This report focuses on the consequences of environmental crime. It argues that the situation has worsened to the extent that illegal trade in wildlife’s impacts are now acknowledged to go well beyond strictly environmental impacts – by seriously undermining economies and livelihoods, good governance, and the rule of law.

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.

The study entitled "Decentralised Forest Governance, Institutions and Livelihoods in Odisha: A Study of Evolution of Policy Process and Politics" aims to understand the dynamics of forest polices and politics of Odisha.

In January of this year an application was filed in the Supreme Court in an ongoing case (Wildlife First and Ors. vs. Union of India and Ors.) that seeks to have the Forest Rights Act declared unconstitutional.

An Act further to amend the Rajasthan Forest Act, 1953. This Act may be called the Rajasthan Forest (Amendment) Act, 2014.

The Code - sustainable management of forests and biodiversity — has stressed the need to carry out forest conservation without affecting the livelihood of villagers. It has been prepared by the Forest Research Institute, Dehradun.

This report discusses new knowledge on anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture, forestry and other land use (AFOLU) activities made available through the new FAOSTAT Emission database.

The Rajasthan Forest (Amendment) Bill, 2014 to be Introduced in the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly on 06/02/2014. A Bill further to amend the Rajasthan Forest Act, 1953. This Act may be called the Rajasthan Forest (Amendment) Act, 2014.

Forest resources supply a wide range of environmental services like mitigation of increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2). As climate is changing, forest managers have added pressure to obtain forest resources by following stand management alternatives that are biologically sustainable and economically profitable. The goal of this study is to project the effect of typical forest management actions on forest C levels, given a changing climate, in the Moscow Mountain area of north-central Idaho, USA.

Government of Kerala has been working on a strategy for action in the state in response to Climate Change. It is proposed to identify specific vulnerabilities and plan appropriate responses keeping those in focus.

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