Ecologists warn against restoration of degraded land

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

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.