A new study finds the world’s tropical forests may no longer be carbon sinks, with a net loss of 425 million tons of carbon from 2003 to 2014.
With an estimated population of less than 800, the newly described Tapanuli orangutan is already at risk of extinction due to habitat destruction and fragmentation.
The Mangar village, located just 25 km from the Cyber City in the Aravallis, have named this patch Mangar Bani
Climate finance, while efficient in sectors such as renewable energy, is not effective in protecting increasingly threatened forests or the rights of their inhabitants, a new report shows.
ARUSHA Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzania’s semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar has embarked on a campaign against mangrove destruction along the isles’ coastline.
About one acre of Mt Kenya Forest was destroyed by a landslide, following heavy rains on Saturday night.
Mangrove forests can reduce the vulnerability of adjacent coastal lands from storm surges by slowing the flow of water.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The best way to further reduce deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is paying owners to preserve their land, and Brazil plans to discuss how to fund such a program at a clima
A green-and-red flag flies over a cluster of bamboo and tarpaulin tents on the frontline of an increasingly deadly struggle for land and the environment in Colombia’s Cauca Valley.
The estimated cost of the project is Rs 2,000 crore and it would require the diversion of forest land of 21.5 ha, the area under the SGNP.
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