Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Adity Daweshwar Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 12/02/2020 regarding allegation of illegal cutting of trees at Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/01/2020 regarding permission to fell trees to build three railway over bridge projects in Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shankarlal Gopalbhai Patel Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/01/2020 regarding damage caused to the flora, fauna and ecology of the Kutch region particularly in Sangnara village, due to alleged rampant illegal felling of trees for construction of wind farms by M/s. Green Infra Wind Energy Limited, and seven wind energy companies.

Himalayan pencil cedar (Juniperus polycarpos) is an evergreen tree distributed from Afghanistan, Baluchistan, Kagan valley, Kashmir, Lahaul-Spiti to upper reaches of western Tibet. In the western Himalaya treeline of the Juniperus polycarpos is not well defined because of the topographical barriers and variation in orography.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shishir Richhariya, Divisional Secretary, Paschim Madya Railway Karamchari Parishad Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 14/01/2020 regarding illegal cutting of trees in the process of installation of Flash Butt Welding (FBW) plant at North Sagar Division, Madhya Pradesh.

Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding Association for Protection of Democratic Rights & Others Vs The State of West Bengal & Others dated 09/01/2020 regarding felling of 356 trees, of which some are heritage trees and as old as 80 years old for the construction of railway overbridges and expansion of NH-112, Jessore Road, Kolkata, West Bengal.

ISFR 2019 presents the results of forest cover mapping with a refined methodology, though consistent with the past assessments. A manual for forest cover mapping has been prepared for the first time.

It is heartening to note that as per the ISFR, 2019, the forest and tree cover of the country continues to show a rising trend despite immense pressure on our forests.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 26/11/2019 regarding illegal cutting of trees and encroachment by a colonizer on the government land and Saraswati river at A.B. Road, village Bijalpur, District Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pratap Singh Vs Himanchal Pradesh Public Works Department & Others dated 25/11/2019 regarding cutting of trees during construction of road from Chirpurche onwards to Fochitang- Ramni in District Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh. The applicant has alleged that forest clearance has been granted by dividing bigger portions into two parts and by changing the route of construction.

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