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Maharashtra forest ministry to appoint one crore tree ambassadors to conserve forests, plant saplings

Updated : Sep 30, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Maharashtra forest ministry to appoint one crore tree ambassadors to conserve forests, plant saplings

Maharashtra state forest ministry announces its plan to appoint one crore tree ambassadors across the state to help achieve the government's aim to plant 50 crore saplings in the next phase of the plantation drive #India #NewsTracker #Conservation #Maharashtra #Plantation #forests #Wildlife #forestation #Chandrapur #Sudhir Mungantiwar #Drive #Forest Ministry #50 crore #saplings #vruksha mitra #vruksha doot #tree ambassadors
Maharashtra govt to use GPS, satellite mapping to monitor forest cover in the state

Updated : Jul 04, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Maharashtra govt to use GPS, satellite mapping to monitor forest cover in the state

Maharashtra government will use Global Positioning System (GPS) and satellite mapping technology to monitor the forest cover in the state. #India #NewsTracker #Maharashtra #GPS #forests #satellite mapping technology
Overcoming depression now a 30-minute walk in the park

Updated : Jun 24, 2016

By : IANS

Category : Life

Overcoming depression now a 30-minute walk in the park

Visits to outdoor green spaces of 30 minutes or more during the course of a week could reduce the prevalence of depression by up to seven percent #forests #depression #University of Queensland #parks #BodyAndSoul #outdoors #Richard Fuller #Nature Scientific Reports
Jumbo healthcare: Kerala launches ambulance service to transport sick elephants

Updated : Nov 06, 2015

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

Jumbo healthcare: Kerala launches ambulance service to transport sick elephants

In a first of its kind, the Kerala forest department has launched an ambulance service to transport sick and injured elephants. #Kerala #NewsTracker #forests #Elephant #Wildlife #man animal conflict #Wayanad #Shareworthy
Meteorite that killed dinosaurs helped forests bloom, says study

Updated : Sep 17, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : Life

Meteorite that killed dinosaurs helped forests bloom, says study

A giant meteorite that wiped out dinosaurs along with evergreen flowering plants 66 million years ago gave rise to deciduous plants. #science #forests #Dinosaurs #Meteorite #ScienceBuzz #Deciduous plants #Evergreen forests
Arms seized after heavy fire exchanged between Odisha police, Maoists

Updated : Sep 11, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

Arms seized after heavy fire exchanged between Odisha police, Maoists

Bhubaneswar: Police seized arms and ammunition from a forested area of Gajapati district after a brief gun battle with Maoists, an official said on Thursday. #India #Maoists #Crime #Police #Odisha #forests #Ammunition #guns #Gun battle #Gajapati district
Cutting off UPA legacy: Govt amends green laws for quicker project approvals

Updated : Aug 07, 2014

By : FP Staff

Category : Economy

Cutting off UPA legacy: Govt amends green laws for quicker project approvals

The new government has decided to delink environmental and forest clearances for linear projects like highways. The delinking of these approvals would allow execution of projects on non-forest land without waiting for forest clearance. #India #coal #Environment #Narendra Modi #MINING #forests #Green #tribal #Prakash Javdekar #Gram Sabha #prospecting
Forest based carbon credits may be increased after new findings

Updated : Mar 12, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Forest based carbon credits may be increased after new findings

If correct, that extra 125 billion tonnes of carbon could lead to an increase in the number of forest-based carbon credits set to be offered in carbon markets around the world. #World #Environment #NewsTracker #Carbon dioxide #forests #Pollution #Green #Carbon credits #deforestation
 Centre okays Rs 13K cr to enhance forest cover in 13th Plan

Updated : Feb 20, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

Centre okays Rs 13K cr to enhance forest cover in 13th Plan

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today approved the proposal of the Ministry of Environment and Forests. #India #Manmohan Singh #Environment #NewsTracker #CCEA #forests #Forest cover
Appoint national regulator to oversee forest policy, SC tells Centre

Updated : Jan 06, 2014

By : hidden hidden

Category : India

Appoint national regulator to oversee forest policy, SC tells Centre

A three-judge forest bench headed by Justice AK Patnaik also ordered the Centre to file an affidavit on compliance of its order by 31 March, 2014. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Centre #Ministry of Environment and Forests #forests #affidavit