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Deforestation Wiped 8% of Amazon Forest Since 2000

Deforestation has wiped out 8% of the Amazon rainforest in just 18 years, according to a study released Tuesday. The swath of land destroyed between...

Study: Re-Wilding Big Prey Animals Help Restoring Tiger Habitat

A new Wildlife Conservation Society-led first-of-its-kind study shows how to fully restore a key tiger landscape by re-wilding it with big, juicy prey animals. Publishing...

Forest Rights Act Being Executed in Jammu And Kashmir

The Forest Rights Act is being implemented in Jammu and Kashmir as efforts are afoot to grant and safeguard the rights of forest dwellers...

Kerala Tourism Launches A Project To Create Miyawaki Model Micro Forests

In a major green initiative, Kerala Tourism launched a project to create Miyawaki model micro forests at 22 tourism spots in 12 districts across...

Increase in Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon Causes Massive Forest Destruction

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon increased 34.5 per cent between August 2019 and July 2020, with a total of 9,205 square km of forest...

Back to the Soil With Organic Farming

By Sukant Deepak A banker from Canada, a resort director, a top executive in a leading IT company and a senior corporate communications professional with...

Amazon Rainforest Fires May Increase Glacier Melting: Study

Researchers have found that burning of the rainforest in southwestern Amazonia (the Brazilian, Peruvian and Bolivian Amazon) may increase the melting of tropical glaciers...

Uttarakhand High Court Bans the Use of Red Chilli Powder to Drive Away Elephants

After the Uttarakhand High Court banned the practice of using red chillies and chilly bombs to drive away the elephants, the local people are...

Risk to Obscure Creature, Highlights Pangolin Seizures in Asia

Huge seizures in recent years of trafficked pangolins have drawn worldwide attention to the threat of extinction faced by these armadillo-like anteaters. It will come...

An Application That Monitors Forest Resources And Helps Management

A web-based application that monitors the impact of successful forest-rights claims can help rural communities manage resources better and improve their livelihoods, according to...

Wetlands Disappearing Faster Than Forests Due to Climate Change: Report

A new report warns that wetlands are disappearing three times faster than the world’s forests, with serious consequences for all life on earth due...

Environment Gets A Helping Hand From Philanthropists

Leading philanthropists pledged hundreds of millions of dollars to rescue shrinking tropical forests that suck heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, on the eve...

Jadav Molai Peyang: Forest Man of India

There are many international organizations that have been working to save our planet from many harms of deforestation but there is one Indian man...

Unspoiled lands disappearing from face of the Earth at an alarming pace, finds Study

Only 11.6 million square miles remain worldwide as biologically and ecologically intact regions without notable human disturbance The wilderness losses in the past two...

Man prays to Elephant-headed Deity, Ganesha to stop frequent Jumbo deaths in Coimbatore

Recently, there have been consecutive deaths of elephants in the Nilgiris and other surrounding areas of Coimbatore Vikas Muntot, a resident of Coimbatore,...

With luxury encroaching in forest areas, tribals fear for their existence

Tribals living in the buffer zone say that they are being "urged" to move by choosing one of the "government relocation packages" i.e...

Raid on Forest Officer’s House yields Rs 2 Crore in Cash, Gold and Animal Parts in Assam

Assam Police recovered animal parts, Rs 2 crore in cash and gold from two residences of a divisional forest officer (DFO) of Assam ...

Man Vs Wild: People trying to coexist with Tigers at Sunderbans

It is man versus wild at Sunderbans, where surviving everyday is a struggle. Suderbans  (a United Nations World Heritage site) is the world’s largest mangrove...

Study estimates around 3 trillion trees across the globe

By NewsGram Staff-Writer Washington: A new study has estimated that at least 3 trillion trees are currently present on earth. This is much more than...

Urban Forestry: The panacea to all problems and needs of urban society

By Nithin Sridhar The Union Government has decided to start an “urban forest” program and through the program, it will plant trees in those areas...

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