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Huge forest fires are again raging on Kalimantan, the Indonesian territory of Borneo, disrupting air traffic and threatening a sanctuary for endangered

The use and abuse of the environment is a complex matter, especially in the vast but fragile Amazon rainforest. Logging, mining and large scale agriculture have been important sources of jobs and

The country has lost 5,500 square kilometres of forest cover since the last assesment in 1995, according to the State of Forest Report 1997. Madhya Pradesh and Andhra pradesh have been the worst

If reversing the trend of environmental drgradation requires action on a war-footing, then who is better equipped to lead the fight than the Army? That question was both asked and answered by

The Neem Foundation and other non-governmental organisaitons plan to plant 80 million neem trees in India over the coming seven years. Rediscovered by modern science, neem is being looked upon as an

Paper manufacturing units in western Uttar Pradesh have urged the Central government for a prompt decision on pulp wood plantations as it takes about eight to ten years before a tree cam be

The Cambodian authorities have granted a logging concession for some 10,000 rai of forest in Koh Kong province to Thai and Cambodian businessmen in exchange for construction of a road linking Koh

NGOs interested in the development of non-forest wasteland and watershed development no longer need to approach the Department of Wasteland Development in the Ministry of Rural Areas & Employment.

A massive forestation programme in 900 acres of land is going on in Chittagong Hill Tracts Region at a cost of Tk 280 crore. The Department of Forest is implementing the programme with the

Initiatives are underway to create "forest gardens" in 52 districts of Bangladesh, including Bandarban, under a donor aided project. These gardens are meant to stop land erosion, rehabilitate Jhumia

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