Estimating emissions and removals from forest degradation is important, though challenging, for many countries. Where forest degradation is a major source of emissions, governments want to cover it when reporting on their mitigation efforts. However, estimating emissions from forest degradation is hard.

Joint Committee Report in OA No. 706 of 2022 (Asgar Ahmad Najar Versus Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Ors.).

Niger is a fragile country, marked by a poorly diversified economy and extreme poverty. Climate change, rapid demographic growth, and weak governance are major threats to Niger's growth. These changes have led to human losses, decreased soil productivity, and increased competition for access to resources.

Across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, land is a scarce and valuable resource.

The second edition of the State of Finance for Nature report reveals that nature-based solutions are still significantly under-financed. If the world wants to halt biodiversity loss, limit climate change to below 1.5C and achieve land degradation neutrality by 2030, current finance flows to NbS must urgently double by 2025 and triple by 2030.

Joint committee report dated November 28, 2022 regarding illegal sand and stone mining taking place in various locations of Aravali range in the districts of Faridabad, Gurugram and Nuh, Haryana. In Aravali where mining has taken place by vertically shaving the hill slopes it is not feasible to restore the landscape to its original form, a joint committee report said.

Peatlands are unique and rare ecosystems that, despite only covering around 3-4% of the planet’s land surface, they contain up to one-third of the world’s soil carbon, which is twice the amount of carbon as found in the world’s forests. Keeping this carbon locked away is absolutely critical to achieving global climate goals.

Order of the Supreme Court in the matter of Nagar Panchayat Moonak & Others Vs The State of Punjab & Others dated 09/11/2022.

The matter related to the overflooding of Ghaggar basin to the detriment of 25 villages in the states of Punjab and Haryana.

Land and watershed degradation in Ethiopia threaten agricultural productivity, water supplies, and livelihoods. Key challenges include inadequate financing and unsustainable conservation interventions.

This participatory grassland and rangeland assessment (PRAGA) methodology was developed for the assessment of rangelands and grasslands in selected project countries.

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