Around 40 young Tunisian volunteers gather on a bare hill in the central region of Siliana. Their weekend mission -- revive a burned forest by planting Aleppo pine shoots.
The Indian Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has issued a directive earlier this month making re-grassing of mined-out areas mandatory,
State television footage showed large flames shooting into the sky from the mountains above the city of Xichang in Sichuan province, turning the sky orange. Heavy clouds of smoke billowed above the buildings and roads of the city, which has a population of some 700,000 people.
Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, absorbs vast amounts of carbon dioxide and its preservation is vital to curbing climate change.
There is a new wellness practice on the rise called ‘forest bathing,’ which is a practise of spending time in nature to help with mental health.
A latest report titled ‘Rights Based Conservation: The path to preserving Earth’s biological and cultural diversity?’ by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) points out that India needs over US $688 billion — nearly one-fourth
A new study looked at the volume of CO2 absorbed and stored as the forest grows, versus the amounts released back into the atmosphere as it gets degraded.
Even as India receives an outpouring of aid from several countries to tackle the numbing and devastating effects of the pandemic, collaboration on other urgent issues cannot be set aside. In early May, India and Britain agreed to work together on plans to combat
President Nicos Anastasiades called the forest blaze "an unprecedented tragedy" except for the destruction wreaked by a 1974 war. President later toured a crisis management centre in Vavatsinia, before moving to the areas ravaged by the fire.