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The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has detected a number of irregularities in the implementation of the compensatory afforestation scheme in Madhya Pradesh. The report has cited

Diospyros melanoxylon or kendu leaves, mainly used in bidi making, are again making news, particularly in Orissa. The state government, having realised its incompetence to handle both the commodity-

An area of 4.6 million hectares of primitive forest in the western part of southwest China's Sichuan province will be protected from lumbering because of forest-logging ban issued earlier this month.

China plans to begin a gigantic forest conservation project this year which is expected to turn one-million odd lumberjacks into tree planters. According to the plan, the first-phase of the project,

The ministry of environment and forests has allowed private operators of cellular and basic telecom services to lay cables on forest land. The Ministry is working out the compensation the companies

Constitution of a 15-nation forest security council, development of new tools for promoting the sustainable management of forests, and the formation of an international forest ombudsman are the key

A forestry and environemnt project for the eastern plains of Karnataka, sanctioned by the Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF) of Japan, to be implemented in a five-year period from 1997-98 to

A year after the Brazilian Government dismissed studies warning that parts of the Amazon rain forest were becoming so dry they could burn uncontrollably, fires have become a greater threat than ever

study: A comparative study of the satellite imageries of the Aravalli area adjoining the capital has revealed that there has been a phenomenal increase in its total green cover from 9451 hectares in

The court commissioner appointed to survey the extent of damage to forests, allegedly by Mysore Paper Mills, Bhadravathi, has ben granted three months to submit his