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Afforestation

Ten myths and fallacies about afforestation

It is no panacea for increasing green cover

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CAMPA funds should be used to conserve nature

Increase in funding has not resulted in significant increase in forest cover

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India unlikely to meet carbon sink commitment

The current rate of afforestation is lower than what is needed to achieve the target

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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 …

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Why has no Indian political party come out with a road map on afforestation?

If political parties choose to ignore addressing this important concern, NOTA may remain the only option for people like me

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‘Tandarust Punjab Mission’ a welcome move, but will it work?

Given the state government’s past record, one can’t but help feel skeptical

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Compensatory afforestation: FAC considers forest with tree cover up to 40% degraded

All mining areas to be inspected by green ministry, irrespective of size

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Bihar plans afforestation drive in villages along Ganga river

100 open defecation free villages located along the river have been selected for the drive

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Green India Mission grossly underfunded: Parliament panel

The panel also points out that green cover is being increased just to meet targets and without considering soil, weather conditions

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Tamil Nadu’s innovative methods of seed plantation

The state has been trying out a number of novel and unique ways to plant seeds of various tree species and ensure that they survive and make …

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Eyes on the forest

Noida residents and activists are fighting to ensure their city forest is not converted into a concretised space

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In a first, Madras High Court sets up ‘Environmental Fund’

Amounts received would be used for planting and nurturing trees as well as cleaning water bodies

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