States ask Centre to expedite notification of ecologically sensitive areas in Western Ghats

News:Six states have asked the Environment Minister to expedite the process to notify the Western Ghats as an ecologically sensitive area(ESAs). Facts: Ecologically sensitive areas(ESA) in Western Ghats: The Madhav Gadgil Commission formed in 2010 had recommended in its report in 2011 that 64% of the Western Ghats be declared ecologically sensitive. In 2012, the… Continue reading States ask Centre to expedite notification of ecologically sensitive areas in Western Ghats