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Bhubaneswar-based scientists have identified a fungal strain that can efficiently degrade lignin, a non-biodegradable substance found in plants, which is one of the main pollutants of paper and pulp

A tug-of-war between the Guardian Minister of Chandrapur district, Shobhatai Phadnavis, and the forest officials at Chandrapur has given this district a rare distinction : it is probably the only

Union Minister for Environment and Forests Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has said a new policy is on the anvil to devise an action plan for improvement and protection of the forest cover in the country.

The Dangs is one of the few forests in Gujarat still boasting of a high density of green cover amongst the barren lands of Western India. Gujarat has less than five per cent of its area under forest

The timber industry is turning over a new new leaf. These days, environmentalists are not the only one who are proclaiming the importance of protecting trees. From forestry companies to superstores,

The extensive loss of forests has had serious ecological and economic implications in Palampur like small state. The felling of trees has disrupted the habitat of wild life and might even lead to

The State government on Thrusday launched a Rs 183 crore World Bank assisted forestry project for conservation of bio-diversity resources and derive mamimum ecological and environmental

Brazil's new agribusiness elite, is driving economic development in the upper Amazon basin. The axis of the nation's agriculture, long concentrated in the southeast, is moving north as cheaper and

One man in Kerala-India creates a forest : One man, Karim over a period of two decades, creates a forest out of thin air in his native village in Kasargod, Kerala : a

The Iwokrama International Rain Forest Programme, the world's largest adventure in sustainable management of pristine tropical rain forest in the Amazon, is a unique programme with powerful message