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Indonesia NGO appeals ruling on China-funded dam in endangered orangutan habitat 13.3.2019 Reuters: World News
Indonesia's biggest non-government environmental group on Wednesday launched a fresh legal bid to stop the construction of a controversial China-funded dam that some experts warn will destroy the habitat of a unique species of orangutans.
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Malaysia to keep bauxite mining on hold amid environmental impact studies 13.3.2019 Reuters: Top News
Malaysia said that bauxite miners must each conduct a study on the environmental impact of their sites in the country before receiving licences to restart operations, with a moratorium on mining the aluminium raw material due to end on March 31.
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The big news: ‘Good to be back,’ says IAF pilot after return from Pakistan, and 9 other top stories 2.3.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Parliament panel asks for pictures of air strikes, and Pakistan will lodge ‘eco-terrorism’ complaint against India for ‘bombing forest land’.
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Pakistan plans to lodge eco-terrorism complaint with UN against India for air strikes 1.3.2019 Scroll.in
Climate Change Minister Malik Amin Aslam said the government will conduct an environmental impact assessment, that will form the basis of its plaint.
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Adivasi, Dalit villagers in Jharkhand move court to get back land acquired for Adani power plant 14.2.2019 Scroll.in
The petition of the 16 villagers alleges that the land acquisition process is ‘marked by illegalities and irregularities’.
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Three ways in which the Modi government is ruining the Ganga instead of cleaning it 19.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Three projects will reduce water flows into the river, pollute it, denude its catchment areas and endanger its biodiversity.
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SC nod to construction of ongoing projects under Chardham development plan 12.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
New Delhi The Supreme Court Friday lifted its stay on certain stalled projects under the government's ambitious Chardham development plan, which proposes to provide all-weather connectivity to the four holy towns of Uttarakhand. The court said the stay will however continue on those projects which are yet to begin under the plan till the environment clearance is taken by the authorities.  The four towns of the hilly state to be connected by all-weather roads are Yamnotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. The top court also stayed a paragraph in the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order passed on September 26 last year which said that these projects did not require Environmental Impact Assessment Approval/Environment Clearance in terms of the notification of Ministry of Environment & Forests. On October 22 last year, the apex court had stayed the NGT order clearing the entire ambitious Chardham project in Uttarakhand. A bench of Justices R F Nariman and Vineet Sharan said that ongoing projects will not be ...
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Plea to make environmental clearance mandatory for inland waterways projects 3.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Plea to make environmental clearance mandatory for inland waterways projects
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Rampant growth of polluting brick kilns has made Jharkhand’s quaint McCluskieganj town a death trap 2.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Rising pollution, depleting ground water levels has made parts of the town almost unlivable for some residents.
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Indiscriminate excavation deals blow to Thoubal river 31.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Indiscriminate excavation deals blow to Thoubal river
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JKSS threatens to launch stir if local people’s interests ignored 28.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
JKSS threatens to launch stir if local people’s interests ignored
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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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Environmental damage and land acquisition: Anger grows in Sri Lanka against Belt and Road Initiative 8.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
‘When will we know if our lands will be safe from a takeover?’
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Centre’s push for wider, busier roads in Karnataka’s Protected Areas threatens precious wildlife 25.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
It has proposed to widen the highway passing through Bandipur National Park, lift restrictions on night traffic, build elevated corridors and install fences.
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Agaratoli locals resist OIL’s seismic survey 25.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Agaratoli locals resist OIL’s seismic survey
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Police notice to 9 Karbi Anglong stone quarries 21.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Police notice to 9 Karbi Anglong stone quarries
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‘Who will protect Waghoba?’ Mumbai metro project threatens to drive away leopards from Aarey 19.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Sanjay Gandhi National Park near Aarey has one of the highest densities of leopards in the world.
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Chinese decision on tiger, rhino will increase poaching in India, say experts 2.11.2018 Sify Finance
Conservationists fear a significant increase in poaching as a result of China lifting a 25-year-old ban on trade in tiger bones and Rhino horns for "medicine and research purposes". They have called for strict plans to protect India's wildlife.
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State Govt, KAAC accused of ignoring illegal stone mining near KNP 31.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
State Govt, KAAC accused of ignoring illegal stone mining near KNP
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Writes To PM Over Kerala's Proposal For New Dam 25.10.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, opposing the Centre's nod to Kerala's proposal to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment Study for...
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