MUMBAI: "The bullet train is not meant for adivasis. We will not get to ride it. Why should we give our land to it?" asks Madhu Dhodi from Sakhari village in Dahanu.

The initiative has been hailed as a major step towards promoting renewable energy and a significant contribution to environment protection.

Tribal peoples in Manipur have been maintaining their commons under customary law. Interacting with outsiders has always led to the contestation of their customs, traditions, and beliefs. Tribal societies continue to administer their villages under customary law on the tenet of equity. Their law has even resisted the policies of Manipuri kings and the British administration. In the present day, tribal customary law stands challenged by the Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act, 1960.

The Tanzanian government is putting foreign safari companies ahead of Maasai herding communities as environmental tensions grow on the fringes of the Serengeti national park, according to a new inv

AHMEDABAD: For providing medical facilities on islands along the Gujarat coast, the Gujarat high court has said that these places can be considered as “difficult areas” and norms for providing prim

SHILLONG: Activist and writer Morning Star Sumer is planning to meet representatives of the United Nations again, possibly at its headquarters in New York City, soon.

Nashik: Noted agriculture economist and former member of State Planning Commission H M Desarada claimed that farmers should understand the impact of climate change on agriculture activities and mus

DEHRADUN: A study on impact of climate change in five villages of Uttarakhand and three villages in Himachal Pradesh will be conducted by Mountain Forum Himalayas (MFH) made up of six NGOs each fro

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Wildlife First Vs Ministry of Forest And Environment & Others dated 18/04/2018 regarding claims under Forest Rights Act 2006, India. Several states have failed to file their affidavits in this matter in spite of having 4 weeks time. Apex Court imposes a cost of Rs. 50,000 on the states of Karnataka, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and directs all the states to take the matter seriously.

Shimla: Environmental activists from Himachal Pradesh are among those vociferously opposing the draft National Forest Policy 2018 as they say it would do away with some important principles that 19

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