Small and medium-sized Asian businesses specializing in forest and ecosystem services can play a key role in reducing deforestation in the region, according to a new study.

Over 65 per cent of Uttarakhand’s total area of 34,651 sq.km is under forest cover.

Forests are rich in biodiversity and valuable for recreation, water regulation and soil protection. As well as for providing timber and other non-wood forest products, forests are important for mitigating climate change and for the renewable energy sector.

Nearly 19,000 sq kms of forest area in the country is under encroachment, the Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday.

Improving Efficiency in Forestry Operations and Forest Product Processing in Kenya: A Viable REDD+ Policy and Measure?

Community-based forestry has shown itself to be a potent vehicle for promoting sustainable forest management, reducing poverty and generating jobs and income for rural communities, but unlocking its true potential will require greater support by governments through policy reforms and other measures.

Global production of all major wood products is showing its largest growth since the global economic downturn of 2008-2009, according to new data published by FAO.

DEHRADUN: Forest Survey of India in its next report of 2017 is going to provide additional but very useful information on status of forest burnt in a state.

This report gives a Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) and carbon footprint analysis on a selection of industrial bamboo products. The LCA is made for cradle-to-gate, plus the end-of-life stages of the bamboo products.

The Union Minister of state for Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar today said the Modi Government is decentralising its functions to speed up and also to ensure people’s inte

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