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The Forest Department of Kengu Mouza has taken up a share basis afforestation programme on 300 acres of land under Sekdu Range. An official said the programme, the first ever in two years, will be

Dense smog from forest fires has forced two airports to shut on Borneo Island, local reports said today. The Brunei international airport in Bandar Seri Begawan cancelled all flights last morning, it

At least three people have died of the Kyasanoor forest disease in Uttara Kannada district last month and more than 100 people of the Joida taluk in the same districts are suffering from symptoms of

The national capital will be the venue for the Tree Science Conference-98 from Friday to Monday. Solan-based Indian Soceity of Tree Scientists (ISTS) and Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and

Brunei shut its airport on Wednesday as thick smog from bush and forest fires cut visibility, authorities

A ten member team from the World Bank has lauded the achievements made by Madhya Pradesh under the Forestry Project being executed with the cooperation of the World Bank in the State, informs an

The Punjab government has secured a soft loan of Rs 408 crore from Japan for increasing the forest cover in the state. The loan has been granted by the Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund set up by

Despite several warnings by environmentalists, a grave threat looms large over mangrove forests in the State.Ever since the late 50s, when nearly 4000 hectares of mangrove forests were cleared to

Demonstrations will be held outside Canadian embassies across Europe in protest at the destruction of Canada's last remaining areas of temperate rainforest and as four activists spent their third

Before too long, the Salween plunder will fade from memoryjust like Thailand's once majestic forest cover. The loggers and their influential pals in the departments, the ministries, in parliament