Deforestation

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Massive searches launched in Kupwara forests

Fayaz BukhariArmy displaying arms and ammunition recovered from a hideout in Baramulla forests. -Excelsior/Aabid NabiSRINAGAR, July 27: Army has launched massive search operations in North Kashmir forests along the Line of Control (LoC) following reports ... [Published Daily Excelsior.com - 7 hours ago]
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Philippines: Trees for climate change mitigation

Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: Leandria P. Pagunsan DUMAGUETE CITY, July 25 (PIA) -- Trees are very important in sustainng ecological balance in order to mitigate the bad impacts of climate change. This was the statement ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Activist’s call to scrap forests Bill

Environment Tasmania spokesman Phil Pullinger says the legislation should be rejected or substantially changed. Source: News LimitedIN an effort to salvage some conservation gains made under the Tasmanian Forest Agreement, environment groups have asked ... [Published Tasmania Mercury - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Brazil’s indigenous tribes: The low cost solution to climate change?

Traditional communities living in harmony with nature need greater support from governments, says reportIndigenous populations such as the Tukano live on parts of the Upper Rio Negro (Pic: Flickr/dany13 )By Fabíola Ortiz in Rio de JaneiroIndigenous communities ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Joint Survey to Identify Forest, Revenue Land: Forest Minister

BANGALORE: Forest Minister B Ramanath Rai has said the revenue and forest departments would conduct a joint survey to identify the land owned by each.Replying to a debate on the demand for grants to the Forest Department in the Legislative Council recently, ... [Published New Indian Express - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

How Business Can Tackle Deforestation

This global event combatting deforestation is designed to be an annual meeting place that discusses the trends, debates the issues, connects the key players and drives change. Through an interactive and engaging agenda, and by bringing together the corporate ... [Published Eco-Business - 4 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

7/28/2014: METRO: 10 forest officials suspended for laxity

Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav suspended 10 forest officials for dereliction of duty on Sunday. Forest officer Manoj Kumar Shukla and regional forest officer Pilibhit Rajiv Mishra had been placed under suspension by the CM, an official spokesman said. ... [Published Hindustan Times - 5 hours ago]
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Tree Tourism to Boost Green Cover

NEW DELHI: Worried over the dwindling green cover in the cities, the Minister of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has proposed ‘tree tourism’ to generate interest among local people and nature enthusiasts to preserve green areas and enhance tree cover.The ... [Published New Indian Express - 5 hours ago]
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Poor response to forest fund scheme

NASHIK: The forest department has received low response for its secret funds provision, introduced by the Maharashtra government in 2013 for people who provide vital information for protection of forest and wildlife. The department has appealed that more ... [Published Times of India - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Strong appetite for plantations

A PRIVATE investor has bought a million-dollar portfolio of four blue gum plantations in Western Victoria, as more smaller investors zero in on the sector.Located in the Western Districts and the Eastern Grampian regions, the four properties covering ... [Published North Queensland Register - 6 hours ago]
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A Gandhian spin to sustainable development

Posted On Monday, July 28, 2014 at 02:04:20 AMIn a world plagued with environmental deforestation, the principles of non-violence, propagated by Mahatma Gandhi could help achieve the balance between environment and development.This thought forms the crux ... [Published AhmedabadMirror.com - 7 hours ago]
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Use National Tree Fund to restore our forest cover

It is reported in the National Forest Plan 2011/12-2020/21 that within a period of 15 years from 1990, Uganda’s forest cover had reduced by approximately 1.3 million hectares, representing an average annual deforestation rate of 1.8 per cent.This rate ... [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 7 hours ago]

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Digambar Pagar, divisional forest officer (vigilance) said that the department has not received much response. "Over the past one year, the department has disbursed up to Rs 5,000 to people who have informed about illegal activities in forest areas, whereas the actual amount allotted is up to Rs 10,000" said Pagar
"Some owners are now looking to consolidate operations within close proximity to ports or where they have a critical mass of high-performing assets, and properties located outside of the 100 kilometre to 150 kilometre distance from a port or situated in less desirable growing country are now being snapped up by private investors and local graziers" Mr Manuel said
"We have tried our best to cure the animal, but it could not stand up despite using crane" Forest Range Officer, P K Sahu said
Pardeshi also held a meeting with sarpanches of Ghanoti, Pombhurna, Devai, Berdi and Kasarghat and people of Ghanoti. "Pardeshi explained to them that a tigress and its two cubs are responsible for the recent human kills. However, capturing three tigers is quite impossible hence forest department will take measures to drive them away deeper into the forest" said a villager, Pravin Chichghare, who was present in the meeting

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How Business Can Tackle Deforestation [Published Eco-Business - 4 hours ago]
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A Gandhian spin to sustainable development [Published AhmedabadMirror.com - 7 hours ago]
Massive searches launched in Kupwara forests [Published Daily Excelsior.com - 7 hours ago]
Use National Tree Fund to restore our forest cover [Published Uganda Daily Monitor - 7 hours ago]
Lions, Lioness, locals plant saplings [Published Sangai Express - 7 hours ago]
Akhilesh suspends 10 forest officials [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 7 hours ago]
Female elephant dies [Published The Echo Of India - 8 hours ago]
Public environmental review set for Aug. 7 [Published Pike County Journal-Reporter - 8 hours ago]
Forest restoration drive in Manas [Published Assam Tribune - 8 hours ago]
Forest department to drive away tigress, 2 cubs [Published Times of India - 8 hours ago]
DAV organises seminar on forest, water conserva... [Published New Delhi Pioneer - 9 hours ago]
Centre eases rules for trees on private land [Published Business Standard India - 10 hours ago]
‘Change private forest land records in 10 days’ [Published Times of India - 10 hours ago]
Loup Lines shares scope of tree seedling program [Published Custer County Chief - 11 hours ago]
Invoking Buddha to Protect Forests [Published Public Radio International - 11 hours ago]
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Philippines: Trees for climate change mitigation [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 1 hour ago]
Source: Government of the PhilippinesCountry: Philippines By: Leandria P. Pagunsan DUMAGUETE CITY, July 25 (PIA) -- Trees are very important in sustainng ecological balance in order to mitigate the bad impacts of climate change. This was the statement ...
Forest / Wild Fire - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 26 2014]
EDIS Number: WF-20140726-44674-USA Date / time: 26/07/2014 04:31:40 [UTC] Event: Forest / Wild Fire Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Oregon Location: [Wallowa-Whitman National Forest ] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
Northwest wildfires: We broke the forests, now ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Jul 24 2014]
The Northwest is ablaze. Both Washington and Oregon are in official states of emergency as dozens of fires burn on forests and rangelands. Rainy weather in some areas has helped firefighters in the past few days, but according to the federal government’s ...
World: Environment and Humanitarian Action: Inc... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 24 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: World A STUDY UNDERTAKEN FOR THE JOINT UNEP/OCHA ENVIRONMENT UNIT Executive Summary Destruction of livelihoods and deforestation as a result of brick production for humanitarian ...
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