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Despite a 76 percent decline in deforestation rates between 2003 and 2015, the incidence of forest fires is increasing in Brazil, with new research linking the rise in fires not only to deforestati

A large number of trees in the reserve forest at Banavara were destroyed in a wildfire on Thursday.

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo’s environment ministry said on Tuesday it had reinstated thousands of square kilometers of logging concessions in its equatorial forests, a move environmentalists fear co

There is the need to intensify the fight against illegal rosewood harvesting in the three northern regions as it is destroying the few forests and polluting water bodies.

A parliamentary committee yesterday demanded the government immediately bans logging and revokes loggers’ licences.

Donors are paying to plant a million trees as part of a drive to counter U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to walk away from a global pact to curb climate change.

The Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh has directed the District Magistrates to prepare contingency plan to prevent forest fires in the State.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajiv Dutta Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/02/2018 regarding notification of National Policy on forest fires. The Counsel appearing for Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change submits that Ministry has taken steps to comply with the order of the Tribunal and in fact World Bank is involved and several steps have been taken.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/02/2018 regarding misuse of forest rest houses which are being used for tourism and other purposes. This is contrary to Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980. Supreme Court directs the petitioner to prepare draft guidelines in consultation with CEC and handed over to the Ministry of Forests and Environment for consideration.

GOVERNMENT has warned that the country is at risk of a timber deficit if the excessive cutting down of trees is not curbed.