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Innovative schemes of sponsored reforestation may help combat global warming

japan's largest producer of pulp and paper has said that the paper industry plans to expand its overseas forest plantations from 93,000 hectares last year to 550,000 hectares by the year 2010.

villagers in Thailand have threatened to seal the forests in Kanchanaburi if the government did not stop work on the Thai-Burmese gas pipeline. They had

The Supreme Court directed the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh to apperar before the court, to explain about illegal mining activities in the state forests. A three judge bench issued the direction

Arunachal Pradesh lost revenue worth R.s 115 crores since the Supreme Court banned forest related industries in the North-East,according to the Chief Minister, Mr. Gegong

In a significant development, the Supreme Court has ordered a CBI enquiry into the Bastar forest scandal revolving around illegal transfers and serious irregularities in grant of permission for

Asean environment ministers will meet in Kuching on Feb 24 and Feb 25 to discuss the haze. This will be their second meeting to find effective ways to reduce the effects of haze which affected their

The Forest Department is implementing the Tamil Nadu Afforestation Project (TAP) with an active involvement of people. TAP was now being implemented in 38

The Supreme Court has ordered an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the illegal felling of trees at Bastar in Madhya Pradesh under the garb of "Malik Maqbuj". The order

The Minister of Environment and Forests Prof Saifuddin Soz, has asked the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, to stop felling of infected sal trees in the State till the revamped committee of experts