Forest Conservation

The Forest Fighters: The tale of primitive Baiga tribe in Madhya Pradesh village

The primitive Baiga tribe in Pondi village of Dindori district has scripted an inspiring story of saving forests and becoming self-sufficient. Explores Anuraag Singh

published on : 8th January 2023

Jharkhand CM raises concern over new forest law of cutting trees without consent of Gram Sabha, writes to PM

According to Soren the Forest Conservation Rules 2022 brazenly dilute the power of local Gram Sabha and uproots the rights of millions of members of forest-dwelling communities.

published on : 3rd December 2022

New forest conservation rules spark a fight

The debate over the new Forest Conservation Rules brought in by the Central government is heating up ahead of Parliament’s monsoon session.

published on : 14th July 2022

Do new conservation rules dilute Forest Rights Act? Congress, BJP hit out at each other

The environment ministry notified the Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2022 under the Forest (Conservation) Act on June 28 to replace the earlier rules, notified in 2003.

published on : 10th July 2022

Government mulls scrapping requirement of forest clearance for exploration of mineral blocks

A high-level committee of NITI Aayog had earlier recommended that "there should not be any requirement of forest clearance for undertaking exploration."

published on : 26th May 2022

Sthitaprajna : How an accountant brought a three-acre forest to life

Deers, nilgais, pigs, wild boars, monkeys, porcupines, peacocks and rabbits are often spotted.

published on : 21st April 2019