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Deforestation

Politics Of Turning Ancestral Lands Of Indigenous Tribes Into Forest Reserved In Manipur

Jul 09, 2021 T S Haokip

Till today, there is no formal agreement between the Kukis and the government after the British left India, with regards to their ancestral land.

Virbhadra's Legacy: How He Saved Himachal's Forests

Jul 08, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Virbhadra Singh made a pioneering bid to ban green felling of the forests in Himachal Pradesh for making wooden apple cartons.


Brazil To Redeploy Troops To Amazon To Fight Deforestation

The decree published in the country's official gazette said soldiers would go to the states of Para, Amazonas, Mato Grosso and Rondonia through the end of August. It didn't provide details about the number of troops to be deployed nor the cost of the operation.

Reimagining The Role Of Indigenous Tribals In Restoring Local Ecosystems

Jun 05, 2021 T S Haokip

The unsystematic practice of Jhum with complete disregard for traditional ethics poses a grave threat to restoring the ecosystem of the land.


HC Stays Permission On Tree Felling In Shimla

The order was passed by a division bench of Chief Justice L. Narayana Swamy and Justice Anoop Chitkara while hearing a public interest litigation (PIL).

24 April, 2021

HC Tells 16 Forest Officials To Pay Rs 34 Lakh, Cost Of 412 Felled Trees In Himachal

Ashwani Sharma

The bench said the officials, who were responsible for this loss of 100-year-old trees, have to be put to task and be made accountable.


05 June, 2020

World Environment Day: Centre Launches Programme To Increase Forest Cover In Urban Areas

PTI

Prakash Javadekar launched the Nagar Van or Urban Forests with 200 corporations and cities across India while urging people to actively participate and increase the tree cover in their areas.


04 June, 2020

Sundari Trees In Sundarban Delta Are Dying A Slow Death. Is Anyone Listening?

Ananda Banerjee

Sundari trees, after which the mangrove forest is named, are on the brink of extinction in West Bengal due to excessive logging in the past for its high value wood and now with seawater rise.


04 September, 2019

Cauvery Calling: A Daring Venture That Must Be Allowed To Succeed

Prem Shankar Jha

Cauvery Calling, an initiative taken by the Isha foundation, is a powerful reminder of how it can be used to improve peoples’ lives.


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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.

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An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.

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Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.

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