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.

Umuahia — SUCCOUR has come the way of erosion ravaged Amachara community, Umuahia South Council of Abia State, as the Federal Government, last week, commissioned a N400 million flood erosion contro

Gradual change in temperature and rainfall patterns in Darjeeling hills is beginning to affect production of the famous Darjeeling tea.

Though the State Forest Department claims that the forest cover of Odisha has developed in the last few years, by citing an aerial photographic survey, it cannot be accepted as true.

Although efforts at soil and water conservation are routinely viewed as instrumental in reducing vulnerability to climate change, their impact has rarely been quantified.

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have it rough in many ways. They are perhaps best known for their vulnerability to climate change, as a result of high poverty, rural populations, dependence on traditional agriculture, tourism-based economies and other factors.

Soil erosion is integrally linked to land degradation. The excessive soil loss resulting from poor land management has serious implications for crop productivity and food security, which calls for sustainable use of our soil resource.

As Majuli aims to be India’s first Carbon Neutral District by 2020, the ‘IORA Ecological Solutions’ and ‘Action on Climate Today’ on Tuesday launched a report on community climate risks assessment

In India, where population has seen enormous upsurge, environmental education has been made an integral component of the national education schedule

Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu also said that people in his state often fall prey to misinformation and thus carry a lot of negative notions about large dams.

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