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  • Kendu Leaf

    Why in News Recently, several children were seen collecting kendu (Tendu) leaves in Odisha’s Kalahandi district. Key...

    30 Jul 2021 Forest Resources

  • India’s Forest Cover & Wasteland

    Why in News Recently, the Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) informed Rajya Sabha about the forest area in the...

    27 Jul 2021 Forest Resources

  • Genome of Salt-secreting Mangrove Species Decoded

    Why in News Recently, the scientists for the first time have decoded the reference-grade whole genome sequence of a highly salt-tolerant and...

    23 Jul 2021 Forest Resources

  • Amazon Forests: No Longer Carbon Sinks

    Why in News According to a recent study, Amazon Forests have started emitting Carbon dioxide (CO2) instead of absorbing it. Growing trees and...

    16 Jul 2021 Forest Resources

  • Heritage Trees

    Why in News The Maharashtra Cabinet has passed an action plan to protect and preserve trees older than 50 years in urban areas by terming them...

    11 Jun 2021 Forest Resources

  • Death of 186 Elephants in 10 Years

    Why in News According to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), a total of 186 elephants were killed after being hit by...

    17 May 2021 Forest Resources

  • The Global Forest Goals Report 2021: UN Report

    Why in News According to the United Nations’ Global Forest Goals Report 2021, Covid-19 pandemic has aggravated the challenges faced by...

    30 Apr 2021 Forest Resources

  • Types of Forests in India

    Introduction Definition of Forest: At present, in India, there is no clear nationally-accepted definition of ‘forest’. States are...

    26 Apr 2021 Forest Resources

  • Satkosia Tiger Reserve

    Why in News Recently, the National Tiger Conservation Authority has asked Odisha to submit a status report on the adverse impact of tourism on...

    26 Dec 2020 Forest Resources

  • Deemed Forests in Karnataka

    Why in News Recently, Karnataka has announced that it would declassify 6.64 lakh hectares (nearly 67%) of the 9.94 lakh hectares of deemed forests...

    19 Nov 2020 Forest Resources

  • Madhuca Diplostemon: Rediscovered in Kerala

    Why in News Recently, Madhuca diplostemon tree has been rediscovered after a gap of more than 180 years from a sacred grove in Kollam district,...

    15 Oct 2020 Forest Resources

  • Inadequate Compensatory Afforestation

    Why in News According to a recent study on compensatory afforestation in lieu of forest diversion for development of projects in Himachal...

    05 Oct 2020 Forest Resources

  • Campaign to Remove Lantana: Rajasthan

    Why in News A special drive to uproot the invasive Lantana bushes in the Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary in Rajasthan’s Udaipur district has...

    29 Sep 2020 Forest Resources

  • Climate Change and Forest Fire Link

    Why in News Scientists note that human-induced climate change promotes the conditions on which wildfires depend. Key Points Wildfire: Also...

    28 Sep 2020 Forest Resources

  • Sandalwood Spike Disease

    Why in News India’s sandalwood trees are facing a serious threat due to Sandalwood Spike Disease (SSD). Key Points The natural population...

    28 Sep 2020 Forest Resources

  • Leuser Ecosystem

    Why in News Recently, an investigation by the global watchdog Rainforest Action Network (RAN) has shown that various food, cosmetics and finance...

    26 Sep 2020 Forest Resources

  • Net Present Value of Forests

    Why in News The Ministry of Mines has requested the Forest Advisory Committee (Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change) to exempt digging...

    12 Sep 2020 Forest Resources

  • Indian Forest Act, 1927

    The Indian Forest Act,1927 aimed to regulate the movement of forest produce, and duty leviable forest produce. It also explains the procedure to be...

    03 Sep 2020 Forest Resources

  • World Elephant Day

    Why in News The World Elephant Day is celebrated on 12th August every year to spread awareness for the conservation and protection of the largest...

    13 Aug 2020 Forest Resources

  • Agatti Island of Lakshadweep

    Why in News Recently, the southern bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has granted an interim stay on felling of coconut trees on Agatti...

    03 Aug 2020 Forest Resources

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