The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 provides for listing of species in various schedules based on the threat status. The species listed in Schedule I of the Act is provided with highest degree of protection.

Over a ten-year period from July 2010 to June 2019 the authors found neither India nor Bhutan had reported any incidences of poaching or illegal trade in Red Pandas, but in Nepal a total of 13 seizure records were reported between 2016 and 2019, accounting for a total of 29 pelts. All except two took place in Kathmandu.

In India, the Project Tiger coverage has increased to 50 tiger reserves, spread over 18 states, cover 72749.02 sq.km which amounts to around 2.21% of country's geographical area.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N.

Judgement of the High Court of Bombay in the matter of Worli Koliwada Nakhwa & Others Vs Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai & Others dated 16/07/2019 regarding construction of a coastal road on the western coast of Mumbai from Princess Street Flyover to the Worli end of the Borivali– Worli Sea-link. Four interchanges are connecting the existing road to the proposed Coastal Road.

The report ‘Living Planet’ is released every two years, and keeps track of around 4,000 species spread across nearly 17,000 population of the planet.

The mighty Sharavathi river basin in the Western Ghats is considered a significant refuge for the endangered Lion-Tailed Macaques (LTM) in the country.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Umashankar Patwa & Others Vs Union of India & Others (Earlier titled as D.K. Joshi Vs. Union of India & Ors.) dated 09/04/2019. The question for consideration is whether Hindustan Institute of Technology & Management, Agra (HIT) and Anand Engineering College, Agra (AEC) are within the Wildlife Sanctuary notified by the State of Uttar Pradesh as “Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary” vide Notification dated 27.03.1991 in District Agra, under Section 18 of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.

Nainital: In a setback to the Uttarakhand government’s ambitious Kandi Road project which aims to connect Garhwal with Kumaon, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned construction of the propo

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hindalco Industries Limited Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/01/2019 regarding bauxite ore mining units of Hindalco near Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary, Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

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