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Mangrove Destruction In Andhra Coast: NGT Directs Expert Committee To Consider Compensating Fisher Folks

In a significant order, the National Green Tribunal, Chennai the Petition filed by traditional fisher folk communities raising serious concerns …

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NGT Constitutes A Committee To Inquire Into illegality In Mining Operation In North Karanpura, Jharkhand

In a significant decision, the eastern zone bench of the National Green Tribunal , has sought the response of Central …

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NGT Seeks An Action Taken Report Against illegal Construction Of Paramilitary Camp On Aravallis in Gurugram

The NGT  has sought an action take report from the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (HoFF), Haryana (‘PCCF’) after finding …

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NGT Appoints Committee To Inquire Into Ash Pond Breach In Bokaro

The NGT has issued notice to the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), Pollution Control Board and others in a matter regarding …

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NGT Finds Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL), Coal India Ltd (CIL) Guilty Of illegal Mining, Pollution, Imposes Rs 160 Crores Cost For Damaging Environment

In a landmark decision, the Principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal comprising of Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel in Judgment …

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Rohingya Camps In Bangladesh Vulnerable To Devastating Covid-19 Outbreak

Amid the rows of tin-shed houses and bamboo fences that make up the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh’s coastal district of …

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Five Takeaways From The UN’s Proposals To Protect Biodiversity

A campaigner informs a pedestrian about extinction level threats [image by: kthtrnr/Flickr]

Dubbed by some the “other COP”, UN negotiations over revised biodiversity targets and a new international framework for nature restoration …

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What Now For J&K’s State Animal And Bird?

The Hangul, or Kashmir stag, in Dachigam, the only area where its threatened population is stable [image by: Khursheed Ahmad]

Before August 5, 2019, when the former state of Jammu & Kashmir was converted into the union territories of Ladakh …

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Report To National Green Tribunal Raises Spirits In Kashmir

The Hokersar wetland in Kashmir [Image by: Athar Parvaiz]

At a time when Kashmir’s forests face the axe and the government looks to demarcate land for investors from elsewhere …

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Kashmir’s Forests Face The Axe

Part of a degraded forest in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district [image by: Athar Parvaiz]

The former Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) of the erstwhile Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir was very busy in September …

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