Environmental recognition of the Great Western Woodlands, the largest remaining temperate woodlands in the world, will not be supported if it impinges on mining, the Western Australia mining minist

There has been extensive debate about whether the sustainable use of forests (forest management aimed at producing a sustainable yield of timber or other products) results in superior climate outcomes to conservation (maintenance or enhancement of conservation values without commercial harvesting). Most of the relevant research has relied on consequential life-cycle assessment (LCA), with the results tending to show that sustainable use has lower net greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions than conservation in the long term.

The world’s first commercially planted genetically-modified trees may be approved in Brazil, when officials rule on the safety of a newly engineered variety of eucalyptus.

Species ranges have been shifting since the Pleistocene, whereby fragmentation, isolation, and the subsequent reduction in gene flow have resulted in local adaptation of novel genotypes and the repeated evolution of endemic species. While there is a wide body of literature focused on understanding endemic species, very few studies empirically test whether or not the evolution of endemics results in unique function or ecological differences relative to their widespread congeners; in particular while controlling for environmental variation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Safal Bharat Guru Parampara Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 26/08/2014 regarding planting of the Eucalyptus trees as it affects the water level as well as the environment.

Previous Orders

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Safal Bharat Guru Parampara Vs. State of Punjab & Ors. dated 11/08/2014 regarding the State of Punjab giving free electricity to the farmers and plantation of Eucalyptus trees resulting into inordinate consumption of the ground water reserves.

Previous Orders

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Safal Bharat Guru Parampara V/s State of Punjab & Ors dated 05/03/2014 regarding tube wells connection numbering 70,000 which were sought to be given to the farmers by the Government of Punjab.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Safal Bharat Guru Parampara V/s State of Punjab & Ors. dated 19/02/2014 regarding water level and planting of the Eucalyptus trees in the state of Punjab. The Counsel appearing for the Applicant has stated in the court that "the Government has hurriedly issued demand letters for 17,000 tube-wells connection."

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/79-2014(MApp)_19Feb2014.pdf

Australia's standing as the home among the gumtrees could be challenged, with increased climate stress causing extensive change to Australia's eucalypt ecosystems.

Environmental impact of private sector CDM forestry projects in India - A presentation by Himangana Gupta at the 4th National Research Conference on Climate Change, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras,
October 26-27, 2013.

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