In view of Pakistan’s high vulnerability to adverse impacts of climate change, in particular to extreme events, mitigation and adaptation measures are the focus of this Policy. Tremendous role of Forestry in climate change mitigation has been overwhelmingly recognized at international level.

Efforts to address illegal logging and reduce the trade in illegal timber have borne fruit and prompted some positive reforms in producer countries. However, changes in the sector mean overall trade has not fallen in the last decade.

The Ministry of Climate Change would submit a new forest policy before the Cabinet to promote and preserve forests, Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan Monday told Senate on Mond

PDP-BJP dispensation set to modify existing forest policy

Reiterating his commitment to frame a new Forest Policy that will primarily focus on environmental conservation, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today described stemming the loss of biodiver

The Prakash Javadekar-led Environment Ministry, which was earlier on a spree of clearing forests in the name of development, is now thinking of reviving forests lying in degraded condition in the c

The forest department has put in place a policy for private forest management and the process for identification of private forest is now going on, environment and forest minister Alina Saldanha to

Hyderabad: As per the National Forest policy, a state should have 33 per cent of tree cover. However, Telangana has 25.16 per cent green cover. Andhra Pradesh fares worse with only 22.62 per cent.

Judgement of the High Court of Orissa in the matter of Shiba Prasad Sahu Vs Authorised Officer-Cum-A.C.F., Boudh Division, Boudh regarding confiscation of the Applicant's truck carrying Sal Leaves plates by forest officials in Boudh. Consequent upon which, the forest officials initiated a confiscation proceeding against the petitioner under the Orissa Forest Act.

Degraded soils do not hold healthy forests. The scientists and foresters need to explore the causes of forest degeneration, said Uttarakhand Governor Dr KK Paul.