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The Government of Kenya faces the African Court on Human and Peoples Rights, in Arusha, Tanzania as it delivers judgement in a long-awaited case brought before it, by the Ogiek indigenous peoples f

Nearly 130 million hectares of forest -- an area almost equivalent in size to South Africa -- have been lost since 1990, according to a recent report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has approved a two-year extension to a moratorium on issuing new licenses to use land designated as primary forest and peatland, the environment and forestry minist

PRESIDENT Lungu has degazetted 1,000 hectares of the Dambwa forest for allocation to people who applied to Livingstone City Council (LCC) for residential plots in 2012.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Pallamari Pahadivali Banjari Devi Jan Seva Samiti Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 23/05/2017 regarding order dated 04.01.2017 & 05.01.2017 passed by the Union of India and State of Chhattisgarh respectively for the diversions of 79.56 hectares of forest land for iron ore mining in East Bhanupratappur forest division in favour of M/s Monnet Ispat and Energy Ltd. in Kanker District Chhattisgarh.

The watchdog NGO Mighty Earth followed up its February investigation into deforestation for soybean production and found that companies are sourcing from farms in Brazil and Bolivia where clearance

The U.S. Forest Service has decades of data on lichens from thousands of sites across the country.

The green panel also directed M C Mehta to submit the final report on the tree-felling incidents before July 10.

MAPUSA: A well-known historian and a group of nature lovers led a chipko movement and held a protest to save 200 coconut trees on a 2 km stretch at Guirim on Monday evening.

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- Tanzania is now facing alarming environmental destruction caused by haphazard felling of trees, a senior official said on Sunday.

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