No guidelines for gram sabhas to conserve or manage forest areas so far
Javadekar says 69,000 ha of forest land diverted, govt data differs
COVID-19: Minor forest produce scheme can come to tribals’ rescue, say experts
As told to Parliament (March 20, 2020): Over 69,000 ha forest land approved for non-forest use in 5 yrs
Mica flakes could become forest produce in Jharkhand
Legislation means that local trade in flakes is considered illegal while on-ground trade is clandestine and vibrant
Destroying Nigeria’s riverside forests is bad for the freshwater ecosystem
Rapid decline in freshwater biodiversity attributed to deforestation
Tribal affairs ministry constitutes committee on CFR guidelines under FRA
It was doing this as there had been no progress reported by states in recognising habitat rights despite its ...
In a first, Odisha studies potential forest land under FRA
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
PM skips any mention of Forest Rights Act in speech to CMS CoP13 at Gandhinagar
Wildlife recall: Manas National Park's experiment with former poachers
Once in the grip of armed insurgency, a national park has lessons in wildlife management
Union Budget 2020-2021: Solar units to be set up on fallow, railway lands
Move may affect afforestation to meet India's international commitments
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 ...