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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (September 3, 2019)

Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal    &…

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Holistic approach could be key to curb climate change: Experts

Different aspect of climate change should not be taken in isolation rather the time has come to find solutions holistically

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Goa’s private forests, a last defence against global warming

The government needs to work on incentives for people to hold on to private forests rather than sell them

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Deforestation, urbanisation, illegal mining, waste dumping leave Cauvery battered and bruised

Decades of degradation has led to an unprecedented crisis for the 15 million who live on the banks of the river. Down To Earth travels along …

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Trees likely to absorb CO2 only till 2100: Study

Continued dependence on fossil fuels and rapid deforestation have limited their level absorption 

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ICFRE-ICIMOD’s REDD+ Himalayan programme extended till 2020

Launched in January 2016 in Mizoram, the project addressed the drivers of deforestation and forest degradation in India's Himalayan states …

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‘World must share responsibility for Amazon fires’

The number of fires in Brazil this year have jumped 83% over last year

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Weak governance escalating deforestation in Tanzania: FAO report

Of the total land area (88.3 mn hectares) in the African country, 55% is under forest cover. According to 2017 estimates, deforestation …

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Survival of rarest birds found in eastern Himalayas at risk

Deforestation, shifting cultivation and conversion of forests for plantations have led to massive loss of forests

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Road expansion, deforestation shrinking wildlife in Congo Basin: Study

Accelerating deforestation could also leak carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, contributing to the greenhouse effect

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Investors accuse 22 Indian firms for hiding environmental impact

A group of 88 investors have written to corporate giants such as Bharti Airtel, Reliance Industries and 20 others to disclose their …

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Need to focus on stable forests for climate change mitigation: Study

The research reveals that saving stable forests is more important than just preventing deforestation

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