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To Keep the Trees Alive, It’s Becoming A Struggle Against the Civic Agencies. Why?

To Keep the Trees Alive, It’s Becoming A Struggle Against the Civic Agencies. Why?

Are the authorities themselves listening? Trees are a symbol of healthy ecosystem and the presence of large number of trees in any locality, town, district or city is an indicator of good health and prosperity. The Constitution of India provides for the Right to Life, which has also come to mean the Right to...

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The Art of Bobbing: Info & Tips on Pruning of Trees

The Art of Bobbing: Info & Tips on Pruning of Trees

Pruning is the process of selective removal of parts of plants like buds, branches or roots. There are many reasons to it including deadwood removal, shaping, improving or maintaining their health, preparing nursery specimens for transplanting and increasing yields or quality of flowers and fruits.

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Compassionate Living Invites to RTI Workshop for Green Activists

Compassionate Living Invites to RTI Workshop for Green Activists

The Compassionate Living organisation, which is working for an inclusive world, invites all interested to a workshop on the topic "RTI for Green Activists".

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Landmark NGT Ruling for Government Agencies: Deconcretize Trees or Go To Jail!

Landmark NGT Ruling for Government Agencies: Deconcretize Trees or Go To Jail!

The Hon'ble NGT has now highlighted that no more concretisation of trees will be allowed and this will form part of the contract given to those who develop the pavements in Delhi.

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Celebrate Van Mahotsav: Bring Alive the Spirit to Plant and Save Trees

Celebrate Van Mahotsav: Bring Alive the Spirit to Plant and Save Trees

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit Makes that extra effort to ensure the proper plantation of saplings during a Government led tree plantation drive. “Sir santhe rooke rahe to bhi sasto jaan“ (If a tree is saved even at the cost of one’s head, it’s worth it.”), noted Amrita Devi Bishnoi as she hugged the...

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NGT Stays Felling of Over 3000 Trees along Vikaspuri-Meera Bagh Road

NGT Stays Felling of Over 3000 Trees along Vikaspuri-Meera Bagh Road

The Honorable National Green Tribunal today stayed the felling of over 3,000 trees in Delhi which were to be cut for giving way to an elevated corridor.

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Trees Outside National Green Tribunal Deconcretized

Trees Outside National Green Tribunal Deconcretized

Charity, they say, begins at home. So does good greening! Trees outside the National Green Tribunal were deconcretized today, ahead of the next hearing on the deconcretisation of Delhi trees case (to be held on 12th July 2013). Delhi Greens has been actively supporting the campaign against deconcretisation of Delhi trees, which has now...

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Deconcretisation of Trees Not Possible Without People Support

Deconcretisation of Trees Not Possible Without People Support

Aditya N Prasad, tree petitioner to the NGT discusses the reasons of tree concretisation in Delhi and why citizens, and not just the NGT, need to be active to ensure deconcretisation of Delhi trees.

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Invite: Toxics Link Public Lecture on Delhi’s Dying Trees at IIC

Invite: Toxics Link Public Lecture on Delhi’s Dying Trees at IIC

Toxics Link, in collaboration with India International Centre, invites all to a Public Lecture on “Delhi's dying trees?”

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NGT Issues Directions for Immediate Deconcretisation of Trees

NGT Issues Directions for Immediate Deconcretisation of Trees

The NGT has now given strong directions to implementing agencies to complete the process of de-concretization in Delhi in an effective and time bound manner.

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Delhi Greens to Promote Environmental Laws Starting Earth Day 2013

Delhi Greens to Promote Environmental Laws Starting Earth Day 2013

Earth Rise: The Apollo 8 image of the Earth from lunar orbit (Dec 24, 1968). “The vast loneliness is awe-inspiring and it makes you realize just what you have back there on Earth.” – Apollo 8 broadcast 22nd April is celebrated as Earth Day, a day when more than one billion people come together...

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Environmental News and Media Roundup for Week 15, 2013

Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for Week 15 (starting April 8) 2013.

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