User: basavapatna Topic: Common Land
Category: Afforestation
Last updated: Mar 13 2020 01:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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It’s official: BNP’s eco-sensitive zone reduced by 100 sq.km. 13.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Centre issues gazette notification; Environmentalists upset
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Whose land is it anyway: Of India’s 703 ongoing conflicts, 25% are in tribal areas 8.3.2020 Scroll.in
Dalits remains the largest social group that are unable to own land.
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Two tree officers for Bengaluru, one from Forest Dept. 6.3.2020 Hindu: National
Earlier, Bengaluru had one BBMP tree officer, but the tree census triggered the need for another
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India’s 2019 coastal regulation law ignored 90% of the objections made to the draft 29.2.2020 Scroll.in
Fisherfolk and activists said there was no public consultation before finalising the law.
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Jharkhand’s attempts to enclose sacred groves stirred fears of land grab and religious imposition 25.12.2019 Scroll.in
The welfare department’s gherabandi scheme sought to build walls around ‘sarnas’. But locals’ response was mixed.
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Kuno is all set for new beginning 3.12.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Kuno National Park is all set to welcome Gir Lion. This “All Set for New Beginning” line written on the wall as soon as it enters the park, not only attracts the attention of the tourist, but also makes him think of the delay on the translocation of lions from Gir to Kuno. So […]
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Amendments to IFA 1927 are regressive, says KKM 10.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Amendments to IFA 1927 are regressive, says KKM
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Aarey “forest” has fired-up Mumbai poll scene 9.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A metro car depot which will wipe out 2,646 trees at Aarey milk colony in Mumbai is an important electoral issue in the upcoming state elections.
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India’s efforts to save its tigers have turned some Adivasi communities into conservation refugees 12.8.2019 Scroll.in
Turning Adivasis out of land earmarked for reserves interrupts their livelihoods and the ecological balance they maintain.
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Does the National Capital Region need another airport, even if it comes at great ecological cost? 7.8.2019 Scroll.in
The Rs 16,000 crore project, just 70 km from the Delhi airport, is being built over wetlands that are home to Sarus cranes, peacocks and blackbucks.
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Do we really need an airport in Noida at the cost of 63 wetlands and the biodiversity in them? 7.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Over 63 wetlands and habitats of Sarus cranes, peacocks and blackbucks will be affected by the construction of the Noida International Greenfield Airport, just 70 km away from New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.
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For its afforestation campaign, the Indian government is brazenly usurping Adivasi land 27.6.2019 Scroll.in
A new law allows trees felled because of industrial projects to be replanted on land occupied by indigenous communities without their consent.
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Government tweaks afforestation norms for forest land acquisition, worrying environmentalists 1.6.2019 Scroll.in
States with more than 75% forest cover can carry out compensatory afforestation in other states, as per a new environment ministry guideline.
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Infrastructure and environment battle it out in the maximum city 28.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Several infrastructure projects are coming up in Mumbai, that could irrevocably damage the city's coastline and green spaces. While environmentalists allege that projects were announced without public discussion and ignoring the environmental impact, political parties brush aside these concerns
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BMRCL penalised over construction in Kadugodi 2.4.2019 Hindu: Home
Had started construction in forest land without proper approval
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‘BJP has failed people of Malnad region’ 1.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
D.K. Shivakumar, Minister for Water Resources, has said that MPs of Bharatiya Janata Party who have represented Shivamogga seat since 2009 have failed
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The Daily Fix: Supreme Court’s order on evicting forest dwellers could hollow out Forest Rights Act 22.2.2019 Scroll.in
The law was meant to correct ‘historic injustice’. But its aims have been frustrated by shoddy implementation and intransigent governments.
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A ground-level analysis of forest loss in Eastern Ghats sheds new light on the role of buffer zones 12.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The researchers suggest that existing roads in the buffer forests should not be widened.
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Year End Review: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. 27.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The year 2018 was a testimony to India’s leadership and commitment on environmental issues as the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi was awarded the United Nation's highest environmental honour - Champions of the Earth Award.
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Why a shrinking Bannerghatta forest should worry Bengalureans 27.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Without urgent action against commercialisation of the fringe, Bannerghatta National Park could lose wildlife and biodiversity very soon.
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