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The Assam government has proposed to reopen the 44 plywood factories of the state, lying closed since December 1996 on a phased manner by re-locating them under specific zones, state industries

New fires have broken out in a national park in East Kalimantan, as rainmaking operations began in the province that has seen forest and bush fires raging for months, a witness and officials said on

The forests are ablaze again in East Kalimantan, part of Indonesian Borneo. As a result, the poisonous smog which cloaked a large area of South East Asia last year may return sooner than had been

Political and military leaders from Cambodia and Vietnam are involved in large-scale illegal logging that threatens to destroy Cambodia's forests, a British environmental group said on Thursday.

It may not be original, but at least they are trying. The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is all set to make Delhi green, that too 'dark green.' An area of 16,000 acres was made green this year

Pressured by shareholders fed up with lacklustre returns, USD paper and forest companies are scrambling to unlock the value of their timberlands but are skittish about giving up

With forest fires in Indonesia threatening to cast another pall of smoke borne pollution over Southeast Asia, officials in the region appealed for international aid to help prevent a recurrence of

The Indian Paper Makers Association (IPMA) has on Wednesday expressed serious concern over the dwindling forest cover in the country and offered to work jointly with the Government to reforest

Singapore's leading newspaper said on Wednesday Southeast Asian governments should accept no excuses from Indonesia for fires threatening to engulf the region in smog. In a bluntly-worded editiorial

Acknowledging that El Nino weather patterns would prolong the dry season in Southeast Asia, environment ministers on Wednesday urged Indonesia and Malaysia to quickly deal with haze from forest