Forests provide numerous goods and services that support life. The importance of forests in a country such as ours is even more significant considering the large amount of marginalised communities that depend on forests.

New Delhi: Taking note of the TOI report on excessive pruning of trees in Vasant Kunj, the forest department carried out a survey of the area on Sunday.

In its preliminary investigation is has found that several trees have been cut more than what the forest had issued permission for. The municipal corporation has also auctioned off the wood in violation of standing orders that say wood from pruned or felled trees has to be taken to crematoria. “Based on our findings we will be sending an advisory to the municipal corporation, asking how its horticulture department is so unaware of the proper procedure for pruning and why auctioning of wood is being carried out in violation of rules

Long-running native forest peace talks in Tasmania are again nearing a deal after collapsing last month.

In the 14 years since the first Asia-Pacific Forestry Sector Outlook Study was completed in 1998, the region has experienced tremendous change in nearly every aspect. These changes have been particularly profound in the forestry sector, especially in the context of increasing demands and expectations of society on forests and forestry.

More than two centuries after coal power helped forge the world’s first industrial economy, Britain is going back to burning wood.

The Forests in Pakistan are severely threatened by growing consumption of fuel wood and illegal logging.

In a bid to curb pollution levels in the city, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will start CNG-based facilities at four of its crematoriums.

Thiruvananthapuram: Wood-based industries in the State have been brought under the provisions of the Kerala Forestry Act with effect from April 19. R.

Wood heaters will be banned in the new residential suburbs of the Molonglo Valley, with the government citing threats to air quality in the large new development.

In a bid to encourage green technology, Bangladesh is set to unveil solar powered lights on one selected street and install solar powered traffic lights at intersections in the capital.

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