DEHRADUN: The Forest Survey of India (FSI) has devised a new grid-based assessment of the national forest inventory (NFI) which will yield data about the status of forests of the country in a span

Preliminary draft of the law which will replace the Wildlife Protection Act has been prepared and shared between select officials

Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Monday called on Union Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Anil Madhav Dave, in New Delhi and discussed various issues of enviro

Conversion sanads and felling of trees not recommended in identified private forest areas, Arlekar tells House

A much awaited Bill, meant for unlocking over Rs 42,000 crore fund for compensatory afforestation and wildlife protection, was passed by the Parliament.

Jairam Ramesh makes passionate appeal to let Gram Sabha have a say in fund utilization

A draft National Forest Policy has been submitted by a forest management institute under the Environment Ministry and it is under consideration, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Guwahati: The Co-ordination Committee of Tribal Organizations of Assam (CCTOA) has urged the Centre to protect the land rights of scheduled tribal forest dwellers in its proposed National Forest Po

The state government may soon make money grow on trees...

The Environment Ministry has proposed a new policy for the management of forests that among other things proposes a green cess to promote “ecologically responsible behaviour” and called on the gove