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Straw burning: NGT expresses regret for not involving forest m...

NGT was hearing a plea by environmentalist Vikrant Tongad seeking a ban on burning of agricultural waste/remnants in open fields. NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has expressed regret for not involving the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) in ... Economic Times, 1 month ago

Hufford: Misguided public policy hurts 'green building'

Texas foresters play an important role in keeping our land viable, while promoting smart growth at the same time. In Texas and nationwide, foresters have embraced "certification" to ensure land remains sustainable for the future. Sadly, ...
 Houston Chronicle1 week ago Texas A&M institute reports new information about land conversion losses in Texas  Feedlot2 weeks ago
NRDC Worldview

San Gabriel Mountains are Designated a National Monument

On Oct. 10 President Barack Obama designated 346,177 acres of national forest land in southern California's San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument. The designation will permanently protect the San Gabriel Mountains and increase outdoor ...
 Outdoor USA Magazine2 weeks ago White House makes green infrastructure key to climate resilience  GreenBiz1 week ago Presidential Proclamation -- San Gabriel Mountains National Monument  Noodls1 week ago Obama: New national monument is an issue of social justice  Washington Post2 weeks ago

UN launches 'game-changer' software to help developing countries monitor forests

Accurate information is crucial for governments to manage their natural resources sustainably, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization ( FAO ) said today as it announced the launch of new software it hopes will help developing nations ...
 Individual.com1 week ago FAO launches software to assist countries monitor state of forests  The Guardian Nigeria1 week ago Game-Changer Software to Help Developing Countries Monitor  Scoop1 week ago
Malawi Daily Times

Battle for the soul of Mt Mulanje Part II

Mulanje Mountain was gazzetted as a national forest reserve in 1927 mainly to protect the water catchment area and to control the extraction of the prized Mulanje Cedar. Between 1927 and 2000, the reserve shrunk by at least five times. This was ...
 Malawi Daily Times2 weeks ago Battle for the soul of Mt Mulanje: Part III  Malawi Daily Times2 weeks ago

IDFC : Nation's sick, policymakers sicker

The recently published IDFC's 'India Infrastructure Report 2013-14' sums it up quite aptly. It points out how India's health services are characterised by low expenditure on health. It underscores the fact that total health expenditure (both private ...
 4 Traders2 weeks ago Policy Watch: The nation is sick, its policymakers sicker  DNA India2 weeks ago
Ghana News Agency

Minister advocates forest conservation research

He also tasked all agencies in the forestry sector to address issues concerning policy, accountability and monitoring of systems to stem environmental degradation and protect the country's forests. "This will help minimise environmental impacts ...
 Ghana News Agency2 weeks ago

Forest chief: Water directive needs clarification

The U.S. Forest Service's effort to establish a consistent policy for considering underground water resources when making decisions that affect national forest lands is confusing and misleading, the head of the agency acknowledged Wednesday. U.S. Forest ...
 Sify1 month ago

Forest:SC grants six week time to Centre on national regulator

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to apprise it the steps taken to appoint a national regulator to oversee the implementation of forest policy. A forest bench, headed by Justice J S Kehar, posted the matter for hearing on September 15. The appointment ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
4 Traders

FAO Sets Standards to Improve National Forest Monitoring Systems

ROME, Oct. 10, 2014—FAO has launched free software tools that it hopes will improve the way many developing nations monitor the state of their forests to tackle deforestation and climate change. The tools are designed to assist countries through ...
 Sensors & Systems1 week ago FORIS Beteiligungs : FAO Launches Open Source Software Tools to Monitor, Improve State of World's Forests  4 Traders1 week ago FAO moves to improve forest monitoring systems  Afrique En Ligne1 week ago FAO Launches Open Source Software Tools to Monitor, Improve State of World's Forests  Individual.com1 week ago
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