Hardly a fortnight after the Madhya Pradesh government scuttled the Jal Satyagraha against submergence by dams, it has again come down hard on activists in Sidhi protesting against diversion of for

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pandurang Sitaram Chalke & Others Vs State of Maharashtra & Others dated 01/10/2013 on the issue of illegal mining in the agricultural areas as
well as forest and non-forest areas in Sukvali village, Taluka Khed, District Ratnagiri, Maharashtra.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/judgment/14_2012(wZ)(App)_1oct2013_final_order.pdf

Thousands of trees might have faced the infrastructural axe in the City, reducing afforestation to a mere eco-slogan.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Indraj Singh & Others Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 19/08/2013 regarding acquisition of the land for the purpose of construction of a sector road under the Bahadurgarh Scheme.

NPP at Mithivirdi will be set up 40 km from Bhavnagar and is located on sea coast on west side

The Gujarat Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCRZMA) has given nod for Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited's (NPCIL) proposed 6,000 Mw nuclear power plant in Mithivirdi, Bhavnagar. It has recommended the project for costal regulatory zone (CRZ) clearance to the Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF).

Experts Find That Much Of It Has Degraded Into Scrubland

A study on the status and distribution of forests of a portion of the Western Ghats has revealed that more land is in private hands than the area under protected forests, but large tracts have degraded into scrub and wastelands.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today termed as "disastrous" the Centre's view that the panel's expert members who are to visit Nirma's cement plant site in Gujarat won't be able to ascertain if

Works taken up as part of NREGA scheme were found to help maintain ground water levels, aiding crop productivity

The UPA government’s flagship employment guarantee programme can play an important role in conserving natural resources and sustaining water supply and food production, according to a study. Conceived to provide livelihood security for the rural poor, the scheme can also help reduce and counter the impact of climate change in villages, according to the study, “Environmental Benefits and Vulnerability Reduction through Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme” by IISc, Bangalore in collaboration with the rural development ministry and the German international co-operation agency, GIZ.

The tackle the problem of water pollution, the Pushkar Lake will soon have a coir mesh treatment system.

Villagers boycott public hearing on environment impact assesment report

Hundreds of farmers from villages that are likely to be affected by the proposed nuclear power project in Mitihivirdi, Bhavnagar, on Tuesday, walked out of the public hearing on the project environment impact assessment (EIA) report. They have been opposing the proposed nuclear power plant (NPP), with six light water reactors (LWR) of 1000 MW capacity each, since the project was announced on the grounds that it would cause irreparable damage to environment there.