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Resolving Human-Animal Conflict

On the sidelines of the release of the census data on tiger numbers in India on the International Tiger Day, the Union Environment Ministry along with the Department of Livestock & Animal Husbandry is currently exploring a new scheme for an insurance policy which will compensate all people who may lose their livestock to tiger ..



Draft Forest Policy, 2018

The ministry of environment, forest and climate change has framed a new draft National Forest Policy 2018 in March, 2018. The new forest policy aims to address the new realities – climate change, human-animal conflict and declining green cover. The features of the draft forest policy 2018 include: It aims to bring a minimum one-third ..


India’s forest & tree cover increased by 5, 081 Sq km: ISFR 2015

According to the recently released India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2015, India’s forest and tree cover has been increased by 5081 Square kilometre. The report was released by the Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi Key facts The total forest and tree cover in the country is 79.42 million hectare, which accounts ..