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Goa CM urges Centre to drop 40 villages from list of eco-sensitive areas

The chief minister’s comments have come at a time when an expert team from the Ministry of Environment and Forests is visiting the state

Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant. (PTI File Photo)
Updated on Oct 18, 2023 04:45 PM IST
ByGerard de Souza

EAC puts off decision on request to greenlight Goa mining block plan

The EAC was not convinced with the plan for backfilling and the design of settling ponds as the annual rainfall was projected at 3500 mm

Vedanta Ltd won the right to exploit the Bicholim Mineral Block, the first mining block that went under the hammer in auctions held last year ( Image)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 08:22 PM IST
ByGerard de Souza

Wildlife Bureau issues ‘red alert’ against poachers, hunters in all tiger reserves

The red alert is issued for six tiger reserves across India, including two of Madhya Pradesh and three districts of MP, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra

The red alert was issued a few days after a beheaded carcass of tiger was found in Satpura Tiger Reserve (Representative Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2023 01:19 PM IST

Business-friendly green clearances must be eliminated: Citizens write to environment ministry

The citizens demanded that MoEFCC must eliminate business-friendly forest clearance, to safeguard the forest area in the country

Responding to this call, the Area Sabha Association Of Pune (ASAP), a citizens group which consists of experts and green activists, has submitted its view to the committee. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 23, 2023 12:03 AM IST
ByGayatri Vajpeyee

Greens cry foul as govt maps only 1,243 wetlands in National Atlas

The 7,57,040 wetlands listed by the National Wetlands Atlas appear to have lost their significance as just 1,243 of these water bodies are added to the list mapped by the Indian Wetlands website. An RTI application for details of wetlands identified and notified has opened a pandora’s box

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Updated on May 05, 2023 07:12 PM IST
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