By Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2021 09:42 PM IST
The study has been authored by Jagdish Krishnaswamy, Benjamin Clark and Ruth DeFries
By Jayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2021 08:35 AM IST
A list of protected areas where ecotourism can be developed has also been appended to the guidelines. The guidelines are however not in public domain yet.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rachna Verma, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2019 12:47 AM IST
It has gone up by 2% from 21.56 to 22.03 sq km
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 11:02 AM IST
The environment ministry is expecting state governments to send their comments on the draft amendment to the Indian Forest Act, which among other things, empowers forest department officials to arrest without warrant and carry arms.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2019 07:11 AM IST
The report on developing a ‘strategy to create an additional carbon sink of 2.5 and 3 billion tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) from forest and tree cover’ was released by environment minister Harsh Vardhan.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2018 11:28 PM IST
Like the Indian government’s State of Forest report, the study by two US universities also fails to make a distinction between forest cover and tree cover