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The Environment Ministry's Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) on river valley and hydroelectric projects has recommended a three-year extension to the validity of the environmental clearance (EC) for

DEHRADUN : A team of forest officials of Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) and leopard experts from Wildlife Conservation Society Vidya Athreya has begun training workshop for local youth of leopa

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Birendra Singh Matura & Ors. Vs. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Ors dated 19/06/2017 regarding widening of NH-34 which is in violation of the Bhagirathi Eco Sensitive Zone Notification.

The Order notes that all the Parties are at consensus that 94 kms of stretch of NH-34 from Dharasu to Gangotri Forest falls within EcoSensitive Zone and any developmental activity in ESZ needs to conform with Zonal Master Plan.

NAINITAL: More than 2.26 lakh families of farmers who migrated from the hill districts — since inception of Uttarakhand in 2000 — for survival have been "reduced to manual labourers" in various cit

RISHIKESH: In a first of its kind initiative, 'green' crematoriums are planned to be built in villages along the Ganga (which have been branded as Ganga grams under the Namami Gange project).

Varun Sheel, scientist at Isro’s Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad specialises in the study of the atmosphere, the rapidly changing environment and the resultant climate change.

Environmentalists rued the proposal to cut down at least 4,600 trees — mostly deodar and broad leaf trees which are important for absorption of water — spread over 94 hectares for the construction

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suo Motu Uttarakhand Human Rights Commission Vs. Chief Secretary, Govt. of Uttarakhand & Others dated 05/06/2017 regarding disposal of sewage in river Kausi and Ganga, Uttarakhand. NGT directs the Chief Secretary, State of Uttarakhand to resolve the issue with regard to both the projects, namely the STP as well as the MSW site.

HARIDWAR: Haridwar seers don't favour a total ban on mining in the Ganga, even as Swami Shivanand of Matri Sadan ashram is holding an indefinite fast and many environmentalists arguing that there i

UPLI NAGNI, TEHRI-GARHWAL: The words 'seed capital' take on a whole new meaning in the hills of Uttarakhand.

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