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Jun 28, 2017
US lawmaker Mike Noel blames 'tree hugger' environmentalists for wildfire in Utah that displaced 1,500A Republican state lawmaker blamed federal mismanagement and lawsuits by "tree hugger" environmentalists for the blaze that has burned 13 homes and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people
Jun 27, 2017
Odisha forest department rushes to install CCTV cameras after over 150 sheep die mysteriouslyThough a large number of sheep have been killed in some villages in Niali block of Cuttack district, the officials are not yet able to identify the real killer.
Jun 25, 2017
Illegal land mining: AAP asks Punjab govt to conduct survey by experts to identify affected areasAam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday demanded a survey by experts of the areas of Punjab "affected by illegal mining".
Jun 25, 2017
More than 700 people evacuated in Spain due to forest fire threatsMore than 700 people were evacuated from homes, campsites and hotels due to the threat from a forest fire in southern Spain, emergency services said on Sunday
Jun 21, 2017
Portugal forest fire: Firefighters evacuate more towns as deadly blaze spreads northwardsEmergency workers were forced to evacuate several settlements in central Portugal as the deadly wildfire that has engulfed the region began to spread northwards.
Jun 18, 2017
Portugal forest fire death toll rises to 39 as firefighters struggle to reach affected areasRaging forest fires in central Portugal killed at least 39 people, and injured another 20 people including six firefighters.
Jun 18, 2017
Portugal forest fire kills at least 24, injures 20, death toll likely to riseA huge forest fire in central Portugal killed at least 24 people and injured 20 others, most of them burning to death in their cars
Jun 15, 2017
Video Volunteers: How Goa's Canacona forest reserve was saved from an 'afforestation' projectHow a few determined local residents demanded accountability and challenged decisions taken by a government department. When threatened by the lumbering bureaucratic attitude of Goa’s forest officials, local residents took steps such as filing the RTI and mobilising a public call-to-action based on video proof with scientifically-backed research.
Jun 12, 2017
Himachal Pradesh forest employees demand judicial inquiry into colleague's mysterious deathThe Himachal Pradesh forest employees federation on Monday demanded a judicial inquiry into the mysterious death of a forest guard, who was found dead in the forests of Karsog in Mandi district on 9 June
Jun 06, 2017
NGT directs environment ministry to finalise coastal zone plan with statesThe National Green Tribunal has taken exception to the delay of six years in finalisation of the Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) and directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests to sit with all the coastal states to decide the issue.