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Rise in forest fire due to curbs on local communities: Report

Absence of a Forest Rights Act and restriction of local communities of Uttarakhand from entering into the state forests are major causes of forest fire, say environment activists.On Thursday, green activists from various organisations, including CASA-India, ... Prokerala, 1 month ago
Forest Right Committees Business Standard, 1 month ago
Govt to bring amendment to Deemed Forest Act Deccan Herald, 1 month ago

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VAM urges govt to take FRA route to save small encroachers

The Van Adhikar Manch, fighting for rights of tribals, today urged the state government to take Forest Rights Act route to save people from dispossession from forest lands, terming it as the only legally tenable option.
 DNA2 months ago Implement FRA to protect small encroacher from eviction: VAM  DNA2 months ago
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CVPPL pays Rs 433 crore compensation for hydropower project

The compensation includes diversion of forest land on the right bank of Marusadar river, land of Kishtwar high altitude national park and a corpus fund for protection and conservation of wildlife, an officer of the state Power Department said.
 Money Control2 months ago

Over 4 lakh forest land titles granted in Odisha

The Odisha government has so far granted 4.09 lakh individual titles and community titles under the Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006, a state minister said on Friday."While 4,03,760 individual titles have been distributed, 5,891 community titles have been ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

Terror at midnight: abduction trauma of Kenyan woman fighting for forests

By Katy Migiro NAIROBI, March 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As Wanjiku, a Kenyan land rights activist, stepped out of the minibus and into the night, two other passengers pushed her into a nearby car.
 DNA1 month ago

Forest Whitaker executive producing Angela Davis biopic

Actor Forest Whitaker has signed on to executive produce a movie about American civil rights activist Angela Davis.
 DNA1 month ago

Indigenous people best custodians of threatened forests, studies show

By Paola Totaro WASHINGTON, March 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Granting formal land rights to indigenous people living in the world's tropical forests is among the most effective, but underused, ways to stop illegal deforestation that fuels violence, ...
 DNA1 month ago

Evict Masakali forest encroachers in 4 months: SC to Karnataka

The Supreme Court has ordered Karnataka to identify encroachers in the Masakali reserve forest, Chikkamagaluru district, and ensure their removal and rehabilitation within four months. "It is submitted that the survey of the individual encroachments inside ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago SC directs Karnataka govt to remove encroachment from Maskali forests  Deccan Herald1 week ago

Core tiger areas may become human habitation-free

Forest dwellers and tribals living in critical tiger habitats or the core areas of tiger reserves may soon have to move out after losing their right to continue living there.
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Core areas of tiger reserves may soon become human habitation-free  Zee News1 week ago NTCA begins probe into tiger's death  Business Standard1 month ago

India's denial of rights to tribals in tiger reserves raises fears of violence

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, April 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Indian government has directed states not to grant rights to indigenous people and forest dwellers living in tiger reserves, a move that could hurt vulnerable communities, trigger clashes ...
 DNA2 weeks ago FEATURE-Tiger trumps man in Indian tribal villages  DNA2 months ago
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