Increase in desertification/land degradation affected areas, reduction in fertile lands and resultant migration of people and cattle, as well as poverty, are issues of global concern. Space technology can be effectively utilised not only for rapid inventory and monitoring but also for action plan preparation to combat land degradation.

The protection and revival of degraded and deforested land is the need of the hour. In order to tackle the issues that arise as a consequence of degradation and deforestation, principles of forest landscape restoration are being globally promoted.

Soil biodiversity and soil organic carbon are vital to the way ecosystems function and they largely determine the role of land in producing food, storing water, and mitigating climate change. This report highlights how soil organic carbon and soil biodiversity provide the foundation for terrestrial ecosystem services.

JAGATSINGHPUR: A good number of illegal brick kilns have come up in the district and environmentalists have opined that these brick kilns are responsible for rise in temperature in the region as we

This fact was released Wednesday in Luanda by the director of the Climate Change Office of the Ministry of the Environment, Giza Martins, during the opening of the workshop to launch the Program of

A new assessment sets out the best-available evidence for policymakers to make better-informed decisions to combat land degradation, drawing on more than 3,000 scientific, government, indigenous and local knowledge sources.

The world's prosperity and wellbeing are seriously being threatened by the degradation of land and nature.

NEW DELHI: The environment ministry’s strong pitch for funds to fight air pollution and save rivers has found an unusual backing from the parliamentary standing committee examining budget allocatio

First came the forest, followed by the people, and then the government. Does this chronology allow the newest entrant in the scheme to determine the relationship between the two older entities?

Arusha — The East African Community (EAC) climate unit which was closed two years ago, will soon be back in operation.

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