Students Demand Protecting Haryana’s Forest Cover on Aravalli Black Day

On February 28, 2021, to mark the 2nd anniversary of the Punjab Land Preservation Act Amendment (PLPA) Bill which was passed on 27 February 2019, students of Grade 11th, Heritage Experiential Learning School presented a demonstration at different locations in Galleria Market in Gurgaon. They recited a poem and gave a talk on the implications […]

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Here’s how this community planted over 2.6 million trees in 2020

For many, 2020 was the year of reckoning when a global pandemic forced people to pause and reassess thier relationship with nature. But for rural communities, it was a time of acute economic distress, unemployment, and untold hardship.  Employment for rural people during the pandemic In spite of the pandemic, Grow-Trees.com was not only supporting […]

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Is Union Budget 2021 environmentally inclusive?

The expectations from the budget of FY 2021-2022 had been extremely high since the country faced huge economic retardation after fighting the Coronavirus pandemic for almost a year. The strategic budget allocation for the environment had been very crucial this year. Given the country’s heavy investments for developing new entrepreneurial ventures, the natural resources were […]

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Budgeting Climate Change #BudgetNoise

Budget 2021: we asked experts about their recommendations for a climate-friendly budget The Union Budget 2021 is around the corner. While various sectors are given at most importance, environment is somewhere left behind. “India is the fifth most vulnerable nation in the world to climate change impacts which will hugely impact our food and water […]

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Budget 2021 Ft Youth Climate Activists #BudgetNoise

What do young climate activists want from Budget 2021? The Union Budget 2021 is around the corner. While various sectors are given at most importance, environment is somewhere left behind. “Floods, earthquakes, cyclones and now even a pandemic, what will it take for us to realise that we need to pump more money, more time, […]

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The need to discuss environmental expenditure in the upcoming Union Budget

The budget is for our welfare and what is better for us than sustainability?

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Amid protests, Goa govt demarcates land for IIT campus; Violence erupts

The Goa government has demarcated the land for the proposed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) campus at Shel-Melaulim village in Sattari taluka of North Goa amid protests by the people. But the protests turned violent turn with police reportedly lobbing tear gas shells at villagers who had set up a human chain at the entrance to the […]

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Save Dumna: A Race to Save Lungs of Jabalpur

Dumna Nature Reserve (DNR) is a well preserved, ecologically Habitat located in the city of Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the best examples of conservation of an urban forest with a history of over 150 years of conservation. Dumna Nature Reserve or Dumna forest are the lungs of Jabalpur like Aarey forest […]

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Over 1800 trees to be cut for Anakkayam small hydroelectric project

After failing to go forward with the Athirappilly hydroelectric project, Kerala State Electricity Board has stirred another controversy when it recently announced Anakkayam small hydroelectric project. Adivasi communities living in the area and local activists are opposing the project. Anakkayam (valley) falls in the Chalakkudy river basin. The KSEB project is planned on an area […]

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Citizens protest against translocation of corals from Mumbai coastal area

Concerns grow in Mumbai as the BMC seeks approval to translocate the coral reefs for further reclamation of sea for the Coastal road project. What is the project all about? The Coastal Road project in Mumbai is an under construction 8-lane, 29.2-km long freeway that would run along Mumbai’s western coastline connecting Marine Lines in […]

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The Tremendous Banyan Tree

When we talk about its rich indigenous plant diversity, how can we forget the most talked about, the mighty Banyan tree!

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Unnecessary felling of trees for electric lines work

While forest and vast ecology gets destroyed every moment of the day, there are also certain small green spots that might not be as attractive and appealing as those but certainly play a role in purifying are most polluting cities. These are the most threatened and there is no activity or movement or campaign to […]

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Why Saving the Thano Forest Matters

Does development come at the cost of the environment? The age-old debate has spared in Uttarakhand’s capital with the proposed expansion of Dehradun’s Jollygrant Airport. Protests erupted outside the Dehradun Airport to demonstrate against the proposed felling of more than 10,000 trees.  According to reports, up to 10,000 trees could be chopped down for the […]

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‘Ecology destruction from tree transplantation’: Environmentalists share concerns over Delhi’s new tree policy

'The Delhi Government has notified its tree transplantation policy which will basically act as a license to cut thousands of trees under the garb of transplantation' - Environmentalists

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Delhi Cabinet approves tree transplantation policy; proposal for smog tower installation

The Delhi Cabinet has approved a tree transplantation policy to prevent the felling of trees due to development works in the national capital, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said. Under the tree transplantation policy, agencies concerned will have to transplant 80 per cent of the trees affected by their projects to a new location, he said. […]

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Students Demand Protecting Haryana’s Forest Cover on Aravalli Black Day

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