The Wampis is an indigenous group comprised of thousands of members whose ancestors have lived in the Amazon rainforest of northern Peru for centuries.

A few years ago, the Peruvian government launched a program to protect the rainforest.

NEW DELHI: Irked by the inaction of the forest department in adding more staff, the National Green Tribunal has rapped Delhi’s forest department for not complying with its 2015 directions and asked

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aditya N. Prasad & Others Vs Union of India dated 25/03/2019 regarding preservation and conservation of forest in NCT Delhi. The application seeks enforcement of order of the Tribunal dated 10/12/2015.

While the forest cover in the NCT of Delhi rose from 188.7 sq km in 2015 to 192.

In the last fifteen years (2003-2018), India lost nearly 2,39,572 hectares of forest land due to various developmental activities such as mining, thermal power plants, and dams besides road constru

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Deforestation, 08/02/2019. The State/UT-wise details of forest cover and changes in forest cover as per ISFR-2015 assessment and 2017 assessment is given in Annexure-I. The forest land diverted under Forest Conservation Act, 1980 during the period from 01.01.2015 to 05.02.2019 is 54648.54 hectares. The State/UTs wise details are given in Annexure-II.

The International Network of Mountain Indigenous Peoples (INMIP) aims to support capacity development for biocultural heritage, climate change adaptation and sustainable food systems through community-to-community exchanges. It currently includes communities from 11 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Increase in Forest Cover, 04/01/2019. For various developmental activities in the country, permission for diversion of the forest is granted by the Central Government under Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980. The forest land diverted under Forest Conservation Act, 1980 during the period from 01.01.2015 to 11.12.2018 is 52338.75 hectares. The State/UTs wise details are given in Annexure-I.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed the ministry of environment, forests and climate change (MoEF&CC) to submit the final report on the status of a 52-acre Aravali land where

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