Noting that indiscriminate and illegal felling of trees would lead to environmental disaster, the National Green Tribunal has imposed ban on cutting of trees without clearance from the Centre and authorities.
Wild fires not only destroy millions of trees each year but the residue is transported to the sea by rivers which penetrates the carbon cycle, a recent study has revealed.
Biochar, a material used by Amazonian Indians to enhance soil fertility centuries ago, may help slow global warming.
A new study has found that charcoal can prove useful in dealing with the high rate of heart disease in patients with advanced kidney disease.
Day in Pics: 4th May
Showbiz World - May 4, 2015
62nd National Film Awards