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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

Reeling from widespread criticism from various quarters for its inept handling of the borer beetle infestation in the dense sal forests in the state, the Madhya Pradesh government has decided not to

The Clinton Administration plans to suspend construction of roads in the back country of most national forests, a major environmental step that would effectively preclude logging on some of the

In Madhya Pradesh there is evidence to indicate that trees were being felled till recently in a certain forest area near the state capital in contravention of Supreme Court directives. In a large

A Rs. 249.9-crore World Bank-aided project has commenced in seven selected national wildlife parks in the country. This scheme, which includes Nagarhole in Karnataka has introduced a totally new

The World Bank, the world's leading investor in forest projects in developing countreis, says it aims to clean up the global timber industry but is fuelling fears that it wants to start financing

At least 15 Ashok trees were illegally felled at the official residence of former Congress MP Manik Rao Gavit on Monday while he was away to his constituency Nandovar, Maharashtra. The Forest

Some 500 rangers, border patrol police and forestry police are to be dispatched to Salween National Park in Mae Sariang to combat illegal logging, while the 10,000 Burmese refugees there will be

Representative Rob Portman and John Kasich, two Ohio republicans have joined with Democrat Lee Hamilton in crafting a way to protect the Earth's remaining forests. Protecting the planet's remaining