With the disturbing trend of rowdy picnickers near protected wildlife habitats showing little sign of abatement, conservationists have called for a complete stop to boisterous gatherings inside pr

As an agro-food industry, sugar industry contributes to about 12% of the world’s sugar production with annual production capacity of 23 million tonnes. The sugar industry is a major water user and wastewater producer. According to Gunjal and Gunjal14, there are around 530 sugar industries in India having crushing capacity of 1.6 million tonnes per day utilizing 3.2 million m 3 of water, generating 0.6 million m 3 of effluent per day.

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The project which is being implemented in 21 districts from South Western and Eastern Uganda, is Uganda’s first Green Climate Fund-financed initiative and is a response to the Presidential Initiati

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Misra & Others Vs Art of Living International Center & Others dated 07/12/2017 regarding World Culture Festival Celebration on Yamuna flood plain. This has led to illegal and unauthorized dumping and construction in the active flood plains of river Yamuna in the NCT of Delhi which was taking place over some 25 hectares upstream of DND Flyway. The flood plains which were excellent natural wetlands as recently as September 2015 have been cleared and levelled by the Art of Living International Center.

A cross section of Harare residents have blamed corruption and abuse of political power for rampant wetlands destruction in the capital.

GURUGRAM: State commissioner Ravinder Singh on Sunday inspected the plot allotted for the construction and demolition (C&D) waste plant in Basai on Sunday to evaluate its wetland status.

Moisture response functions for soil microbial carbon (C) mineralization remain a critical uncertainty for predicting ecosystem-climate feedbacks. Theory and models posit that C mineralization declines under elevated moisture and associated anaerobic conditions, leading to soil C accumulation. Yet, iron (Fe) reduction potentially releases protected C, providing an under-appreciated mechanism for C destabilization under elevated moisture. Here we incubate Mollisols from ecosystems under C3/C4 plant rotations at moisture levels at and above field capacity over 5 months.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rohit Choudhury Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/11/2017 regarding encroachments on Deepor Beel, Guwahati, Assam. NGT Eastern Zone Bench directs the GMDA (Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority) to inspect and survey and ascertain as to whether any encroachments have been made on any of the protected water bodies near Deepor Beel.

Lubigi swamp is part of the vast 54.1 square kilometre Mayanja-Kato wetland and what remains of it is still rich in wildlife, such as sitatunga, bushbuck, and red-tailed monkeys.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sarbeswar Boruah Vs State of Assam & Others dated 13/11/2017 regarding the decision of the Central Government and the Government of Assam to establish AIIMS at the Jalah Beel in North Guwahati in preference to Raha village in Nagaon district of Assam.

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