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Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (May 26, 2020)

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

26 May 2020 7:46 pm
9 maps to show how locusts have come to threaten India

Increase in frequency of cyclones results in extended, multiple breeding sessions of locusts

26 May 2020 2:50 pm
Uttarakhands tulip garden offers glimpse into states largest germplasm collection

The garden is minor part of state’s largest germplasm collection of rare, endemic vegetation, put together by Uttarakhand forest dept in last 3 yrs

25 May 2020 3:26 pm
Insect attacks affected 142 mn ha forest between 2003 and 2012: Report

The State of the World’s Forests report warned climate change will exacerbate wildfires and pest attacks in the future

25 May 2020 10:22 am
Less atmospheric aerosol may have intensified Cyclone Amphan

A high concentration of aerosols in the atmosphere due to COVID-19 may have had cooling effect, led to reduction in strength of the cyclone, according to experts  

21 May 2020 4:22 pm
A warming Bay of Bengal may have turned Amphan into super cyclone: Experts

Storms will rapidly intensify more frequently in the Indian Ocean, making prediction methods less accurate

18 May 2020 10:27 pm
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (May 18, 2020)

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

18 May 2020 8:11 pm
Amphan to make landfall between Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20: IMD

The storm is being said to be ‘unpredictable’ on the lines of Cyclone Fani last year

17 May 2020 3:22 pm
COVID-19 tanked Indias carbon emissions, but stimulus will drive them up again

The Rs 90,000-crore stimulus for power distribution companies fails to consider emissions reductions

15 May 2020 3:20 pm
Odisha gears up to face Amphan, second pre-monsoon cyclone in 2 yrs

Round-the-clock control room to monitor developments open at Odisha’s Disaster Management Authority office

15 May 2020 12:55 pm
Cyclone Amphan could advance southwest monsoon over the Andamans: IMD

Expert sceptical over the advance of the monsoon over the Indian mainland

14 May 2020 7:13 pm