LUCKNOW: The illegal felling of trees undoubtedly poses a grave threat to the environment.

LUCKNOW: The Upper Ganga Canal Expressway, an ambitious projects of the Mayawati government, proposed during the fag end of the regime, has hit a roadblock.

LUCKNOW: The first elephant sanctuary of the state seems to be gradually taking shape, with the habitat management for the Elephant Reserve, coming up in Saharanpur and Bijnore districts, going on.

The best developed district in Uttar Pradesh is six times more so than the worst, state government figures indicate.

Supreme Court order on illegal mining dated 16/01/2012.

The Uttar Pradesh Government on Thursday approved the setting up of a 1,500 kilowatt Khara hydro power project in Saharanpur district.

The coal ministry on Thursday issued orders to revoke mining licences of five blocks of NTPC, Damodar Valley Corp and Jharkhand State Electricity Board with combined reserves of 1,000 million tonnes.

Ever since mango trees began flowering in both western and eastern Uttar Pradesh this season, farmers as well as scientists at the Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture (CISH), Lucknow, are working overtime to save the crop.

In the districts of Sandila, Barabanki, Malihabad in Lucknow, Saharanpur and Muzaffarnagar, scientists are helping farmers in pest management.

Starting March, CI

Poplar (Populus deltoides) has gained considerable importance in agroforestry plantations of western Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab, and Jammu and Kashmir due to its deciduous nature, fast growth, short rotation and high industrial requirement.

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Planting trees outside forests will be an additional source of raising forest cover. However, there is large disparity within the farmer communities for tree planting at their farm at regional scale. This study has considered addressing the issue of adaptation of tree planting in two regions of UP for comparison. These are the western region with high density of tree plantation at farm; and Eastern region with low density.