Pruning of timber tree species harms both the quality and quantity of wood and needs to be checked immediately
Deforestation embargoes in Brazilian Amazon not followed in over 85% area: Report
Global Forest Resource Assessment: Tropical forests the size of Europe lost in first 20 years of this century
Conservation goals: Kerala community uses solar energy to protect sandalwood reserve from smugglers
State of the World’s Forests 2022: 10% of total forest area on Earth lost in 30 years
It stated that annual global consumption of natural resources is likely to increase to 190 billion tonnes in 2060 ...
Women in Chhattisgarh recreate ‘Chipko movement’ to save Hasdeo Aranya
Activists claim more than 200,000 trees spread across 841 hectares of forest will have to be chopped down for ...
Environmentalists protest Chhattisgarh’s green signal to mining projects in Hasdeo Aranya
The Hasdeo forest covering Chhattisgarh’s Korba, Sarguja and Surajpur districts, is a noted migratory corridor and has a significant ...
As told to Parliament (March 31, 2022): Gir’s lion density is 15.20 individuals per 100 sq km
All that was discussed in the House through the day
India identifying, defining forests wrongly, say experts at Anil Agarwal Dialogue
The urgent agenda today is to reinvent forest management for the future; so that India can build a wood-based ...
Will new airstrip in Kerala’s Idukki be a permanent threat to Periyar Tiger Reserve
The airstrip is being built hardly 600 metres away from the boundary of the reserve
Web-GIS platform created in Chhattisgarh to resolve conflict while filing CFR claims
Creators admit shortcomings in the platform but say they are not final authority on land rights and boundaries
Agenda: Forests for real
We need fifth-generation forest reforms that will secure forests for growth and livelihood
Will Jaipur lose its last major patch of green?
Dol Ka Badh, spread over 105 acres of land in Jaipur’s Sanganer tehsil is home to trees, shrubs and ...
Paper forests: India’s missing stretches of green
The most bad news is what the biennial forest survey report leaves unsaid
Missing the woods: The story of India’s vanishing forests in 20 cards
Some 25.87 million hectares of forest is missing from the latest assessment of India’s green cover. Here are some ...
India’s ‘missing’ forests: DTE analysis exposes big gap in latest national forest survey estimates
According to a DTE analysis, there are states where over 30-50 per cent of the land classified as forests ...
The earth likely holds more than 9,000 undiscovered tree species; and they are in danger
Undiscovered tree species are more likely to be present in in tropical and subtropical dry forests, which are threatened ...
Plantations, invasive species... what all India counts as ‘forest’
Forest survey should move beyond measuring area to studying quality of forests, say experts
Forest Survey Report 2021: India’s growing stock increases due to trees outside forests
Mango, neem, mahua and coconut are trees outside forests that contribute most to India’s growing stock
Forest Survey Report 2021: Forest fire counts up 2.7 times
Forest fires in Uttarakhand in November 2020-June 2021 were 28.3 times more compared to November 2019-June 2020
Forest Survey Report 2021: India’s mountainous states, already facing climate change, lose forest cover
Jammu and Kashmir has lost very dense forests, while the North East is top in terms of total forest ...
Forest Survey Report 2021: Overall decadal decline in forest cover in India’s 52 tiger reserves, Gir
Tiger reserves in India have lost 22.62 sq km of forest over the last decade while Gir has lost ...
Every northeastern state reports loss in forest cover: State of India’s Forest Report 2021
Manipur recorded the largest loss in forest cover
India’s forest cover increased during 2019-2021. Is it really as good as it sounds?
Moderately dense forests declined between 2021 and 2019. In 2021-2011, the country lost 4.3% of area under moderately dense ...
Forest Survey Report 2021: 11 states have lost forest cover; 21 have lost good forests
India’s forest cover has increased by just 1,540 sq km in two years, mostly due to plantation and agroforestry