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.

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

At a time when global warming and high pollution levels have emerged as major challenges for policy planners worldwide, a number of community Durga Puja organisers in and around Kolkata have come u

JAKARTA — Pledges by major brands to stop buying palm oil from companies known to destroy rainforests have failed to stop the clearance of a total area of forest the size of Los Angeles in just the

Early every morning on school holidays and weekends, Eric Ndung'u heads off to herd his family's goats in the plains of Kisaju, south of Nairobi.

Kisarawe — Kisarawe District Commissioner Jokate Mwegelo has ordered all those carrying out agricultural and livestock activities in Ruvu South and Kazimzumbwi forests in the district to vacate the

European concessionaires in Africa are gradually selling their assets to Asian investors, who have substantial capital and operate in markets that accept lower-quality wood.

Nagpur: The Paper Traders Association on Monday dispelled the notion that manufacturing of paper was posing threat to trees and ecosystem as a whole, and claimed it was boosting the rural economy.

Data from a Brazilian forest monitoring group suggests deforestation is surging in the world’s largest rainforest, with last month’s rate of forest loss in the Amazon hitting the highest level sinc

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