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People living in the cities should 'go green' for a long and healthy life

People living in the cities should 'go green' for a long and healthy life

Increasing green spaces in cities may prevent premature deaths, found a recent study

Metro 4 vs trees: HC slams green activists for opposing projects

Metro 4 vs trees: HC slams green activists for opposing projects

A bench of Justices Satyaranjan Dharmadhikari and Riyaz Chagla slammed activist Rohit Joshi

Bhopal: Protest grows shriller over chopping off trees for construction of MLA Rest House

Bhopal: Protest grows shriller over chopping off trees for construction of MLA Rest House

Over 1,000 trees will allegedly be cut for the project.

SC to hear plea seeking removal of trees around Agra's Taj Trapezium Zone

SC to hear plea seeking removal of trees around Agra's Taj Trapezium Zone

Agra Mental Hospital authorities mentioned the matter before a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde cla...Read More

Bhopal: Trees to get QR code, all info just a click away

Bhopal: Trees to get QR code, all info just a click away

70,000 saplings to be tagged with code at 31 locations in the city

Mumbai: 800 transplanted trees have perished

Mumbai: 800 transplanted trees have perished

This shocking news has come on the heels of MMRCL officials’ promise that the transplantation would involve arborists and the displaced t...Read More

Each tree belongs to citizens as much as to government: Riteish Deshmukh

Each tree belongs to citizens as much as to government: Riteish Deshmukh

“Well, I think in a democratic country, every citizen has a right to protest and I firmly believe that each tree belongs to us, citizen, ...Read More

Activist seeks SIT to check actual nos. of trees axed

Activist seeks SIT to check actual nos. of trees axed

Jadhav, an academician is also a volunteer with Kaash Foundation, an NGO that works for the tribal community in Aarey. In his letter he h...Read More

Aarey stay after deed is done

Aarey stay after deed is done

Observing that it “appeared Aarey was a forest at some point of time”, the court asked the state government to submit a status report on ...Read More

Haste with which Maharashtra government acted in Aarey condemnable: NCP Supriya Sule

Haste with which Maharashtra government acted in Aarey condemnable: NCP Supriya Sule

"The haste with which the Maharashtra Government acted over the weekend in cutting the trees is condemnable," NCP leader Supriya Sule said.

‘Aarey trees more important than Kashmiri lives’: Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter rages on Twitter

‘Aarey trees more important than Kashmiri lives’: Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter rages on Twitter

She was referring to the SC’s alacrity in staying the cutting of trees in Aarey in Mumbai as compared to the lockdown on Jammu and Kashmir.

The day Mumbai’s trees were beheaded

The day Mumbai’s trees were beheaded

Last weekend, as the authorities began felling trees, swarms of riot police descended in the wooded enclave that is known as Aarey Milk C...Read More

Hope flickers for Aarey, SC to hold a special sitting today on tree felling

Hope flickers for Aarey, SC to hold a special sitting today on tree felling

Thus, seeking an urgent hearing, a delegation of the activists went knocking at the doors of the Chief Justice of India on Sunday, seekin...Read More

Despite having numerous trees and species, Aarey isn't a forest, rules Bombay High Court

Despite having numerous trees and species, Aarey isn't a forest, rules Bombay High Court

This comes as a major boost for the Maharashtra government which has finalised a part of the total Aarey land for construction of a car s...Read More

Mumbai: Protests continue in Aarey as authorities cut down trees

Mumbai: Protests continue in Aarey as authorities cut down trees

"What is the hurry that they are cutting down trees in the middle of the night," one of the protestors said.

Mumbai: Trees felled in dead of the night

Mumbai: Trees felled in dead of the night

Immediately, angry activists gathered in large numbers at the site to oppose the felling. They even dismantled a steel barricade to have ...Read More

Mumbai: Greens lose, Metro wins

Mumbai: Greens lose, Metro wins

The court has upheld the assessment of the Tree Authority, which had permitted cutting down of trees to pave the way for a Metro III car...Read More

Mumbai: Save Aarey, save pretty penny at two Bandra restaurants

Mumbai: Save Aarey, save pretty penny at two Bandra restaurants

Now, there’s more on the plate. Two restaurants at Bandra are offering 25 per cent discounts to customers supporting the “Save Aarey” mov...Read More

Versova-Bandra Sealink: ‘Mass destruction’ of mangroves stayed

Versova-Bandra Sealink: ‘Mass destruction’ of mangroves stayed

The court has also asked the Union Ministry of Forest and Environment to explain the "contradictory" decisions taken by two of its separa...Read More

Mumbai: Arey, Aarey has just some trees

Mumbai: Arey, Aarey has just some trees

The government has further said that Aarey cannot be declared a forest just because it has some greenery and a few species of flora and f...Read More

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