New findings released offer a compelling business case for investing in the protection of the world’s coral reefs, with economic benefits stretching into the tens of billions in just over a decade.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rohit Choudhury Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/10/2018 regarding garbage dumping in Deepor Beel, Kamrup District, Assam. Senior Additional Advocate General submits that proposals have been made in respect of the integrated MSW treatment plant in question, and the matter relating to the railway track.

Natural wetlands are in long-term decline around the world says this global report on the state of wetlands. Between 1970 and 2015, inland and marine/coastal wetlands both declined by approximately 35%, where data are available, three times the rate of forest loss.

The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has informed the National Green Tribunal that it has issued a notification for identification and protection of wetlands which prohibit encroachments

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. S. Ravi Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 04/09/2018 regarding restraining construction activities at Kaikondrahalli Vilalge, BBMP Ward No. 150 (Bellandur Ward), Mahadevpura Zone, Bengaluru. The grievance of the applicant is that the project called ‘SJR Watermark Project’ on the bank of Kaikondrahalli Lake in Bengaluru was within less than 10 meters from the edge of the lake as against the requirement of distance of 30 meters which is a buffer/no development/no construction Zone.


The East African wetlands are in great danger due to human activities including human settlement.

KAMPALA - Residents of Makindye in Kampala who have encroached on Kyetinda Wetland in recent years have been left on tenterhooks.

South End Mall on Langata Road has become the latest casualty of the ongoing campaign by the national environment watchdog to reclaim grabbed wetlands in the capital Nairobi.

South End Mall on Langata Road has become the latest casualty of the ongoing campaign by the national environment watchdog to reclaim grabbed wetlands in the capital Nairobi.

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