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Integrating trees in African agricultural landscapes

The challenge for policy makers is how to increase agricultural productivity without expanding into forestlands and with minimal use of …

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Real state of India’s forests

India has been trying to achieve to put 33 per cent of its geographical area under forest, but the latest report shows that it is yet to reach …

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Flawed attempt

The recommendations of the Parliamentary Standing Committee Report can further dilute the already weak Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, …

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Farming in 2050: storing carbon could help meet Australia's climate goals

Growing population, growing demand for food, climate change: Australia's rural lands are facing a number of pressures. So how can we …

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What India can learn from failure of European forests to mitigate climate change

Replacing native species of natural forests with exotic ones reduces their effectiveness as carbon sinks

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What India can learn from failure of European forests to mitigate climate change

Replacing native species of natural forests with exotic ones reduces their effectiveness as carbon sinks

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We need to get serious about ‘negative emissions’ technology—fast

Sometime soon we'll need to take more carbon out of the atmosphere than we emit—but how?

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Dense forests lost; increase in net green cover: Forest Survey of India 2015

While northeastern states are the most hit, Andaman & Nicobar Islands gained maximum forests

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India commits to restore 13 million ha of degraded forest under Bonn Challenge

Bringing back degraded and deforested lands can help stabilise the climate while sustainably supporting global and local economies, say experts

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India announces its INDC, pledges to cut emission intensity of its GDP by 33-35 per cent by 2030

All countries are required to submit voluntary climate action plans as contribution. These will form part of the outcome of Paris …

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An initiative to revive native trees of Delhi

'I Love You Delhi' is a novel initiative, part of which is to revive the native tree species of Delhi. Sohail Madan explains the revival …

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How to plant trees for development

There is no economic value seen in forests, but there is value seen in the development project for which forestland is required

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