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Category: forests
Last updated: Mar 30 2020 23:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India might soon implement a plan to ensure that businesses consider their human rights impact 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
Experts have hailed the move, but also called for more attention to indigenous land rights and corporate accountability.
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Maharashtra overshoots target, plants over 52 crore trees in two years 13.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Forest department plants 28.5 crore trees between monsoon of 2017 and 2019, over 81% survive
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Whose land is it anyway: Of India’s 703 ongoing conflicts, 25% are in tribal areas 8.3.2020 Scroll.in
Dalits remains the largest social group that are unable to own land.
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Mason, athlete, mushroom mahila awarded by President 8.3.2020 Rediff: News
The winners for the year 2019 are from fields as diverse as agriculture, sports, handicrafts, afforestation and wildlife conservation, armed forces and education.
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Ground zero for red sanders smugglers 23.2.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Vellore shares a border with Andhra Pradesh. Red sanders smuggling is a major issue here with villagers going over to the Seshachalam forests near Tir
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Climate change policies will continue to fall short unless we hand the mic to those most hurt by it 14.2.2020 Scroll.in
A People’s Climate Report tells stories of traditional forest dwellers in Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Sundarbans.
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Why Modi government’s LPG scheme has failed to take off in Odisha’s forest-dependent villages 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Around 75% of the residents of one village have received an LPG connection. But only 5% refill it regularly.
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The national policy that governs India’s forests has not been updated since 1988 11.1.2020 Scroll.in
A new National Forest Policy is required to factor in climate change, pollution and forest dwellers’ land rights.
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Trump to overhaul environmental review process, dismiss climate impacts - sources 6.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The Trump administration will unveil new regulations on Wednesday, which would limit the types of projects like highways and pipelines that require environmental review and no longer require federal agencies to weigh their climate impacts, sources familiar with the plan ...
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In Odisha, a coal mining project has undone years of tree-conservation efforts in one fell swoop 3.1.2020 Scroll.in
In Talabira village, a green expanse has been replaced by a checkerboard of tree stubs.
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Lanthungching Village celebrates golden jubilee 3.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Lanthungching Village celebrates golden jubilee
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Candlelight vigil against CAA at MU 29.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Candlelight vigil against CAA at MU
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In a Himachal village, folklore has shaped residents’ relationship with leopards 28.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Residents have co-existed with wildlife for years. But government attempts at conservation threaten to disrupt this.
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Jharkhand’s attempts to enclose sacred groves stirred fears of land grab and religious imposition 25.12.2019 Scroll.in
The welfare department’s gherabandi scheme sought to build walls around ‘sarnas’. But locals’ response was mixed.
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New Sangai enclosure opened to public 8.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
New Sangai enclosure opened to public
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Remembering Dr. B.R. Ambedkar: A Discourse on Tribal Justice & Legacy of Ambedkarism 6.12.2019 Assam Times
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Tribal Couple Ostracised In Kerala; Seeks Government Intervention 23.11.2019 NDTV News - South
An elderly tribal couple, lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his "Mann Ki Baat" for opening a library in a deep forest area in Kerala, have been ostracised by their own community for...
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Devdutt Pattanaik and Amruta Patil pick a minor myth for their graphic novel about forest mystique 23.11.2019 Scroll.in
Kitchens, appetites and the symbolic richness of the forest feature in this collaborative story starring the mythical figure of Katyayani.
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What sedition cases against 10,000 Adivasis in Jharkhand reveals about Indian democracy 20.11.2019 Scroll.in
An interview with Dayamani Barla, a social activist who is contesting the assembly election from Khunti, the district at the centre of the Pathalgadi movement.
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Ambitious $7.5 Million Project To Link Manas, Kanchenjunga Reserves 17.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
If a bio-diversity project in the Northeast develops the way the United Nations has planned, Assam's Manas Biosphere Reserve will be linked to the Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve in Sikkim and Bengal,...
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