Indian forests

New body to develop national forest certification system

A new body aiming to develop a national forest certification system and formulate standards was set up Monday to promote "responsible" trade in forestry sector for better management of forest resources.

Mar 16, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

Medicinal plant growers, forest officials should ally: Experts

Medicinal plant growers and forest officials in India must join hands to benefit the country's indigenous treatment systems, experts said Saturday.

Nov 08, 2014, 21:31 PM IST

`Forests face threat from illegal encroachment`

India`s forests are not only facing threat from mining, they are also being ravaged due to illegal human encroachment.

Dec 02, 2012, 13:32 PM IST

`Chaturvedi report, a death warrant for forests`

Green activists claimed that the report of B K Chaturvedi committee would be a "death warrant" for forests and wildlife, if the govt accepts its recommendations.

Nov 22, 2011, 18:58 PM IST