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Monday, March 24, 2014
“Bomb, bomb, bomb!” shouted the miner, and his warning echoed off the walls of the decapitated hillock. Seconds later, an explosion sliced off yet another chunk of limestone, which crumbled into a...
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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The possible felling of a neem tree raises concern among a cross-section of people. But some administrators felt the necessity of removing a neem tree, which was inside the enclosure. "Players are feeling inconvenient as they (dry leaves) are slippery.
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March 22, 2011
As part of the measures taken for ensuring the rights of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers to access and use the Minor Forest Produce, the Union Environment Ministry...
DENKANIKOTTAI (KRISHNAGIRI DISTRICT),
December 13, 2010
The Pasumai Theekkanru scheme announced by R. Natarajan, Director, Fire Service and Rescue Service Department, to plant 10,000 saplings all over the state in fire stations have been violated...
November 29, 2010
State governments will get Rs.5,000 crore grants over the next five years for not cutting trees and maintaining ecological balance, Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said...
September 4, 2010
A new study has revealed that more than 80 percent of the farmlands created in the tropics between 1980 and 2000 came into existence after cutting forests.As a result it sends carbon into t...
July 29, 2010
A band of 100 masked people staged a violent environmental protest in a quiet Moscow suburb, hurling Molotov cocktails and fireworks at city hall while objecting to plans for clearing a local fores...
July 6, 2010
One of the world’s largest paper companies is destroying Indonesia’s rainforests, the global environmental group Greenpeace said Tuesday.Greenpeace said the Asia Pulp and Paper...
May 11, 2010
The natural systems that support life on earth, from the Amazon forests to coral reefs, are close to the tipping point of collapse because of human activities, a new study on the global biodiversi...
April 29, 2010
Over 40 per cent of the Bolivian territory is affected by desertification caused by climate change, population increase and indiscriminate forest felling, the Science and Technology Ministry...
March 25, 2010
Ambitious planting programmes in Asia and the United States have helped slow the global rate of deforestation but farmers are still cutting trees to clear land at an alarmingly high rate, a...
January 21, 2010
Describing encroachments in the tourist spot of Munnar in Kerala as “rape of mother nature”, the High Court on Thursday directed the state government to ensure no constructions are all...
February 3, 2011
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III ordered Thursday a moratorium on the cutting down of trees in the country?s fast dwindling forests.Under Executive Order 23, the Department of Enviro...
December 3, 2010
Deforestation hit a peak in 2004 but has fallen thanks to government action and the impact of the global financial crisis. »
October 21, 2010
Homo sapiens may not have been responsible for the five distinct spasms of extinctions in geological time that began an estimated 440 million years ago, but humans are centrally implicated in the o...
August 24, 2010
After a long drawn-out consultation process, the Union government has finally pronounced its verdict against Vedanta Alumina’s $1.7-billion plan to mine bauxite in the Niyamgiri Hills...
July 24, 2010
Increased use of satellite data and new tactics to deter loggers have led to the drop, says the Brazilian environment agency, Ibama.
May 27, 2010
Delegates from more than 50 countries and international organisations agreed in Oslo on Thursday to launch an interim partnership to support developing countries' efforts to fight deforestat...
May 6, 2010
India figures among the world’s worst 10 countries causing environmental damage, according to a new study which lists Brazil as the most polluting country.The research led by professor...
April 26, 2010
Bench said that it was not inclined to accept Ministry report on granting environmental clearance
March 2, 2010
Indonesia and Australia announced a joint initiative on Tuesday to reduce logging and deforestation on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, part of an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions blamed...
December 7, 2009
Kerala has lost 42,438 trees in public places in the last five years. These trees were axed between 2004 and 2009 after obtaining the permission of the district units of the Social Forestry wing o...
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