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The protection and revival of degraded and deforested land is the need of the hour. In order to tackle the issues that arise as a consequence of degradation and deforestation, principles of forest landscape restoration are being globally promoted.

Biodiversity is inherent in forest landscape restoration. As global initiatives like the Bonn Challenge and New York Declaration on Forests inspire nations to pursue sustainable landscapes and economic growth, on the ground, biodiversity binds people and nature to their shared future.

SHIMLA/DHARAMSHALA: Major fires reported in large areas of the state have claimed four lives so far, including of deputy ranger Ashok Kumar, while six people were injured in fire-fighting operation

NAINITAL: The state government submitted its response regarding the raging forest fires in Uttarakhand high court on Thursday.

DEHRADUN: Forest fires have gutted 4,268 hectares of forest cover in Uttarakhand in 1,998 fire incidents in the state since February.

Coppice and coppice with standards are important habitats for species of light forests, because regular cutting of re-growth applied in this type of forest-use produces forest structures that fulfil habitat requirements of these species. Coppicing had been a traditional forest-use system in Central Europe for centuries, but it has dramatically declined in the last 100 years. As a conservation strategy, a contract-based conservation program for forests (CBCP Forest) was introduced in 2005 in Bavaria, Germany, that supports among other activities coppiced forests.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hemant Kumar Rajoria Vs. Union of India & Others dated 31/05/2018. Respondents including Jaipur Development Authority are restrained from interfering in the reserve forest of Bandh Ki Gadi, Amagarh which consist of Village Galta and Jamdoli by doing any work including construction of any nature and changing the nature of the forest area.

This paper develops a broad framework to conceptualize the multiple ways forests contribute to poverty reduction and inform interventions in forest landscapes.

Moravian Church in Malawi has condemned the smuggling of charcoal into neighbouring Tanzania, saying the practice is contributing to deforestation in the country.

Mussoorie: The Jabarkhet Nature Reserve (JNR), a 100-acre privately-owned forest reserve popular with visitors to the hill town is the latest casualty in the recent spate of forest fires that have

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