Effective monitoring of deforestation and cropland expansion in Africa requires reliable estimates of land cover area. However, continental scale land cover datasets generated solely or partially through remote sensing technologies show large differences in the extent and spatial distribution of forest and cropland.

REDD+, agroforestry systems have the potential to reduce deforestation and forest degradation directly and indirectly. They supply timber and fuel wood that would otherwise be sourced from adjacent forests.

Europe’s ecosystems face increasing pressure to stay healthy amid rising pollution, overexploitation, urban sprawl and the effects of climate change. These are the findings of a European Environment Agency (EEA) report published which takes stock of the condition of Europe’s ecosystems.

Farmers who had lost their fertile land because of now-shelved mega steel project of Tata Steel in Ganjam district of Odisha held a demonstration at district headquarter town Chatrapur on Wednesday

The Maharashtra government has amended land laws to unlock agricultural land for "integrated wayside amenities" including motels, restaurants, malls, ATMs and public toilets along state and nationa

The city's grain bowl is shrinking.

Dam-affected villagers protesting the blocking of Thoubal river for dam cosntruction during the observation of International Rivers Day in Manipur on Saturday.

China is reducing crop irrigation in regions with water shortages as the world’s biggest grain consumer seeks to ease pressure on declining aquifers.

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has issued a stay order on three real estate companies' attempts to change the land use pattern in parts of Mangar Bani, a sacred grove off the Gurgaon-Farida

The Supreme Court on June 27 warned the Uttar Pradesh government against invoking the "urgency" clause for acquiring prime agricultural land, saying it would step in if this continued as it did not