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Himachal aims to increase forest cover by 30%

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 5, 2020

The Himachal Pradesh Government is aiming to increase its forest area by 30 per cent by 2030 and to achieve this goal initiatives have been taken up, an official said on Tuesday. Plantation campaigns are being carried out by the state Forest Department in identified places....

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Consultation key to land restoration

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 7, 2019

The world faces huge and unprecedented biodiversity and climate change challenges. One way we can help address these challenges is through the restoration of degraded land. Restoring landscapes—done properly in consultation with local communities, governments and scientists—...

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Climate change threatens to tear ecosystems apart, warns Amazon rainforest expert

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 6, 2019

Climate change is threatening our wildlife, and nowhere is that more apparent than the Amazon rainforest. As the largest rainforest in the world, the Amazon spans 2.3 million square miles (twice the size of India) and has within its borders the world’s largest river basin. It...

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