- Govt docked Rs 50000 for river diversion

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rohit Choudhury Vs Union of India, Through Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 07/03/2016 regarding stay on all activities of the project “Training of river Beki on L/B and activation of river Manas and Hakua at Mathanguri” situated within the Manas National Park and Manas Tiger Reserve.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Puducherry Environment Protection Association Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/02/2016. The prayer in this application is to issue permanent injunction restraining the respondents from withdrawing or permitting the withdrawal of water from Oussudu lake for any drinking water project in violation of the Wetland (Conservation of Management) Rules 2010, the Wildlife Protection Act 1972, the Environment (Protection) Act 1986 and the Biological Diversity Act 2002.

Bengaluru's only Bird Conservation Reserve getting choked

Congress on Monday accused the Gujarat government of reducing the permissible limit for construction around Gir sanctuary to benefit business associates of the chief minister.

The pangolin is gifted with a unique defence mechanism of rolling into a ball that protects it against predators, but is helpless against better equipped poachers.The toothless mammal, also called

KANNUR: Lateritic landscapes, wasteland which are rich in biodiversity and indiscriminate mining could lead to destruction of the unique eco system of these areas, says a study conducted by the sci

Nagpur: The 400 sq km Painganga Wildlife Sanctuary spread in Yavatmal and Nanded districts is facing sever threat from politically backed sand mafia.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of V. Magesh Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/11/2015 regarding Andhra Pradesh calling for global tenders for sale of Red Sanders.

We report on illegal international trade in Indian Star Tortoises (Geochelone elegans), with a particular focus on India and Thailand.Within India, this species has received protection as a Schedule IV list species of the Wildlife (Protection) Act 1972 for over 40 years. This study documents the illegal trade of 55,000 individuals poached from just one ‘trade hub’ in India

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