A fire believed to have been started by illegal marijuana farmers is threatening tens of thousands of hectares of bamboo forest in Mount Kenya.

Firefighters battled a series of wildfires in Britain on Wednesday, including a large moorland blaze outside the northern English city of Manchester, as the country experienced its warmest winter w

Mount Kenya Trust, MKT, has launched an appeal for funds to help arrest spreading fires on the slopes of the famed Mount Kenya.

The devastating fire that ravaged more than 90 hectares of forest land in the buffer and core zones of the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) has been brought under control, said Deepak Srivastava, Chie

The immensity of the fire that has ravaged Bandipur is becoming clearer with two satellite data analyses indicating that the extent of forests burnt could be over 15,000 acres.

With the Wayanad forest turning into a virtual tinderbox, Forest Department officials in Kerala have joined hands with their Karnataka and Tamil Nadu counterparts to chalk out various strategies to

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests has urged the environment ministry to take stringent steps to curb the illegal felling of trees. No action plans was prepared by the ministry to control illegal cutting of trees.

Americans’ concerns about climate change have surged to record levels, new polling shows, following a year marked by devastating storms, wildfires and increasingly dire warnings from scientists.

Dehradun: A two-day pre-fire season workshop on forest fires conducted by Forest Survey of India (FSI) started here on Wednesday.

About 18,000 hectares of forest area was burnt last year.

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