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( Last updated Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:33 pm EDT)
|'Is HCC still destroying forest environment in Bandipora?' – Part I|
India's Hindustan Construction Company that had turned notorious in Kashmir has again been accused of destroying the ecologically important forest cover in Gurez and Bandipora areas in North Kashmir over 65 Kilometers from Srinagar, where the company … Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:47 pm EDT
|Four illegal miners arrested inside forest reserve|
Four illegal miners have been arrested for operating in the River Oda Forest Reserve at Abrokyire in the Amansie Central District.
Razak Iddrisu, Osei Kwabena, Prosper Gzito and Lewis Gamo, were caught right inside the reserve by the Rapid Response Team … Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:47 pm EDT
|Forest Advisory Committee clears 10 proposals|
Srinagar—The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) headed by Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Tuesday met at the Civil Secretariat here today and cleared 10 proposals of urgent developmental and public importance. Administrative Secretaries of the departments of … Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:47 pm EDT
|Copper mining supporters turn out in force at third Forest Service hearing|
A large crowd of supporters of copper-mining projects near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness rallied on Tuesday afternoon at Field of Dreams Park in Virginia, calling for people to speak as “one Range, one voice” and to “stuff the box” with … Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:47 pm EDT
|Haze from Aceh forest fires no cause for alarm yet – Uggah|
A villager looking at a peatland fire on the outskirts of Palangkaraya city, Kalimantan, on Oct 26. AFP File Photo for illustration purposes
KUCHING: State Disaster Management Committee (JPBN) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said currently there … Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:47 pm EDT
|Cameroon's forest people pay price for country's hydropower ambitions|
By Elias Ntungwe Ngalame
PANGAR, Cameroon, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sitting in front of his mud house in Pangar, a forest village in Cameroon's East region, Mokuine Anatole sharpens his machete in the early morning sunlight, ready for a … Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:47 pm EDT
|Criminal probe launched over Pentagon’s $28M ‘forest’ uniforms for Afghan troops|
The top U.S. oversight official in Afghanistan said Tuesday he has launched a criminal probe into why the Pentagon may have wasted up to $28 million on pricey forest-camouflage uniforms for Afghan troops who operate in a largely desert environment.
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|Managers of Nigeria’s Environment Focus on Personal Fortunes, Says Adegoroye|
Managers of Nigeria’s environment make huge personal gains to the detriment of the nation, says Dr. Goke Adegoroye, a retired Federal Permanent Secretary and former Director General of the defunct Federal Environmental Protection Agency (FEPA), a … Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:47 pm EDT
|Indonesia warns of rising threat of forest fires|
JAKARTA — Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) has warned of an escalating threat of forest fires with the dry season expected to peak in coming months, while hot spots detected in the province of Aceh have already been causing choking smoke.
… Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:47 pm EDT
|Wildlife sanctuary status eyed for Sarangani forest where eagle was rescued|
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 25 July) – The provincial government of Sarangani is pushing for the declaration as a wildlife sanctuary of a critical forest area where a juvenile Philippine Eagle was rescued earlier this year.
Sarangani Gov. Steve … Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:47 pm EDT