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Ecologists warn against restoration of degraded land

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 06, 2013, 14:42

The United Nations aims to restore 150 million hectares of degraded land worldwide by 2020 - but restoration ecologists warn that it will take more than simple tree plantation.

45% of country`s land degraded: Environment report

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 12, 2009, 00:22

At least 45 per cent of the country`s land is degraded, air pollution is on the rise in all cities while rare flora and fauna is diminishing at a rapid rate, according to the State of Environment Report India 2009.