The apex court is hearing the Mullaperiyar dam issue, which pertains to the water sharing dispute and several other issues between two southern states -- Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
The Chief Justice, who was part of the landmark Ayodhya title dispute verdict, is currently in his home town ever since the lockdown was announced.
Citing the relationship between environmental issues and the judiciary, the Chief Justice said the environmental issues cannot be hindered by national and international borders.
Arbitration is a technique to resolve disputes outside the court, by referring them to a neutral party for a binding decision.
The Constitution bench said it will inform the parties about the time frame for the hearing and would commence the proceedings by next week.
Referring to ancient laws in India around taxation, the Chief Justice said that tax should be collected from people like honey bee draws nectar from flowers without harming it.
Bobde added that more nations are taking up steps towards experimenting and implementing AI in their respective justice delivery systems.
A similar observation had been made by the CJI last month, too.
The observation came after advocate Vineet Dhanda sought urgent listing of his plea to declare CAA as constitutional and a direction to all states for implementation of the Act.
The mother of Nirbhaya has approached the Supreme Court opposing the review petition filed by one of the convicts Akshay.
Chief Justice SA Bobde said the SC would not accept public properties being destroyed in the name of such protests that were held in Jamia Millia Islamia or AMU.
His statement came a day after all four accused in the rape and murder of a young Hyderabad veterinarian were shot dead in a pre-dawn encounter.