mount Abu, in Sirohi district, Rajasthan was shut down from November 13 to 15. This was after the state's wildlife department issued a notification on October 4, 2006 declaring the area a wildlife

Forest commission fails to innovate

The invitation was innocuous. The Confederation of Indian Industry cii the grouping of the large and most powerful industries was convening a meet on forests. The purpose, said the invitation which reached us by chance ,

Can bamboo become the basis of a thriving industry? Can the northeast cash in the most?

The Bankariyas, a forest dweller community of central Nepal, have been uprooted from their traditional habitat and are living like refugees in their own country. Several other indigenous groups have suffered the same fate. The eight year old war between t

Society itself doesn’t care to know about headloading

The Supreme Court has sug gested that the forested states, which lose revenue because of the ban on felling of trees should be compensated for keeping their forests intact. Protection of the

according to a report of the comp

A ban on the use of forest wood

The Brazilian government has come down heavily on the Kayapo Indians, an Amazonian tribe. The Kayapoes are "mining" mahogany from the reserve forests in northern Brazil and wreaking havoc on

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