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    Uttarakhand’s Green Warrior

    Despite a debilitating impairment to his hip that has aged him beyond his years, Malara has kept his passion alive and grows fodder leaves,...

    Can Forests Undo Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic, Conflict?

    Trees can provide means for recovery and inclusive, resilient and sustainable economies, if action to unlock their potential is stepped up. For instance, the...

    ‘Plant for Pakistan’ initiative to reverse deforestation, combat climate change

    Pakistan’s billion trees afforestation project focuses on forestry, protected areas, national parks, clean energy, climate resilience, sanitation and water management. It is presently in...

    The new world wonder: a 100 million hectares wall to protect Africa

    The ambition is to restore 100 million hectares of currently degraded land and sequester 250 million tons of carbon by 2030. By Baher Kamal  / ...

    Environmental conflict threatens iconic Auroville

    A midnight action on a contentious development plan rattled the residents of Auroville in December 2021. The community is divided on the master plan...

    Reviving Rajasthan’s desert ecosystem with native trees, seed bank and people

    The Marwar region in western Rajasthan has been prone to desertification, groundwater salinity and soil nutrient loss. Now, a project on a plot of...

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    MENA Ushers in a Tool to Help Sex Workers Who Experience Violence

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    ‘Silent Demise’ of Vast Rangelands Threatens Climate, Food, Wellbeing of Billions: UNCCD

    Rangelands cover 54 per cent of all land; as much as 50 per cent are degraded, imperilling a sixth of...

    Another Pandemic “Absolutely Inevitable”, Warns UK’s Former Chief Scientific Adviser

    Sir Patrick Vallance was, however, optimistic about the Pandemic Preparedness Treaty that the World Heath Organisation is advocating for to...

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