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Jan 07, 2020
Infrastructure projects, growing demand for housing, poor oversight have rapidly depleted forest cover in KashmirFor over two decades, forests in Kashmir have been mercilessly chopped ever since political turmoil gripped the region in the 1990s. In the absence of any monitoring, the timber-smuggling industry, involving ministers, their relatives, bureaucrats and smugglers has thrived in the Valley
Jan 06, 2020
Rainforests in 2020: Trends and happenings that could decide the fate of rainforests this decadeA decade of deforestation, broken commitments and murder of rainforest defenders later, the 2020s begin with a dark moment for the world’s rainforests.
Mar 21, 2019
Bengaluru citizens save city's green cover, prevent KRDCL from tendering work on elevated corridor sans public consultationCitizens groups in Bengaluru recently succeeded in preventing the Karnataka Road Development Corporation Limited (KRDCL) from issuing tenders on 102-km-long elevated corridor network, which will lead to cutting down of over 3.000 trees
Jun 05, 2018
China lends Tibet aid to increase green cover; $171 mn spent to conserve one-third of the countryChina has lent Tibet $ 171 million so far to help conserve its environment and a third of the country is covered by nature reserves.
Jun 01, 2018
NGT seeks reply from Centre, NHAI on maintaining green cover along national and state highwaysThe National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre and NHAI to state its stand on maintaining the mandatory green cover along national and state highways.
May 21, 2017
Delhi HC dismayed at depleting green cover, says capital will turn into a desert at this rateThe national capital can turn into a desert if the green cover and forest land fall prey to illegal construction and encroachment, the Delhi High Court has observed
May 02, 2017
Maharasthra lost forests 660 times iconic Oval Maidan of Mumbai in seven yearsThe sate of Maharashtra lost 58.81 square kilometres (14,532 acres) of green cover in the seven years from 2005-06 to 2011-12, a first-of-its-kind satellite mapping of the state has revealed.
Dec 20, 2015
Watch: Mumbai businessman takes on BMC in a bid to save dying treesA public litigation from a businessman, Zoru Bhathena has created a noise for the cause of deteriorating state of current Mumbai's Green Cover.
Jul 17, 2015
Losing green cover: India lost original forests 70 times Delhi's area in 14 yearsEnvironment minister Prakash Javadekar released the biennial report “India State of Forest Report 2013” on 7 July stating that the forest cover continues to stand at 21 percent of the country’s geographical area
Aug 21, 2013
Delhi is the 'greenest' capital city in world, claims Sheila DikshitCiting rise in green cover, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Delhi has become the "greenest" capital city in the world.