Coconuts: Goa's trees or grass?
Goa government's decision to derecognise coconut palm as a tree has left the state's trademark tree at the mercy of developers
Southeast Asia’s mangroves under threat due to land conversion for cultivation
Study says expansion of rice agriculture in Myanmar and conversion of mangroves for oil palm plantations in Malaysia and Indonesia are leading …
Global production of wood products registers growth
Governments need to ensure that principles of sustainable forest management are enforced, says forestry expert
Why environmental degradation is a big health risk
Down To Earth and Centre for Science and Environment jointly release Body Burden 2015, an annual health report
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
Indonesian forest fire rages on; refuses to die down
The fire has been fuelled by peat deposits, according to reports
'37% of natural springs, which contribute directly to the Ganga, are drying up'
Increasing instances of extreme rainfall are slowly leading to the crumbling of the Ganga's catchment area, says P C Tiwari, professor of …
African nations pledge to protect Congo basin forests
The project aims to slow down illegal logging and burning of forests that are vital to indigenous people
World’s forests continue shrinking, but at a slower pace: FAO report
Countries now have more knowledge of their forest resources and indicators reveal positive progress in forest management
'The biggest driver of tropical deforestation is industrial agriculture'
Wealthy countries should provide adequate funding for tropical countries that conserve forests, says environmental economist Jonah Busch
Monarch butterflies face risk of extinction due to habitat loss
The number of monarch butterflies in hibernation colonies of Mexico has reached a 20-year low, says report
Forestry, the Mexican way