The government has to deal firmly in protecting and preserving forests by making policy changes wherever required.

The Tamil Nadu Forest Department had raised small plantations of indigenous tree species in different research centres to demonstrate the performance of less known tree species for popularizing their use. Once such Centre at Andhiyur namely Varattupallam Research Centre houses both indigenous and exotic species.

The State of the World's Forests 2012 (SOFO 2012), published by the FAO, argues that forests should be placed at the heart of a green economy.

New Delhi India has potential to make forest produce like wood and paper as major foreign exchange earner and UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) is ready to extend knowledge and technological assistance for the same, a top FAO official said on Thursday.

“India can turn wood and paper as its major export items by pursuing a sustainable forestry policy,” Eduardo Rojas Sriales, assistant director general, forestry department, FAO,

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank, will support Gujarat in the replication in five cities of the rooftop solar project, completed last month in Gandhinagar, in

The Department of Environment (DoE) has fined Tk 25 lakh to the owners of eight brickfields at Gurudaspur in Natore for burning woods illegally and damaging farmland.

UN chief Ban Ki-moon made a call to double global consumption of renewable energy over the next two decades in order to ensure sustainable economic development.

Impatient with the slow pace of international climate change negotiations, a small group of countries led by the United States is starting a program to reduce emissions of common pollutants that co

BEIJING: The Chinese forestry industry output rose by 24.1% year-on-year to 2.83 trillion yuan (about $448 billion), the government announced on Thursday.

This Bangladesh outlook report reflects on problems faced by the country’s forestry sector. By 2020 there will be a big gap between supply and demand for wood while people’s expectations of forestry will have increased in many new directions.

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