Over the past two decades, India has seen growth in forest and tree cover despite developmental activities. India in its 2015 Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) committed to creating an additional sink of 2.5 to 3 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2-e) through the expansion of forest and tree cover by 2030.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kuldeep Singh Khaira & Others Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 28/07/2023. The matter related to  violation of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 and Article 51A of the Constitution of India by cutting the trees and not taking action by the state authorities.

The State Forest Policy 2023 summarizes the principles and strategy of forest and wildlife management in Rajasthan, keeping in view national priorities and international commitments.

Protecting the animals, plants, fungi and microorganisms that thrive in forests must become a fundamental goal of sustainable forest management worldwide, according to this new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

The report, China’s Role in Promoting Global Forest Governance and Combating Deforestation, provides insights into the many ways China can step up on global leadership in combating commodity-driven deforestation, also challenges some of the traditionally held myths among experts and professional networks in China.

25.87 million hectares is the size of forest missing from the latest assessment of India’s green cover. An analysis by Sunita Narain.

The current report was compiled by the FAO Regional Office for Near East and North Africa (NENA) and is aimed at providing member countries with a source of reliable and timely data on the status of forest resources in the region and supporting them in their evidence-based decision-making and planning for the development of the forestry sector.

This report addresses the subject of decent rural employment for youth in the forestry sector. It is based on case studies carried out across different processes in the value chain within the sector in Uganda, ranging from seedbed development through to plantation management, saw logging and trading.

This compilation of case studies from the central eastern tribal states of Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand is an attempt to bring together practices and experiences of forest dependent communities of managing and governing their resources.

Judgement of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay in the matter of Vanashakti & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/10/2019. Applications were filed for declaring the entire area of Aarey Colony ad measuring 1280 hectare as a ‘Reserved Forest’ or a ‘Protected Forest’ as the case may be, under the Indian Forest Act, 1927 and direct Forest Department Government of Maharashtra to issue a formal notification to that effect under the Indian Forest Act, 1927.