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The Uttar Pradesh Governor, Mr. Suraj Bhan, called upon officials of various departments to undertake afforestation schemes expeditiously to increase the forest cover which would come down from 17

The Forest Department in Sri Lanka has received over 1000 applications from the private sector as well as from individuals for reforestation of barren state land under a new program. Under this

The State Council, China's Cabinet, recently issued an emergency cicular calling for greater protections of forest resources and forbidding the opening up of new lands at the expense of

A tenth of the world's known tree species face extinction, according to a global survey by conservation groups. The three-year survey, the first of its kind, found out more than 8,750 of the

Coming to Haryana, the State has a natural habitat for growing very rare and wild medicinal plants on the Shivalik hills and hilly tracks which provides different combinations of minerals in the

The forest of this border district, which are a treasure trove of rare medicinal herbs, are on the verge of extinction following over-exploitation. The herbs - some of which command high prices in

The Himachal Pradesh Forest and Environment Committee has recommended to the state government the formulation of a suitable policy on timber distribution among residents of Himachal Pradesh so that

With emphasis being laid on the need to save what is left of the Blue Mountains and protect its natural wealth, a meeting was convened by the Health Of People and Environment (HOPE) in Udhagamandalam

The World Bank has committed most of the funds for a programme of comprehensive afforestation being planned by the Kerala Government and envisaging an outlay of Rs. 183 crores. The first major part

The Punjab government has decided to establish forest clubs in all government schools and colleges. This was stated by the Punjab Forests Minister, master Mohar Lal, today.

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