deforestation

Biodiversity loss threatens human health

We not only deny ourselves the aesthetic pleasure of enjoying nature’s beauty in its splendid array of diverse life forms but also imperil our own well-being

published on : 17th September 2021

3,000 trees in Telangana's Kawal Reserve get closer to being chopped

Regional Empowered Committee of Union Environment Ministry has recommended stage-1 forest clearance to Highways Ministry's proposal of road widening inside Kawal Tiger Reserve.

published on : 15th July 2021

Is deforestation penalty irrational?

The penalty has been levied on the ministry for diversion of forest land for non-forestry purposes without official approval.

published on : 21st June 2021

Hyderabadis adopt trees at Gandipet-Shankarpally stretch over fears of getting chopped off

Each tree has a girth of over 30 cm. Species such as banyan, peltophorum, neem, and millingtonia will be translocated to locations within a radius of 10 km.

published on : 4th April 2021

1.85 crore trees felled in Odisha for road expansion works in a decade

While the lowest 16,990 trees were felled in 2013-14, the highest 6,01,875 trees were planted at a cost of Rs 20.6 crore in the same year.

published on : 31st March 2021

30% mangrove area destroyed: NGT Panel

Though the East Godavari district administration informed that it had initiated the process of changing the CRZ category of the area from CRZ-IA to CRZ-II, counsel 

published on : 19th March 2021

Ideas take root in an ecosystem of awareness

Juhi Saklani speaks of sustainability through photography, as part of Habitat Centre’s second edition of a year-long photo fest called Habitat Photosphere

published on : 15th April 2018