KOLKATA: In the last five years, 43 MPs from West Bengal, cutting across political parties, have asked barely 197 environment-related questions in the parliament.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own Motion regarding Sunderbans Forests Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/03/2019 regarding large scale falling of mangroves at Dhew Sagar on the Ganga Sagar Island which is an estuary of river Ganga in the Bay of Bengal which falls within the eco-sensitive Sunderbans area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Regarding Sundarbans Forests Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/02/2019 regarding the large number of constructions within the CRZ-I area at Bakhkhali, Henry Island and at Manmathanagar, Gosaba block of the Sunderbans. Vide order dated 06.08.2015, the State had been injuncted from raising any construction within the CRZ-1 area or protected sanctuary area in view of the prohibition contained in the CRZ Notification 2011.

Calcutta: Five hundred pairs of all-weather night-vision cameras will be installed across the Sunderbans Tiger Reserve and South 24-Parganas division for the second round of tiger census in the man

Last year, the High Court of Bangladesh directed the Government not to approve any industrial development within the 10-kilometre buffer zone of the reserved forest, but according to UNESCO, approv

The Indian Coast Guard is conducting a bilateral table-top exercise on maritime pollution response with Bangladesh Coast Guard at the regional headquarters (North East) of the ICG here today.

This paper contributes to understanding the physical and economic effects of salinity diffusion and planning for appropriate adaptation for managing the Sundarbans in a changing climate, with a focus on the West Bengal portion of the tidal-wetland forest delta.

The Sundarbans, the mangrove forest delta shared both by India and Bangladesh, is among the worst hit regions of climate change in the world.

With the growing recognition that effective action on climate change will require a combination of emissions reductions and carbon sequestration, protecting, enhancing and restoring natural carbon sinks have become political priorities. Mangrove forests are considered some of the most carbon-dense ecosystems in the world with most of the carbon stored in the soil. In order for mangrove forests to be included in climate mitigation efforts, knowledge of the spatial distribution of mangrove soil carbon stocks are critical.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench) in the matter of Abdullah Sardar Vs Divisional Forest Officer & Others dated 16/04/2018 regarding illegal bandhs and fisheries detrimental to the existence of Sundarbans.

NGT directs the State of West Bengal to file status report on the removal of illegal bandhs and fisheries as well as on the plantation of the mangroves.

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