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Restore 1 Billion Hectares of Land For a Healthy Planet

The world, which faces triple threat of climate change pollution and loss of nature, must deliver on its commitment to restore at least one...

Greener world; 59 million hectares of Forest regrown

The world saw a re-growth of about 59 million hectares of forest since 2000, which clearly indicates a sign of a healthy environment coming...

India’s forest man finds a place in US curriculum

Jadav Payeng, who is known as India’s Forest Man, has dedicated almost all this entire life, about 42 years, for preserving Molai woods, a...

Blending cultures and rights of Indigenous Peoples needed; LBO-2  

Putting the cultures and rights of Indigenous Peoples and Local communities (IPLC) at the heart of the 2050 biodiversity strategy would deliver sustainable livelihoods...

Loss of forests increase risk of zoonotic diseases

Majority of new infectious diseases affecting humans, including COVID-19, are zoonotic and their emergence is linked to habitat loss due to forest area change...

2020 forest fires worse than previous years; WWF

From the Amazon to the Arctic, forest fires have been raging in an alarming rate than before. A report from the WWF and Boston...

Three billion animals killed in Australia Bush fire

Nearly three billion animals were killed or displaced in Australia’s devastating bush fires of 2019 and 2020, according to an interim report entitled Australia's...

Rate of forest loss declined in the last three decades

Despite some 178 million hectares of forest lost worldwide over the past three decades, the rate of loss has declined substantially during this period,...

Protecting forest gains momentum with Covid showing its importance

The United Nations has called for urgent steps to safeguard the biodiversity of the forests in the wake of deforestation and degradation happening in...

Hug a tree and feel free from social distancing

The world is in lock down and people are maintaining social distancing. People are feeling a sense of isolation. In such a situation, the...

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