23 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Promising development without destruction of environment, the government said it would simplify procedures for green clearances while stepping up efforts to get Rs 35,000 crore, stuck in litigations, released for afforestation.
10 Oct 2011
The accelerating pace of deforestation has lead to fluctuation in day and night temperature of Uttarakhand, reveals a study by Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology.
24 Feb 2014
Washington: Google has launched a new website that allows users to watch and track deforestation all over the world in near real-time.
16 Nov 2013
Warsaw: Investments in a UN plan to halt deforestation could suffer as UN climate talks in Warsaw have failed to agree rules to guarantee the rights of indigenous people and to protect local biodiversity, observers said.
06 Dec 2011
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon region fell to its lowest in 23 years in the year through July, the government said on Monday, attributing the drop to its tougher stance against illegal logging.
18 Sep 2014
Patna: Highlighting the adverse impact of deforestation, Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Thursday said his government has set a target to increase the state's green cover to 20 per cent.
23 Oct 2011
In a bid to check the illegal cutting down of trees and protect forest cover in the state, the Himachal Pradesh Forest and Environment Department is going to start a surveillance pilot project that will keep a tab on such illegal activities through satellite.
04 Aug 2014
Kolkata: The vast mangrove forest in the Sunderbans is fast losing its capacity to absorb carbon dioxide, one of the main greenhouse gases, from the atmosphere due to rise in the salinity of water, rampant deforestation and pollution, a study has found.
29 Mar 2014
London: Lights will be switched off in homes, offices and famous landmarks at 8.30 pm on Saturday for an hour to mark WWF's annual Earth Hour. Millions of people around the globe will participate in the celebration of the eighth edition of the Earth Hour to show their support for environmental issues ranging from deforestation to energy efficiency, a daily reported.