Social organization Shramik Elgar launched 'Bamboo Mukti Satyagraha' on Thursday by chopping bamboos from the forest with the help of villagers of Mohadi.

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Russia's forests may lose their power to help curb global warming without stronger domestic protection and a place in a new global climate chang

The UN’s Open Working Group (OWG) proposed draft sustainable development goals (SDGs) in July 2014. It is the purpose of this report to integrate the perspectives, priorities and experiences from Africa in helping to ensure that the goals gain the right contribution from forests while optimally fostering their sustainability.

Maharashtra has finally decided to liberate bamboo from strict restrictions of the forest department purview.

Land-use change, mainly the conversion of tropical forests to agricultural land, is a massive source of carbon emissions and contributes substantially to global warming. Therefore, mechanisms that aim to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation are widely discussed. A central challenge is the avoidance of international carbon leakage if forest conservation is not implemented globally.

Himachal Pradesh will begin the process of Green Accounting under Inclusive Green Growth Sustainable Development from district Mandi and later cover the entire state.

The state government has made a policy on the prevention of forest fires and measures will be taken in this regard.

AURANGABAD: In a bid to increase the state's forest cover to 33% as prescribed under the National Forest Policy, the social forestry department (Marathwada) will launch the fortnight-long 'Harit Ma

A new policy by the Himachal Pradesh Government to allot trees, instead of timber or wood, at subsidised rates for constructing or repairing houses has streamlined the process in the State, an offi

This 2014 edition of the State of World’s Forests report 2014 launched by FAO focuses on the role of socio-economic benefits provided by forests, including income and employment, wood energy and forest products in housing. It also focuses on the need to shift attention from trees to people, both for data collection and policy making.

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