Urbanisation in India is occurring at a rate that is faster compared to many other parts of the developing world. The Planning Commission of the Government of India estimates that about 40 per cent of the country’s population will be residing in urban areas by 2030.

WWF-India has been working in the upper Ganga river stretch since 1997. Various programmes and projects involving indicator aquatic species and local communities have been implemented. It has been a major learning experience. The overarching focus has been on the effort to improve the status of the Ganga river ecosystem.

The Vision Document has been created in reposnse to a priority action point identified at a multi stakeholder workshop held in Kolkata in March 2009 on Sunderbans :Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation. The document provides a long-term perspective of 40 years into the future spelling out a strategy in terms of the status of the Indian Sunderbans Delta's economy, cultural bio-diversity.

This study examines whether the forest conservation measures implemented as part of the National Forest Policy are the limiting factors in the supply of timber in India. Says that domestic production of timber can be increased substantially if the opportunities & policy options are effectively utilised by the forest based industry in India.

This report attempts to present a short ecological history of the Indian Sundarbans, one covering only two decades, to show how climate change is, within even this smallest of timeframes in ecological terms, causing exaggerated and sometimes irreversible damage.

Change in climate conditions and the frequency of natural disasters
in recent times has made it imperative to find lasting adaptation
solutions for the agriculture sector. Given that almost 60 % of the
country’s population relies on this sector for its livelihood and that
it contributes approximately 15.7% of India’s GDP, an analysis of

The Doboka-Silchar National Highway (NH-54E) in the northeastern
Indian state of Assam is proposed to be upgraded into a four-lane
highway. This highway bisects the Lumding Reserve Forest. The

Report by WWF-India highlights threat by proposed railway line expansion to crucial corridor linking tiger habitats. Kanha-Pench tiger corridor located in the Central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, the Kanha-Pench corridor is one of the most important forest corridors in India and facilitates tiger dispersal between Kanha and Pench Tiger Reserves.

Leading Indian companies are demonstrating global best practices in disclosing their carbon emissions and setting performance targets for mitigation of GHG emissions. 51 Indian companies have responded to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) this year.

Climate adaptation is an integral component of WWF-India

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