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    Bangladesh: 13 Per Cent Decrease in Forest Cover over Two Decades

    According to the department of forest there were a total of 1.88 million hectares of forest land in 2020, of which 116,328 hectares were...

    How Social Forestry and Private Investments Can Save Indonesia’s Forests

    Throughout Indonesia, traditional customs like Ri’i that belong to the country’s myriad ethnic groups and local communities are deeply intertwined in ongoing efforts to...

    Nepal’s Wild Tiger Population Triples Over 12 Years

    The Nepal government announced that the nation’s tiger population had increased from the baseline established in 2009 – an increase of over 190 per...

    Tree Loss In Tropics Casts Doubt Over Climate Goals

    Tropics lost 11.1 million hectares of forest cover in 2021, with the Amazon, Democratic Republic of Congo seeing the greatest losses. The need for...

    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...

    Study points to doubled carbon losses from deforestation in tropics in early 2000s

    According to a newly published study in the journal, Nature Sustainability, the acceleration of forest carbon loss highlights the urgent need to halt tropical...

    Beekeepers fear this year’s will be the worst honey harvest in decades

    Wild honey harvests have reduced as the indigenous, wild bees have not produced enough honey this year and experts say this is mainly due...

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    Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups Need Special Attention

    Civil society organisations play a critical role in monitoring the actions of the authorities, and hence, local NGOs, societies,...
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    Vigilance Needed to Avert Spread of Bird Flu to Humans

    Concerns on bird flu’s pandemic potential grew following its spread to dairy cows. Although of great concern there is...

    Groundbreaking Research on Air Pollution in North India by IIT Researchers

    Comparing the oxidative potential of Indian PM2.5 with countries across the Asia-Pacific and European regions reveals alarming findings. Indian PM's...

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    Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups Need Special Attention

    Civil society organisations play a critical role in monitoring...

    Vigilance Needed to Avert Spread of Bird Flu to Humans

    Concerns on bird flu’s pandemic potential grew following its...