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FSI: 21.4% of forest cover prone to forest fires

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently released India State of Forest Report, 2019. The report predominantly talks about forest cover in the country. The report also mentions about forest fires in the country. Highlights of forest fire According to the report, 21.4% of Indian forests are prone to forest fires. The report ..

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Bandipur National Park

Bandipur National Park is a national park located in Karnataka, India.? The Bandipur National Park was formed by incorporating most of the forest areas in what was formerly the Venugopala Wildlife Park which had been established in 1941. The area was increased in 1985 and the entire region was renamed as the Bandipur National Park. ..

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India launches Green Agriculture project along with FAO to bring transformative change in farm sector

In New Delhi, the Government of India (GoI) along with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has recently launched the Green Agriculture project that seeks to bring transformative change in the farm sector through conservation of biodiversity and forest landscapes. The $33.5 million project is being funded by Global Environment Facility (GEF) and implemented by GoI’s ..

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Sikkim Government allows people to forge fraternal ties with trees

Sikkim Government has allowed people from state to forge fraternal ties with trees. In this regard, State Forests, Department has issued notification titled Sikkim Forest Tree (Amity & Reverence) Rules 2017. The purpose of this move is to preserve trees by encouraging people to forge relationship of brotherhood or sisterhood with trees through tradition practice ..

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