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Stunned by devasting floods this summer along the Yangtze River, which experts said were intensified because slopes far upstream has been stripped bare, China has banned cutting of the old-growth

The Supreme Court has held that the supply of bamboo and hardwood from a Government forest under an agreement is not exigible to tax. The ruling was given by a division bench comprising Mr. Justice

A Division Bench of the Karnataka High Court on Thursday disposed a writ petition filed in public interest seeking inter alia, to restrain the Government from allowing any non-forestry activities in

Deputy Conservator of Forests,Karnataka, A M Annaiah has said that 95 people who had allegedly encroached forest land had been served notices to vacate them immediately.Speaking to the press here

Investigations into the mysterious drying up of over two thousand full grown trees in Kheer Ganga forest under Parbati division three years ago have led to the uncovering of a major scandal and

The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) has suggested amendment to the Forest Conservation Act and creation of 'reforestation funds' for facilitating reforms in the

Punjab Minister for Forests and Tourism Malik Salim Iqbal said the department has drafted the forest policy and made amendments in the Punjab Forest Act which will be released shortly. Talking to

The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MEF) is drafting changes in the Environment Protection Act (EPA), making it obligatory on companies seeking environmental clearance to contribute to the

Nearly all the states in Peninsular Malaysia logged below their annual quota last year, Primary Industries Minister Datuk Seri Dr Lim Keng Yaik said.According to the Forestry Department's 1997 annual

The Minisry of Industry has accounced that henceforth entrepreneurs who wish to obtain approval from the Government for setting up any wood-based project should obtain prior clerance from the