There are many cities where the forest department has its land but there are no forest on it.
Last week, the Indian Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change released the India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2021. The report showed a continuing increase in forest cover across the country, but a decline in
India reported 345,989 forest fires from November 2020 to June 2021, according to the State of Forests Report, 2021 (SoFR, 2021), released on 13 January 2022. This is the highest recorded in the country for this period so far.
A new World Resources Institute (WRI) India paper explores how growing trees in agroforestry systems — a landscape restoration technique where farmers add trees to their land — and in and near cities can bring socio-economic and ecological benefits to people and the planet. The US Department of Agriculture defines agroforestry
It was a miscalculation. American farmers held back from selling corn last summer because they expected prices to go up as the rains failed and corn production fell. And it was expected that the dry spell would continue. It did not. There was plentiful rain, a bumper crop, and the resulting
Talking to Latino voters in Nevada about President Joe Biden, immigration activist Rico Ocampo says one issue keeps coming up: they are disappointed at what they see as his failure to expand protections for immigrants in the US illegally. Ocampo, who works for the pro-immigrant
Ask historians to name America’s greatest foreign policy blunders, and you’ll often hear a litany of misbegotten interventions — Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan and other wars that went awry. But some of America’s biggest failures have been errors of omission rather than commission
Immigrants are good for this country. They work critical jobs, pay taxes, build businesses and introduce many of our favourite foods and cultural innovations (doughnuts, anyone?). But for decades, powerful players have chosen the self-serving politics of division over sensible immigration