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Jharkhand  /  Published 12.08.22

Jharkhand on a green mission

Jharkhand forest department has initiated a unique campaign to save trees by tying Rakhis to them in around 1,000 forest villages across 24 districts of the state, a forest official said on Friday. &...
By PTI in Ranchi, Dhanbad, Lohardag

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.05.22

Jharkhand: 1,600 forest fires in 2022

The Palamu Tiger Reserve (PTR) of Jharkhand has witnessed small or big forest fire incidents around 1,600 times this year, a senior official said. However, there is no report of any damage to wild an...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Medininagar

Opinion  /  Published 24.01.22

Myopic vision: forest report

There is nothing to be gained by missing the wood for the trees. According to the India State of Forest Report 2021 — a biennial report released by the Forest Survey of India — the forest ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.20

Lessons from the wilderness

The recorded forest area in India stands at 24.56 per cent; but the actual forest cover is only 21.67 per cent. Not all notified forests are ‘forests’. The first national forest policy in 1952 set...
By C.R. Bijoy

India  /  Published 31.12.19

Incremental rise in forest cover

India’s forest cover has grown by 3,976sqkm, or about twice the size of the Calcutta Metropolitan Area, over the past two years but seven states, including six in the Northeast, have lost forests.Th...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 30.12.19

States in Northeast lose forest cover

The Northeast, which is one of the 17 biodiversity hotspots of the world, has lost 765 square km of forest cover during 2017-19.Overall, the country has gained 3,976 square km forest cover.The India S...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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