Balancing rights and responsibilities: community-based forest governance in Maharashtra
A small village in eastern Maharashtra sets an example of managing community forest resource in a sustainable way
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
Forestry convention: lair in the woods
वनवासियों के हकों को नजरअंदाज करके नहीं किया जा सकता वनों का विकास
उष्णकटिबंधीय क्षेत्रों के 30 करोड़ लोग उन क्षेत्रों में रहते हैं जो जंगलों की बहाली के लिए उपयुक्त हैं, जबकि इस जमीन के 5 ...
Weak governance escalating deforestation in Tanzania: FAO report
Of the total land area (88.3 mn hectares) in the African country, 55% is under forest cover. According to 2017 estimates, deforestation occurred …
Can drones replace humans in reforestation tasks?
"Seed bombing" is being looked upon as the best solution to repair deforested land, but complete automation of reforestation is still a long way to go
The US forest service has approved a new and controversial forest management plan
Shifting under a colonial past
A Myanmarese shifting cultivation technique, once perverted by British colonisers to maximise teak exploitation, is still valued for its benefits
Forest Rights Act: From rights on paper to rights in practice
Local civil society organisations play a vital role in helping forest-dwelling communities assert and exercise their collective rights
Lost in the deep woods
Passing the buck
The tribal world view that humans can regenerate forests, but not create them, may resolve problems and failures which stalk forest management …
A village betrayed
The people of Salehpur get a raw deal from the forest department of Haryana in return for the services rendered by them
Afforestation: money on the trees
The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act could redefine forest governance. But will it protect the rights of forest dwellers?
Need to focus on stable forests for climate change mitigation: Study
The research reveals that saving stable forests is more important than just preventing deforestation
National Forestry Research Plan to focus on climate change
A blueprint for scientific research in forestry, the plan is made every 20 years and was formulated last in 2000
Of inclusive conservation and exclusionary orders
Forest-dwelling communities have the capabilities and desire to contribute to wildlife conservation, so why are we dismissing them?
Uttarakhand: 4 arrested for starting fires, policeman dies fighting flames
More than 2,900 hectares of forest have been razed in last three months, and the fires have killed at least four people so far
Serving notice on Indian forests
The World Bank and other agencies funding forestry projects in India are insisting on a more effective forest management strategy
But who manages the managers?
MANAGING THE WORLD'S FORESTS: LOOKING FOR BALANCE BETWEEN CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT Edited by Narendra P Sharma Publisher: Kendall/Hunt …