New estimate offers ‘baseline for planning and effective implementation of forest rights Act recognition’
Narendra Modi flags off UN migratory species meet; brings up Joint Forest Management
Wildlife recall: Manas National Park's experiment with former poachers
Union Budget 2020-2021: Solar units to be set up on fallow, railway lands
Economic Survey 2019-20: Afforestation under GIM over 126,916 ha
Data for afforestation undertaken under GIM from Parliamentary questions paint different picture though
Budget 2020-21: Govt likely to set up a national ‘plantation corporation’
Experts express concern; say move against Constitution’s federal structure
Compensatory afforestation: Eye on used-up Coal India mines
Once these lands are accepted for compensatory afforestation, they will be notified and brought under control of state forest ...
Forest panel bats for pvt plantations as compensation
Activists concerned Forest Advisory Committee recommendation will lead to privatisation, destruction of forests
India’s forest cover goes up by nearly 3% this decade; but all is not well
'Very dense forests', which absorb maximum carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, increased by a mere 1.14 % between 2017 and ...
Win some, lose some: States miffed with Centre for seeking afforestation land to 'develop' Andamans
States give the cold shoulder to Andamans & Nicobar Islands that wants them to compensate for development in its ...
After Talabira, tree-felling attempt in neighbouring Patrapalli village
According to a resident, the police attempted to chop trees in the village on December 11, but were thwarted ...
40,000 trees cut near Odisha’s Talabira village to make way for coal mine
Local residents, in charge of forest for half a century, not taken into confidence before tree felling
Arjun Munda plans Schedule V states' meet on FRA
Conference aims at creating awareness about provisions of Forest Rights Act: Tribal Affairs ministry
Chhattisgarh High Court prevents PSU from evicting forest rights title holders
Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation had started mining in Sarguja district’s Pathrai village, where 50 Individual Forest Rights titles had ...
Draft National Forest Policy cleared; Cabinet to take decision
Experts say the focus of the draft will be on water conservation
6,944,608 trees cut across India in last three years: MoEF&CC
6.2 crore trees were planted in their place as compensatory afforestation
Hundreds of forest dwellers reach Delhi to demand rights
The hearing into the case regarding the Forest Rights Act will take place on November 26
Mizoram revoked FRA due to stoppage of funding from Centre since 2014
The resolution passed by the state assembly revoking the Act notes that the Union govt declined the state government's ...
Mizoram revokes Forest Rights Act
State government misused Article 371 (G) to revoke FRA in Mizoram, critics allege
India’s tribal village infrastructure in a shambles
75% without access to healthcare, 51% without PDS, 52% without piped water
Government withdraws proposed changes to Indian Forest Act
Minister Prakash Javadekar said draft created misconception among people
Major victory for indigenous groups in Ecuadorian Amazon
Chinese company pulls out of contract to drill for oil in remote rainforest after protests by indigenous groups
Tiger numbers fine but vegetation declining in tiger reserves, warns study
The findings could be considered as eye opening as they reveal a blind-spot in generic protected area management approach
October rainfall in Northeast ‘normal’ but not flash floods
According to environmentalists, the floods that crippled the region last month have been caused due to a number of ...
Potential of intact forests in mitigating climate risks undermined: Report
While deforestation alone accounted for 3.2% of gross carbon emissions, selective logging, edge effects, and wildlife loss spiked carbon ...