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Virulent pests and diseases that are ravaging Africa’s forests with profound intensity pose new threats to their survival, experts said at a forum in Entebbe, Uganda on Wednesday.

Nagpur: "For the development of any region, it should possess 33% forest cover.

American food and beverage giant PepsiCo is under fire from environmental campaigners Rainforest Action Network (RAN) for using palm oil tainted with deforestation and labour abuses, but has dismis

KOLHAPUR: Nestled in the Western Ghats, Kolhapur boasts of rich flora and fauna in its national parks and reserve forest areas.

Kolhapur: The district forest department will review the mining activities in the district in the next few days.

Kamwenge — Kamwenge District leaders and conservationists have expressed concern over an impending environment catastrophe if the ongoing rampant degradation of the environment in the district is n

Up to 2.5 billion people hold and use the world’s community lands, yet the tenure rights of women—who comprise more than half the population of the world’s Indigenous Peoples and local communities—are seldom acknowledged or protected by national laws.

The Government of Kenya faces the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights, in Arusha, Tanzania as it delivers judgement in a long-awaited case brought before it, by the Ogiek indigenous peoples f

Nearly 130 million hectares of forest -- an area almost equivalent in size to South Africa -- have been lost since 1990, according to a recent report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has approved a two-year extension to a moratorium on issuing new licenses to use land designated as primary forest and peatland, the environment and forestry minist