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Training imparted on bamboo propagation & vermicompost

JONAI, Sept 24 - The Jorhat-based Rain Forest Research Institute (RFRI) set up under the Indian Council of Forest Research and Education, in association with Jonai Forest Range Office (Dhemaji Forest Division), organised a skill development training on ... The Assam Tribune, 2 months ago

Earth turned into a snowball 300 million years ago, says study

Scientists from Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany found that when trees in vast forests died during the Carboniferous and Permian periods, the carbon dioxide (CO2) they absorbed from the atmosphere while growing was buried. Berlin: ...
 Zee News2 months ago Coal formation almost turned Earth into a snowball: study  Business Standard2 months ago

Delhi smog: ASSOCHAM sends SOS to govt. seeking innovative solutions

Different ministries, departments as well as universities, research institutions and organisations alike must come together and also engage top-tier professionals to chart out a systematic, clear timetable and roadmap for tackling air pollution and curbing ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Shun axing of trees for projects, translocate them, Centre urged

Officials from the Institute of Wood Science and Technology (IWST) and the Forest department, on Monday, urged the Central government to make a policy decision to translocate as many trees as possible, instead of cutting them for infrastructure projects.
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Corporates keen on forest dept. export certification

Corporates hankering for quality and human resource development certifications dished out by global and Indian certifying organizations so far, are now making a beeline for eco-friendly ones. While bag-a-green certificate trend is gaining momentum among ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Threats to our forests

Does it ever surprise you that large forest patches still exist in India alongside our growing populations and ever-increasing expansions? India is host to one of the richest forest habitats in the world. But like all natural ecosystems today, our forests are ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

'Officials need more clarity on Forest Rights Act'

Director of Scheduled Tribes Development department has said that officials need more clarity on the Forest Rights Act (FRA). He was addressing a gathering during a workshop on 'Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Symbiosis Drops ‘University’ Tag After UGC Order; 300 Engineering Colleges May Be Shut Down!

In a major, unexpected twist of events, two of India’s largest and most prominent educational institutes: Symbiosis in Pune and Christ in Bengaluru have decided to drop ‘University’ tag from their names with immediate effect after an order from UGC.
 Trak.in1 week ago
Business Standard

Snow leopard spotted in Tirthan Valley for the first time

A snow leopard has been spotted for the first time, in Tirthan Valley of the Great Himalayan National Park, in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.The picture was taken by a trap camera installed by Megha Bandyopadhyay, a research scholar of Wildlife Institute ...
 Business Standard2 days ago

Mumbai logs world's highest leopard density

In what comes as a major boost to Mumbai, the number of leopards at the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) has gone up to 40. This essentially means that Mumbai now has the highest leopard density in the world. "We have now 40 leopards in the SGNP. We are ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
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