Land is source and sink of carbon dioxide due to anthropogenic and natural drivers. Global models estimate net carbon dioxide emissions of 5.2 ± 2.6 GtCO2eq yr–1 (likely range) from land use and land-use change during 2007–2016.

Bamboo is one of the most important non-wood forest resources used extensively by tribals and rural poor in Tripura. While it plays an important role in the economy of the State and in subsistence activities, employment generation and household income, the economic potential is significantly greater.

Bamboo and bamboo products hold significant potential to contribute to the sustainable development of Ethiopia, specifically for building green economy. Ethiopia is the primary grower of bamboo in Africa but still far from effective and efficient use of these resources.

ISFR 2019 presents the results of forest cover mapping with a refined methodology, though consistent with the past assessments. A manual for forest cover mapping has been prepared for the first time.

It is heartening to note that as per the ISFR, 2019, the forest and tree cover of the country continues to show a rising trend despite immense pressure on our forests.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Assistance to Bamboo Producing Farmers, 19/07/2019. The restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) has been launched in 2018-19 to focus on the development of complete value chain of bamboo sector and link growers with markets.

Green bamboos illegally felled by a forest department allotted timber unit in Manjavadi Kanavai in Harur.

A fire believed to have been started by illegal marijuana farmers is threatening tens of thousands of hectares of bamboo forest in Mount Kenya.

The issue of carpenters should be addressed in the proposed new act.

The campaign for reusable straws can look at this innovation from the Andamans