An investigation was carried to understand the density and diversity pattern of the plantation area of Chaur as Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand. A total of 13 trees, 6 shrubs and 14 herb species were encountered in all plantation areas.

The Uttarakhand High Court has admitted a public interest litigation (PIL) on raising the height and increasing the production capacity of Sirnagar Hydro Electricity project filed by some residents of Tehri Garhwal district.

The joint Bench of Chief Justice Barin Ghosh and Justice VK Bist asked on Tuesday the Union ministry of environment and forest (MOEF) to file a counter affidavit on the mat

Watershed is an ideal hydrological unit call for multidisciplinary approach of natural resource management, viable, for insuring continuous benefits on sustainable basis. Watershed approach has been the single most important too in this direction providing livelihood security in the rural areas and attracting people's participation in watershed programmes.

Millions of trees in ecologically crucial areas like the Himalayas and Western Ghats have been saved by Chipko and Appiko Movement. These movements also worked for the regeneration of greenery over thousands of acres. The results can be seen in the forests of Jardhar and Piplet in Uttarakhand or the forests near Mendemane and Gubbigadde villages in Karnataka.

This paper focuses on the shifting contours of the anti-Tehri dam movement in the past three decades. It examines the changing declarations of environmentalists, especially Sunderlal Bahuguna and other leaders of the movement on the one hand, and the involvement of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad in the anti-dam politics on the other.

Making their voices heard Women pradhans at the event and (right) dancing to a local tune

Jardhargaon is a village at a height of 1500 metres situated in the hilly district of Tehri Garhwal in the state of Uttarakhand in North India. Jardhargaon came under the influence of Chipko Movement through the active involvement of one of its residents, Vijay Jardhari. In 1980 a Van Suraksha Samiti or VSS (Forest Protection Committee) was set up by local people.

A documentary film on how market forces are appropriating natural resources that belong to everybody.

IN VARANASI, WITH the Ganga in the background. The documentary is part of a movement to expose the subterranean war going on for water.

Uttarakhand forests are smouldering, leading to a loss of forest wealth worth crores, besides invaluable damage to flora and fauna. These raging fires have also claimed two human lives. With mercury soaring high, forest fires have engulfed large areas in the Garhwal as well as the Kumaon regions of the state. State government officials have requested the remote sensing agency to provide satellite imagery of the prevailing fires to know the exact damage.

WILL it quake or will it not? That is the topic being hotly debated by seismologists and environmentalists regarding the Tehri dam project in Tehri Garhwal, Uttar Pradesh (up). The latest in the

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