Lonely woods

No place for forest keepers

Last Updated: Sunday 07 June 2015

Lonely woods

There is something paradoxical about the current thinking on forests, the theme of this year’s World Environment Day.

They are dispensable in the pursuit of economic growth. But with climate change becoming common knowledge, there is also a recognition of the role of forests in checking global warming. These divergent approaches do have something in common: there is no place for people who have kept forests healthy through centuries.

This World Environment Day, let’s celebrate this neglected knowledge and make an honest attempt to imbibe it

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