Rapidly expanding cities in very dry parts of the world must be turned into "green urban oases" to ensure they become both healthier places to live in and more resilient to climate change, according to this new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Prof. Dr. Sanjeev Bagai & Others Vs Department of Environment, GNCTD & Others dated 20/12/2022.

The matter related to illegal act of cutting, felling and pruning of trees in Vasant Vihar.

The applicants have submitted that some trees were cut/felled in Vasant Vihar on September 30, 2022 without any permission and a complaint dated October 28, 2022 was lodged in this regard by Sanjeev Bagai with various authorities.

Affidavit filed by the West Bengal Pollution Control Board in the matter of Bharat Prakash Rai Vs State of West Bengal dated December 16, 2022.

The matter related to felling of trees in a tea estate, Darjeeling.

The NGT directed the Divisional Forest Officer, Nagore, Rajasthan to look into the matter of illegal cutting of trees.

New saplings will be planted in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar (SAS Nagar), Punjab from time to time during the planting season by the Municipal Corporation and Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) and proper space will be kept around the trees. The work of de-concretization around trees will be undertaken and in place of interlocking tiles, perforated tiles will be installed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in the matter of Vijay Chawla Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 16/11/2022. For the illegal cutting of 500 trees in village Sarai Khawaja, Faridabad, Haryana,

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Avinash Vidhrohi Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 04/11/2022. Avinash Vidhrohi resident of village Deoli, tehsil Ghanari, district Una, Himachal Pradesh in his application to the NGT said that the PWD Department got pruning of all branches of 200 fruit bearing mango trees standing on Daulatpur-Gagret Guglehad road done through a contractor without obtaining requisite permission from the forest department.

Forest-based adaptation is an ensemble of climate actions that employ forests and trees in support of climate change adaptation and resilience, including sustainable forest management, forest conservation and restoration, reforestation and afforestation.

The Uttarakhand High Court rejected the appeal filed by Ashish Kumar Garg against the cutting of trees for the purpose of widening the road from Jogiwala/ Ladpur/ Sahastradhara Crossing/ Krishali Square/ Pacific Golf Estate in Dehradun.

The state authorities, August 16, 2022 informed the High Court that out of 1006 Eucalyptus trees which were required to be cut for the project of road widening, 528 Eucalyptus trees have already been cut down up to August 4, 2022.

This supplemental guidance to the Global Protocol for Community-Scale Greenhouse Gas Inventories (GPC) provides detailed methods that communities can follow to estimate both GHG emissions from land-use change and other forest disturbances and carbon dioxide removals by forests and trees growing within their borders.