Mathura violence: National Green Tribunal notice to UP government on green cover loss in Jawahar Bagh
The National Green Tribunal has sought the Uttar Pradesh government's response on a plea alleging loss of green cover in Mathura's Jawahar Bagh, where clashes between encroachers and security personnel left 29 people, including two policemen, dead recently.Jul 03, 2016, 12:10 PM IST
In the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions announced recently, India had set a target of creating an additional 2.5 to 3 billion (250 crore) tonnes of CO2 equivalent carbon sink.Dec 04, 2015, 19:42 PM IST
The court was hearing a PIL initiated by it on its own on the issue of increasing air pollution in Delhi.Oct 20, 2015, 19:07 PM IST
The government Tuesday said it has decided to give degraded land, which is about one-third of the total forest area, to private industries on lease for commercial forest harvesting to boost employment and generate revenue.Sep 15, 2015, 13:59 PM IST
The world's forests have shrunk by three percent since 1990 - an area equivalent to the size of South Africa - and India is among the countries who are losing their forest cover faster than others, researchers have warned.Sep 15, 2015, 12:18 PM IST
Forest cover in the national capital increased from six per cent in 1999 to 20.8 percent in 2013 mainly due to plantation activity carried out in non-forest areas, the city government has told the Delhi High Court.Aug 22, 2015, 15:10 PM IST
The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the city government to give details of the actual forest area in the capital, observing that the extent of green cover as shown on paper is "not the true picture".Aug 12, 2015, 21:40 PM IST
Delhi government's 'City First Forest Programme', as part of which 12 lakh saplings would be planted across the national capital, will focus more on increasing green cover in the major urban centres rather than the outer areas.Aug 05, 2015, 23:22 PM IST
Odisha's decision to open more mines is set to affect the green cover in the state further, environmentalists have warned.May 18, 2015, 14:11 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is pained over this picturesque port city losing almost its entire green cover in the devastating cyclone that battered the coast on Sunday.Oct 14, 2014, 14:13 PM IST
Highlighting the adverse impact of deforestation, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday said his government has set a target to increase the state's green cover to 20 per cent.Sep 18, 2014, 18:13 PM IST
Maharashtra government plans to formulate a new social forestry policy which will be implemented in non-forest areas of the state to increase green cover.Oct 24, 2012, 11:36 AM IST
Two districts of Rajasthan -- Bundi and Udaipur -- have been selected for the pilot phase of Green India Mission, the flagship Central project aiming expansion of country`s green cover to 33 per cent.Jul 31, 2012, 23:33 PM IST
Clearance of forests in Naxal-hit areas to combat Maoists hiding in these regions has led to a decrease in the overall green cover in the country.May 21, 2012, 14:29 PM IST
Odisha government has set a target to undertake plantation in over two lakh hectare ahead of the monsoon at an expenditure of Rs 183 crore.May 21, 2012, 13:35 PM IST
To mark Earth Day, a programme was
organized to clean the green cover having around 2,000 trees in the city`s busy commercial hub Nehru Place.
India will launch a forestry satellite as part of its efforts to monitor country`s green cover.Mar 26, 2011, 18:04 PM IST
The Himachal Pradesh government
has chalked out an ambitious programme to grow herbs and
medicinal plants on barren land to increase the green cover of
the state, official sources said Sunday.
In a unique initiative, a
`Tree Ambulance` was launched on Friday to provide protection to
green reserves in the capital.
In two years since 2005, there
has been no change in the status of the green cover in five
districts of the national capital while it has declined in
east Delhi due to tree felling, says a government report.