Forest conservation is a thriving new job for many Kenyan communities thanks to the country’s laws encouraging community participation in environmental protection.

NANJIRINJI A, Tanzania – When Jamila Sallimu Chikunda found out she was pregnant with her third child in 2015, her joy quickly turned to anxiety.

Rakai — Government has deployed a combined force of UPDF soldiers and police in Malabigambo Central Forest Reserve in Kyebe Sub-county, Rakai District, to fight illegal logging.

The Democratic Republic is poised to receive tens of millions of dollars in funding to protect its forests, even as Greenpeace has found evidence that the country has repeatedly violated its own lo

Revenues derived from carbon have been seen as an important tool for supporting forest conservation over the past decade. At the same time, there is high uncertainty about how much revenue can reasonably be expected from land use emissions reductions initiatives. Despite this uncertainty, REDDþ projects and conservation initiatives that aim to take advantage of available or, more commonly, future funding from carbon markets have proliferated.

City legislator Madan Kaushik inaugurated a plantation drive organised by the Rudra Yagna Samiti and the Pragat Bharat Sanstha here yesterday.

Kolhapur: The forest department has decided to start a 'green army' to boost plantation and protection of the tree cover across the district.

Union Environment minister Anil Madhav Dave on Wednesday said that a 'Jan Andolan' -- mass movement -- is needed for regeneration of the forests and nature.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Afforestation, 22/11/2016. Under the guidelines issued under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, the stipulation of planting of trees in multiples of the number of felled trees, is prescribed as an ameliorative measure, in-lieu of felling of trees as a consequence of construction of national highways, the quantum of multiples stipulated varies from State to State. State wise details of compensatory afforestation in lieu of diverted forest land including for roads, is given in
Annexure.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Impact of mining in forest areas, 21/11/2016. Mining activities in forest areas per se affect biodiversity.

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