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India State of Forest Report 2011 Released

The Forest Survey of India (FSI) has been publishing a series of biennial assessment report the forest cover in the country since 1987. The India State of Forest Report is recognized as the authoritative assessment of the country’s forest resources. The India State of Forest Report 2011 is the twelfth report in the series. It …

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‘State ravaged by savage mining’

PUSHKAR: From a distance, the scraped hill, minuscule in scale, seemed a work of the past. But a closer view revealed the machinations of the mining lobby that works in the quiet of the night. Barely a few kilometres from Pushkar, at Tilora village, adjacent to the eco club, environmental imprints of mining activity were …

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Stitch In Time

Once again the apex court has had to step in to avert a disaster. The wanton exploitation of western India’s Aravali by the mining industry has been degrading the range with lakes drying up, forests getting denuded and the entire ecosystem affected. Terming the environment and ecology as national assets, the Supreme Court has ruled …

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Aravali case: 7 forest dept men in dock

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Delhi/Aravali-case-7-forest-dept-men-in-dock/articleshow/4325263.cms CHANDIGARH: Indicating that the Aravali ecology is very much on its mind, the Haryana government has now initiated chargesheet proceedings against seven forest department officials, including two Indian Forest Services officers, in a 10-year-old plantation scam concerning the ravaged ranges. The matter dates back to 1999 when the state vigilance bureau noticed irregularities in …

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Crushers at work, powered by groundwater

Save the Aravali Times of India Crushers at work, powered by groundwater Illegal mining still rampant in Aravalis

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If Aravalis have been devastated, ban mining: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday talked tough while showing its inclination for a total ban on mining in the Aravali hill areas of Haryana’s Faridabad and Gurgaon districts, being convinced that relentless battering of this natural barrier would allow the western desert to gradually eat up the grain bowl of the Gangetic plains. …

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SAVE THE ARAVALI CAMPAIGN- TIMES OF INDIA

1. Haryana to seek amnesty for Aravali structures-India-The Times of … Huda has already given affoerstation land and money for the Aravali Rehabilitation Fund that the CEC had recommended as a one-time quid pro quo for http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Haryana-to-seek-amnesty-for-Aravali-structures/rssarticleshow/4262531.cms- 2. Haryana shuts out builders from Aravali-India-The Times of India CHANDIGARH: It’s another small win for the Aravalis. …

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