eco-sensitive zone

Govt cancels lease for shrimp farming in Bhitarkanika’s eco-sensitive zone

The Director of Fisheries informed this before the Odisha Lokayukta at the hearing of a petition filed by RTI activist Ranjan Kumar Das.

published on : 7th September 2022

Create ESZ inside national parks and sanctuaries: Jose K Mani

After the Supreme Court ordered on June 3 to create one km buffer zone around national parks, there were strong protests from the localities affected by the order.

published on : 28th August 2022

Kerala: Cabinet changes stand on buffer zone around forest, wants human settlements excluded

The decision would help the government to convince the people affected that the government stood by their cause and blunt the charges by the opposition parties in the controversy.

published on : 27th July 2022

Bommai to lead all-party team against Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats

Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will soon lead a delegation to the national capital to submit a memorandum to the Centre urging it not to go ahead with the implementation of the report.

published on : 19th July 2022

Kerala Assembly urges Centre to intervene in ESZ issue

Forest minister moves resolution, says exemption needed owing to peculiar situation in state that has high population density

published on : 8th July 2022

Kerala Assembly passes resolution requesting Centre to exempt inhabited places from ESZ notification

The resolution was moved in the wake of a Supreme Court order of June 3 directing that each protected forest, including national parks and wildlife sanctuaries, must have an ESZ of one kilometre.

published on : 7th July 2022

Rahul Gandhi asks PM Modi to address concerns of those affected by SC order on ESZs in Wayanad

The SC order mandates maintenance of an Eco-Sensitive Zone of one km around national parks and wildlife sanctuaries which has led to widespread protests.

published on : 24th June 2022

Eco-sensitive zone row: Protests simmer in Wayanad, parties engage in blame game

Protests are simmering in Wayanad, which is one of the most affected districts in the state, against the recent Supreme Court order on the eco-sensitive zone.

published on : 13th June 2022

SC order on eco-sensitive zone creates unrest in Kerala's high range

The LDF government has decided to file a modification petition before the SC and meet the prime minister to apprise him of the implications.

published on : 13th June 2022

SC order on eco-sensitive zone: Kerala to file modification petition

A high-level meeting convened by Forest Minister A K Saseendran has decided to file a modification petition before the Supreme Court. 

published on : 9th June 2022

SC order on eco-sensitive zone to hit one lakh Kerala families, 20 towns

Will explore options to convince apex court and MoEF about situation in state, says forest min

published on : 5th June 2022

Kerala wants Centre to redraw eco-sensitive zone

According to him, the draft notification was issued without considering the objections raised by the state. 

published on : 9th April 2022