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To cut carbon emissions, give communities rights to forest land - report

To cut carbon emissions, give communities rights to forest lan...

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Giving forest communities secure rights to their land is an effective but underused way to limit carbon emissions from deforestation, a report showed on Thursday. Communities are far more likely to stop trees ... AlertNet, 1 week ago

New Report Claims Strengthening Community Forest Rights is Critical Tool to Fight Climate Change

A new report has found that strengthening community forest rights could help reduce tonnes of carbon emissions and could help the government meet climate goals and protect the forests. The report, called "Securing Rights, Combating Climate Change: ...
 MedIndia2 days ago Community-managed forests help tackle climate change  Blue & Green Tomorrow5 days ago Forest Loss and Climate: Empowering Communities Can Help (Op-Ed)  LiveScience.com21 hours ago Strengthening Community Forest Rights Mitigates Climate Change  Big News Network2 days ago

National Committee on Forest Rights Act (FRA) Recommendations Highlights

Based on the National Committee on Forest Rights Act (FRA) recommendations, comprehensive guidelines and instructions have been issued, which highlight – · ensuring communication of the reasons to the claimant in the event of modification or ...
 PIB7 hours ago Forum for security to forest staff  The Telegraph1 week ago Tribal voters & yield of Forest Rights Act  Down to Earth2 months ago
NRDC Worldview

Forest slams ASA decision on DoH smoking ad claims

Smoking rights campaign group Forest has clashed with the Advertising Standards Authority and the Department of Health over claims in a television ad that smoking can cause "mutations"
 Big News Network17 hours ago DSM's Dyneema® HMPE Fiber-based Forestry Ropes Offer Unique Benefits to the Forest Industry  OMNexus22 hours ago Forestry industry calls for assurance CSIRO forestry scientists will be retained  ABC Online2 days ago CM asks Forest department to submit Action Plan on JFMCs within 15 days  Tripura Info3 days ago
World Bulletin

CIA ran secret Qaeda jail in Polish forest, EU rules

The CIA ran a secret jail on Polish soil, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday, piling pressure on Poland, one of Washington’s closest allies, to break its long silence about the global programme for detaining Al Qaeda suspects. The court ...
 Asian Age6 days ago European court: CIA ran secret jail in a Polish forest  World Bulletin1 week ago CIA Ran Secret Torture Jail In Poland, Rules European Court Of Human Rights  Eurasia Review6 days ago European Court Rules CIA Ran Secret Al-Qaeda Jail in Polish Forest  International Business Times UK6 days ago
New Indian Express

14 Years on, TN Gets Rights over 2K Acres of Forest Land on Andhra Border

VELLORE: After a 14-year legal battle, the forest officials in Vellore have established the State government's rights over 2,584 acres of thick forest in Paradarami Reserve Forest bordering Vellore in Tamil Nadu and Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh. B ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago Triple power ink for forest rights  The Telegraph2 months ago

14 Lakh Titles Distributed and 30 Lakh Claims Disposed Under Forest Rights Act, 2006

As per the information received till 31st May, 2014, as many as 37,64,315 claims have been filed and 14,36,290 titles have been distributed under the Forest Rights Act, 2006. 34,421 titles were ready for distribution. A total of 30,57,126 claims have been ...
 PIB2 weeks ago

NDA govt working to dilute forest rights act

The Centre is working on a proposal to exempt promoters of projects like roads, pipelines and transmission lines in forest areas from seeking the consent of the gram sabha as per the forests rights act (FRA).
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago Working plan lapses: Govt wants responsibilities to be fixed  Times of India2 months ago

Greens blame forest cover loss on Forest Rights Act

The fact is revealed by ISFR 2013 that states that Maharashtra lost 25 sq km in 12 tribal districts since 2011. Official figures show that at the end of March 2014, titles for 2.40 lakh acres forest land were granted under the FRA. Maximum forest land has ...
 Economic Times3 weeks ago

NHRC seeks report from Assam govt and police

National Human Rights Commission today sought report from Assam government and police on allegations of firing by forest personnel at helpless villagers during Khagrabari violence. According to an NHRC statement released today, notices in this regard have ...
 Business Standard2 months ago NHRC issues notice to UP Govt over Lakhimpur fire incident  Business Standard1 month ago
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