The Amazon, Borneo and the Greater Mekong regions will lose the most forest cover by 2030, it says
Plants can recover after being burned, so why might some species in the Amazon face local wipe out?
At UNCCD CoP, Babul Supriyo talks JFM but remains mum on FRA
Indigenous people not given their due for conserving forests: UNCCD report
African grasslands are meant to burn – we can't let this distract from the Amazon fires
The world should be more bothered about the Amazon than about the fires in Africa's savnnahs
Meet Sasi Mausi: A sentinel of Odisha forest
This sexagenarian fought timber mafia half her life to reclaim forest hills
How forests can help in doubling farmers’ income
Forest rights, support for ecosystem services could be part of strategy to help farmers living in forests
FSI shall take 16 years to complete encroachment survey in FRA case
Only four states have sent their data to the body so far
Next hearing in FRA case on September 12
Apex court asks all states to file affidavits within 15 days
Claims under FRA being wrongfully rejected in Bengal
Claims that had been piling up since 2010 are now being rejected at the instance of the forest department
Sonbhadra women, others seek to participate in Supreme Court FRA hearing
Two ST women demand “equal and independent” rights to women over forest land
Social scientists, conservationists file application in SC supporting FRA
They say a wrong impression is sought to be created about the FRA, that it supports encroachment over forest ...
MP forest dwellers protest eviction, 4 hurt by police pellets
Allegation against state: Violation of Forest Rights Act
Odisha on FRA claims: No time to collect evidence, no hearing, just rejection
The state has rejected 10,000 claims
Global Eco Watch: Major ecological happenings of the week (June 24 – June 30)
Down To Earth brings you the top happenings in the world of global ecology
Gram Sabha level committees formed in Chhattisgarh’s Abujmarh
The move is the start of the process to grant habitat rights under the Forest Rights Act to the ...
Lord! Where will the wood for Jagannath’s chariot come from?
As the forest cover in Odisha decreases, there are apprehensions about the scarcity of wood for making the deity’s ...
India unlikely to meet carbon sink commitment
The current rate of afforestation is lower than what is needed to achieve the target
UP forest dept cites stayed SC order for eviction
Although activists and forest dwellers could resist this attempt, the notice that came a day after still didn’t have ...
Chhattisgarh govt begins process to grant FRA to Abujmarh tribals
Government to grant habitat rights to Abujh Marias, a particularly vulnerable tribal group that reside in the forest, considered ...
Centre uses SC order to turn forest land into revenue land
11-year-old order for relocating three Maharashtra villages used for conversion in 18 states
Tribal affairs ministry’s report on FRA riddled with discrepancies
Area of forest land recognised reduced, more titles distributed than approved
States with more than 75% forest cover won't have to divert revenue land
Forest Advisory Committee decided this while suggesting that instead states with deficient green land should divert their non-forest land for ...
FRA comes to the rescue of people displaced by Salwa Judum
The Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs decides to conduct a survey of the displaced people who had fled to ...
Vantangiyas: Forests builders but not considered forest dwellers
The community that has been turning barren land into dense forests is struggling for education, subsidised food and healthcare