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Brazil deforested 10,000 square km of Amazon rainforest in 2019 alone

Environmental advocates and scientific researchers blame the policies of right-wing president Bolsonaro for emboldening illegal loggers

11 Jun 2020 8:55 AM

More forest cover, less pandemic incidents: Madhya Pradesh study

The study has been conducted by the Madhya Pradesh forest department.

15 May 2020 10:33 AM

Deforestation changing the way monkeys communicate

Researchers have found that the vocal patterns of Howler monkeys seem to differ in response to different types of forest edge areas.

10 Jan 2020 5:43 PM

Protect the Western Ghats to tackle floods

India must stop deforesting its mountains if it wants to fight floods.

23 Sep 2019 4:07 PM

Man walks 800 km backwards in protest against deforestation: Indonesia

According to Bastoni, walking backwards is a metaphor for looking back at the past, and he wanted to pay homage to the country's history.

30 Jul 2019 6:41 PM

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IUCN releases updated Red List of endangered species

The Red List reveals the extent of wildlife and nature destruction caused by humans.

19 Jul 2019 7:11 PM

Reforestation most effective against climate change

Earth's land could support 4.4 billion hectares of continuous tree cover.

07 Jul 2019 12:31 PM

Bullet train to affect 54,000 mangroves, Maharashtra denies flood risk

State transport minister Diwakar Raote said state govt has proposed to plant five plants for each that will be cut for the project.

24 Jun 2019 8:58 PM

Local authorities conducting tree plantation drive

In Leh, tree plantation drive to stem spike in pollution.

19 May 2019 10:39 AM

Amazon forest’s systematic destruction under Bolsonaro

Here’s how the rainforests of Amazon in Brazil have suffered under the leadership of their current president, Jair Bolsonaro.

15 May 2019 2:49 PM

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In defence of Amazon

Indigenous chief Raoni from Brazil to travel across Europe to highlight the threats to the Amazon ecosystem.

14 May 2019 8:49 PM

Koalas on the verge of extinction

A report claims koalas are ‘functionally extinct’, but what does that mean?

13 May 2019 4:24 PM

Saving the planet and the human race

Up to a million of Earth's estimated eight million species face extinction, many of them within decades: UN report.

04 May 2019 8:17 PM

Pretty things, or maybe not?

Meghna Agarwal, a young artist, has decided to showcase her artwork which dwells on the effect of deforestation.

28 Apr 2019 7:35 AM

Amazon tribe’s first victory against oil companies

Waorani indigenous people from Ecuador succeed in preventing their land from being exploited for oil exploration by the government.

27 Apr 2019 11:48 AM

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Fading green cover

Shouldn’t the governments refrain from allotting green zones for industrial purposes?

25 Feb 2019 4:47 AM

Global forest growth limited by scarcity of water as climate warms up

Study analysis ring width measurements from trees across all continents, except Antarctica.

21 Jan 2019 4:24 PM

Organic farming impact climate, says study

Organically farmed food occupies larger land which impacts weather.

29 Dec 2018 3:12 PM

Don't cut anymore trees in Delhi till July 4, says Delhi High Court

'Has the green court allowed this tree-cutting?' HC questioned, saying the project would be on hold till July 2.

25 Jun 2018 1:02 PM

Climate change may slowly starve bamboo lemurs: study

The study analysed the anatomic, behavioural and paleontological data of lemurs along with climate data.

31 Oct 2017 3:40 PM

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