Pollution, global warming, damming of rivers and introduction of exotic fishes are some of the other factors affecting the native varieties
The National Mission for Clean Ganga will also be equally liable for its failure to the extent of 50 per cent of the amount to be paid, it said.
A bench headed by NGT chairperson justice Adarsh Kumar Goel made it clear that the tribunal will finalise fresh timelines with clear adverse consequences of violating such revised schedules.
Referring to the recent release of tiger census, he said India now have 2,967 tigers.
On August 25, the backwater level rose to 133 metres, 6.5 metres above the danger mark, leaving thousands of trees, large chunk of agricultural land and human settlements in Nisarpur, about 180 kilometres from here, on the brink of going under, an senior official said.
Prices of other key vegetables such as peas, cauliflower and beans have also surged sharply as heavy rains damaged crops in both these states and the neighbouring Himachal Pradesh.
Thakur said the state suffered a total loss of Rs 625 crore due to damaged roads, water lines and power transmission since July 1.
The Ganga is flowing above the danger mark at 294.450 metres in Haridwar, Vikrant Saini, sub-divisional Officer of the irrigation department in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh said on August 19.
Three more people lost their lives in Himachal Pradesh where torrential rains over the weekend have caused floods and landslides, destroying houses, damaging water lines and leaving hundreds of people stranded.
Kejriwal said the next two days are "critical" but asserted his government is ready to deal with the situation that may arise.
The major SO2 emission hotspots in India are Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh, Neyveli and Chennai in Tamil Nadu, Talcher and Jharsuguda in Odisha, Korba in Chhattisgarh, Kutch in Gujarat, Ramagundam in Telangana and Chandrapur and Koradi in Maharashtra.
The Yamuna was flowing at 204.7 metres on August 19 and its water level is expected to rise up to 207 metres as 8.28 lakh cusecs water was released from Haryana's Hathni Kund barrage at 6 pm on August 18.
A bench headed by NGT Chairperson justice Adarsh Kumar Goel formed a committee to examine the issue and submit a report within a month.
Air pollution is also affecting the schoolchildren and inhabitants of the area and the diesel is being stored in painting drums in open which is life-threatening, the plea said.
Governments in Kerala, led by both the Congress and Left, have dismissed the Report of the Western Ghats Ecology Export Panel, 2011. As the consecutive floods have shown, the government can no longer ignore the state’s fragile ecology.
There are multiple studies which show that getting stuff delivered to you instantly maybe impacting the environment.
A red alert has been sounded for three north Kerala districts of Malappuram, Kannur and Kozhikode, which bore the brunt of the flood fury and landslides last week.
A list of traders has also been sought who are selling banned plastic.
Like many developing nations, Kenya has no recycling infrastructure; private companies collect unsorted household rubbish and truck it to enormous dumps.
The death toll in Kerala increased to 76 on August 12, while in Karnataka, Gujarat and Maharashtra 97 people have lost their lives so far due to the monsoon fury, as per official data.
The green panel in March has directed the Centre to finalise within two months the standards for using lead in PVC pipes.
The chief minister also expressed confidence of cooperation from the Centre in taking up relief measures, by releasing funds.
According to a statement from the channel earlier, the special episode will be a "frank and freewheeling journey" which will throw light on wildlife conservation
NGT was hearing a plea filed by Bandhua Mukti Morcha seeking action against pollution caused by ready mix concrete plant, ceramic plant and underground water extraction plant at Mangar village area of Faridabad.
Fifty eight persons are still missing, of whom 50 are in Malappuram, where the toll is 24, the highest in the state.