MUMBAI: As many as six forest fires were reported in Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Thane ranges since Tuesday evening.

The overall objective and goal of the present policy is to safeguard the ecological and livelihood security of people, of the present and future generations, based on sustainable management of the forests for the flow of ecosystem services In order.

MADURAI: Two groups of 37 trekkers, including 26 women and three children, got trapped in a forest fire in the Kurangani hills near Bodi in Theni district on Sunday.

2017 was one of the worst years on record for fires in Europe, with over 800,000 hectares of land burnt in Portugal, Italy and Spain alone.

BENGALURU: Last year, a guard in Bandipur died in a forest fire.

Despite a 76 percent decline in deforestation rates between 2003 and 2015, the incidence of forest fires is increasing in Brazil, with new research linking the rise in fires not only to deforestati

A large number of trees in the reserve forest at Banavara were destroyed in a wildfire on Thursday.

The Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh has directed the District Magistrates to prepare contingency plan to prevent forest fires in the State.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajiv Dutta Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/02/2018 regarding notification of National Policy on forest fires. The Counsel appearing for Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change submits that Ministry has taken steps to comply with the order of the Tribunal and in fact World Bank is involved and several steps have been taken.

Carbon emissions from the Brazilian Amazon are increasingly dominated by forest fires during extreme droughts rather than by emissions from fires directly associated with the deforestation process,