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New Delhi: Differences between the environment ministry and the finance ministry have become a roadblock to the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA).

An invasive Australian tree is now posing a serious threat to a global diversity ‘hotspot’ according to new collaborative research between Landcare Research in New Zealand, the Universities of Camb

The Indonesian government has unveiled an ambitious plan to nearly halve the number of fire hotspots in the country by 2019, in part through the restoration of degraded peat forests.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ram Ji Vyas Vs. Union of India & Others dated 02/01/2018 regarding illegal mining going on in Beri Ganga Forest Block at Khasra No. 1405, 1259, 1262, 1294, 1298 and 1307 of Village Mandore Tehsil and District Jodhpur, Rajasthan. This fact is disputed by the State of Rajasthan. However the Court has on record the rejoinder dated 14th November, 2017 which speaks about illegal mining done in the forest block with the help of electricity connections vide report of the Deputy Conservator of Forest, Jodhpur.

This was revealed here recently by Mr Simon Msoka, an official of the Kilimanjaro Regional Secretariat, during a land use and climate smart agriculture workshop.

In recent years, hundreds of companies have entered the restoration industry. They represent a wide range of business models that deliver financial returns for investors while restoring forests and agricultural lands. This report profiles 14 businesses that are part of an emerging restoration economy.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ecological Imbalance, 22/12/2017 . The details of the forest land diverted for non forestry purposes in the country during the last three years, State/UT wise including Jharkhand is annexed at Annexure ‘A’.

Global production of major wood products surged in 2016 for the seventh consecutive year with a growth rate of three to six percent, according to new data published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. The fastest increase in major wood products (industrial roundwood, sawnwood, wood-based panels, wood pellets) occurred in Asia-Pacific, Northern America and Europe driven by positive economic growth, new manufacturing capacities in Eastern Europe, particularly for particleboard and Oriented Strand Board (OSB), as well as growing demand for bioenergy.

A Brazilian activist who helped thousands of people in the Amazon rainforest to use their land sustainably won an international environmental award on Wednesday.

The world’s last great wildernesses are shrinking at an alarming rate.