest-based industries, National Parks/Wildlife sanctuaries, exemptions from the payment of the Net present Value (NPV) etc., to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) and various Central and state-level committees for final decisions.

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