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Uttarakhand forest fires: Centre d..

Uttarakhand fire roars over forest rights failure

The root cause behind one of the biggest ongoing environmental disasters in the country is still blurry, but what is evident is the unceremonious isolation of local communities from forests in Uttarakhand. The government has employed over 6,000 personnel to ... Business Line, 7 hours ago
The Freepress Journal

Eco disaster unfolds in Uttarakhand hills

12:52 am Dehradun : It could have been a scene taken right from Australia, where forest fires are so very common. But no, this is our own beloved state Uttarakhand. With major fires blighting around 1,900 hectares of forests in Uttarakhand, the ...
 The Freepress Journal1 day ago Forest fires: 3 dead, 14 burnt as personnel lack suits, meds, water  Hindustan Times5 hours ago Did the timber mafia cause the forest fires?  Rediff.com12 hours ago Nearly 378 Forest Fire Broke Out Due to Rise in Temperature  Outlook India13 hours ago

Forest guardians pay a heavy price

The world's tropical forests are a key part of slowing climate change, and ensuring indigenous peoples have land rights is essential to protecting them, US-based
 EnvironmentGuru.com5 days ago Urban forest protections may not be enough under proposed Unitary Plan hours ago EU Forest Watch Issue 214 - April 2016  FERN.org3 days ago Good news for state's forests days ago

Alec Baldwin, Helen Clark join indigenous leaders calling for forest protections and land rights to combat climate change

Actor, producer, and activist Alec Baldwin echoes the call to uphold Indigenous land rights as a means to protect the forest. On the eve of the signing of the Paris Climate Agreement, Indigenous leaders from around the world gathered in New York ...
 Eco-Business6 days ago To protect Philippine forests, may the "tribal force" be with you  Eco-Business3 days ago Alec Baldwin, Helen Clark call for forest protection and land rights  EnvironmentGuru.com4 days ago Sawmillers protest government's move to give away forest  Zambia Post1 week ago

Fishermen's vote for forest rights in Sundarbans

Fishermen may turn the tide in the Sundarbans these elections. Over 2 lakh forest-dependent people, predominantly fishermen living in six Assembly constituencies of South 24-Parganas, have decided to vote for candidates who have promised to implement the ...
 The Telegraph3 days ago Fishermen's demand: Right to fish in the Sunderbans  HT Syndication1 week ago

‘Implement Forest Rights Act properly’

Members of the Pazhangudi Makkal Viduthalai Kootamaippu staged a demonstration on Wednesday demanding that the Forest Rights Act 2006 of the State Government be implemented properly.The organisation s...
 The Hindu1 week ago Implement Forest Rights Act properly  The Hindu1 week ago Forest fables: Q&A with Nandana Dev Sen  DNA3 weeks ago Sit-in 'Satyagraha' by farmers enters second day in Maharashtra  DNA1 month ago

Tamil Nadu: NHRC seeks report on straying wild animals killing people in Nilgiris

The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) today issued notices to the Chief Conservator of Forests, Tamil Nadu and District Collector of Nilgiris on a complaint alleging that wild animals straying into the inhabited areas near the forest of Nilgiris have ...
 News on Air3 weeks ago NHRC seeks report on wild animals straying into villages  The Hindu2 weeks ago NHRC seeks report on wild animals causing loss to life in Tamil Nadu  Business Standard3 weeks ago

New port for Mumbai, Rs 68,000 crore for infrastructure

(Left to Right) Prakash Javadekar, Union MoS for environment, forest and climate change, Suresh Prabhu, Union minister for Railways and Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, Nitin Gadkari, Union minister of shipping, road transport and highways during ...
 Asian Age2 months ago Will contest BJP plus in TN polls: Javadekar  Sify1 month ago India to ratify COP 21 climate agreement on April 22: Prakash Javadekar  Asian Age4 weeks ago 'Unholy' alliances cannot defeat 'holy' BJP: Javadekar  Sify2 weeks ago
Business Standard

'Tribals have right to engage in agriculture'

The Forest Acts implemented by the governments in the post-independence era have caused devastation in the lives of tribals, Dakshina Bharata Adivasi Parishat president Gunashekharan said. He was speaking at the state executive committee meeting of Karnataka ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Chhattisgarh govt cancels tribal rights over forests to facilitiate coal mining  Business Standard2 months ago
The Hindu

Habitat rights for Mankidia tribe in the offing

Mankidias, a semi-nomadic primitive tribal group (PTG), nestled in dense forests of Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, may finally have a recognised habitat right.The Mayurbhanj district administration has...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
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