Forst bill farce
Indian NGOs jointly campaign against an anti-people forest bill proposed by the Centre
Himalayan oak forests under threat
Forest degradation and climate change behind Uttarakhand floods, say local people
Chhattisgarh revokes: Forest dept no longer nodal agency for community rights
Chhattisgarh government reinstates the role of the forest department to coordinate claims that are to be filed by communities, …
जंगलों को बचाने की कुंजी हैं उसके मूल निवासी
आज भी धरती के बचे 36 फीसदी बचे अनछुए जंगल उसके मूल निवासियों द्वारा ही संजो कर रखे गए हैं
The sad plight of India's forestry graduates
Forest graduates are being sidelined in favour of science graduates in the State Forest Service
Empower communities to restore forests: Study
Crucial forest-restoration areas in low-income countries — home to 12 per cent of their total population — can have an impact on …
Of tribes and trees
CONTESTED DOMAINS Akhileshwar Pathak Sage Publications
Fire continues to rage in Uttarakhand forests; locals complain of govt inaction
Forest officials admit that they are facing resource crunch when it comes to tackling forest fires
Route by root
Built by the Khasi and Jaintia tribes, Meghalaya's living root bridges are a testimony to their intimate relationship with nature
Two incidents that made me ask: Whither forestry extension?
Extension programmes in forest institutions are meant to benefit stakeholders, mainly farmers, villagers and rural communities
Building institutional foundations for community forest management
Forest commons can play a critical role in facilitating the resilience of India’s response to climate change
सुंदरवन में क्यों घट रहा मैंग्रोव का जंगल?
फॉरेस्ट सर्वे ऑफ इंडिया की रिपोर्ट के मुताबिक, दो साल में सुंदरवन का मैनग्रोव वन 2 वर्ग किलोमीटर घट गया है, इसके लिए मछली ...
Branches into batons
The Forest Bill can be used to preserve our verdant national wealth
India’s first forest-certification scheme gets global recognition
A Geneva-based non-profit recently decided to endorse the Certification Standard for Sustainable Forest Management designed for Indian forests
India among top 10 countries gaining forest area in the world: FAO
Half of people employed in forestry in the world are in India
'Village forests have been pitted against community rights'
The proposed amendment of IFA is an attempt to keep power in the hands of the forest bureaucracy by playing up village forests against community …
Long overdue change made in new draft of Forest Policy
The new draft National Forest Policy takes into account the paradigm shift in present realities due to climate change
CAG slams 2 Chhattisgarh DFOs for spending without permission
Report says forest department violated Forest Conservation Act norms
क्या वन विकास निगम की उपयोगिता नहीं रही
क्या वास्तव में वन विकास निगम की उपयोगिता कम हो रही है? ये ऐसे यक्ष सवाल हैं जिससे निगम अपने गठन के बाद से ही जूझ रहा ...
जंगल के सवाल
फॉरेस्ट सर्वे ऑफ इंडिया द्वारा तैयार द स्टेट ऑफ फॉरेस्ट रिपोर्ट 2017 उपग्रह से प्राप्त चित्रों से निर्मित है। इससे पता चलता है कि ...
Forest Rights Act: Who is the encroacher and who is encroached upon
Thirteen years after a historic law was formulated to give forest dwellers legal ownership of their traditional land, their fate still hangs in …
Amended Tamil Nadu forest Act must be cautiously exercised
While forests under private ownership have already been destroyed with cash crops, if the provisions of the Act are further relaxed the state&…
Final National Forest Policy to be out soon
Most comments in the draft policy concern with the dilution of the Forest Rights Act and opening up forest land for private players