Use of paper products has increased alarmingly, leading to a consequent decrease in wood products.
Floods have caused extensive damage to forest cover in North Bengal this year. The Haldapara and Mahananda forests and the Buxa Tiger Project are the worst hit. Continuous erosion by the Torsa
A state of emergency was declared in the greater Athens area and in a southern prefecture as wind-whipped brushfires killed at least one person and threatened the ancient site of
Parliamentarians forming the Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Environment and Forests have suggested that one of the best ways of halting depletion of valuable forest cover in the country
A dwindling forest cover and rapid industrialisation leading to severe ecological imbalances--this is what the state may soon come to be associated with, if afforestation is not taken up urgently.
The National Centre for Labour (NCL) is organising a three-day workshop on forest workers at Ranhci (Bihar) from September 19. This was announced by the secretary of the NCL, Mr Ashok Chaudhury,
The present crisis in the domestic pulp and paper industries has been attributed, at least in part, by them to infirmities in the revised National Forest Policy of 1988, which, in the words of the
In an effort to modernise and improve infrastructure facilites for the field staff, the Tamil Nadu State Forest department is providing more funds from this year. The amount is allocated for
Authorities declared a state of emergency in areas near Athens on Tuesday as more than 1,000 fire-fighters and soldiers battled a huge forest fire raging for the second day.Evidence suggested the
The Haryana State Government will spend over Rs 274 crores on various afforestation schemes during the Nith Plan in the
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