User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Biodiversity :: Deforestation
Last updated: Jun 14 2019 04:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Cargill says food industry will miss zero deforestation goal 14.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Grains trader Cargill Inc said on Thursday it and the broader food industry will fail to meet the goal of eliminating deforestation by 2020 and pledged to do more to protect forests and native vegetation in Brazil.
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U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects 13.6.2019 Reuters: World News
The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that raised red flags for environmental ...
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In Meghalaya, tribal communities join hands to ensure that the hoolock gibbon’s song stays alive 10.6.2019 Scroll.in
Increasing human pressure is gnawing away at the forest, endangering the hooleng, as the species is called in Khasi.
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Govt depts set target to plant 10 lakh saplings 9.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Govt depts set target to plant 10 lakh saplings
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Minister Shyamkumar Mahud dept organises tree plantation programme at Lamdeng Khunou 9.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Minister Shyamkumar Mahud dept organises tree plantation programme at Lamdeng Khunou
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World Environment day observed across State, CM leads tree plantation in Ukhrul 7.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
World Environment day observed across State, CM leads tree plantation in Ukhrul
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Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation 6.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon deforestation amid a surge in tree-felling since President Jair Bolsonaro took office.
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Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro 5.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite system, as experts pointed to activity by illegal loggers encouraged by the easing of environmental protections under President Jair ...
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Ningols of Heirok launched poster campaign to save Heirok and Wangjing Rivers 4.6.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Ningols of Heirok launched poster campaign to save Heirok and Wangjing Rivers
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Vice President calls for equitable and people-centred sustainable development 22.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for achieving sustainable development that is equitable and people-centred and stressed the need for efficient and frugal use of natural resources.
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Destruction of forests, loss of species poses grave challenge : Venkaiah 22.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Chennai, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday destruction of forests and loss of species poses a grave challenge. Speaking at the International Day for Biodiversity celebrations here, he said ‘the grave challenge we face today is the destruction of forests and the loss of species.’ He said forests were an important component of ecosystem […]
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After 7-Hour Struggle Leopard Captured From Gujarat's Residential Area 19.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A leopard strayed into the police lines in Navsari on Saturday triggering panic among the residents. It took forest department personnel seven-hours to capture it.
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Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities: minister 17.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after discovering irregularities in spending, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Friday.
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MSF volunteers plant more than 1,000 saplings at Mt Koubru 7.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
MSF volunteers plant more than 1,000 saplings at Mt Koubru
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Tonsuring of Kourbru Hill; Government takes no interest to the massive deforestation being underway 7.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Tonsuring of Kourbru Hill; Government takes no interest to the massive deforestation being underway
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Indigenous Peoples, "Guardians Of Nature", Under Siege: Report 7.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
From Amazon rainforests to the Arctic Circle, indigenous peoples are leveraging ancestral knowhow to protect habitats that have sustained them for hundreds and even thousands of years, according to a...
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One Million Animal, Plant Species Face Extinction: UN 6.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Humanity is rapidly destroying the natural world upon which our prosperity -- and ultimately our survival -- depends, according to a landmark UN assessment of the state of Nature released Monday.
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Brazil led world in rainforest losses in 2018 despite decline from 2017: research group 27.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Brazil led the world in rainforest destruction last year, although deforestation in South America's largest country fell by 70 percent compared to 2017, according to an independent forest monitoring network.
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Climate change to blame as bark beetles ravage central Europe's forests 26.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes of central Europe's spruce forests which define the region's landscape.
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One Million Species Face Extinction Due To Humans, Says Draft UN Report 26.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Up to one million species face extinction due to human influence, according to a draft UN report obtained by AFP that painstakingly catalogues how humanity has undermined the natural resources upon...
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