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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....Read more..
Subject Tags: biodiversity conservation , Climate Change , ecosystems , forest cover
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—...Read more..
Subject Tags: biodiversity , biodiversity conservation , climate mitigation , ecosystems , landscape restoration , UNEP
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...Read more..
Subject Tags: biodiversity , Climate Change , climate change impacts , ecosystems