forest cover

Telangana Foresters: CAMPA scheme needs push in Rangareddy district

Forest Department officials on Saturday opined that more effort is needed to increase the forest cover in Rangareddy district from 5.93 per cent of the geographic area to 33 per cent. 

published on : 5th December 2021

Green committee takes on uphill task to reverse forest cover depletion in  Thoothukudi

While survey reports in 2017 recorded 5.78 per cent forest cover in the district, the figure dropped to 5.41 per cent in 2019. Thoothukudi's forest cover is also much lower than the state average.

published on : 20th November 2021

Tamil Nadu greening project on anvil, aims to achieve 33% forest & tree cover by 2031

Tamil Nadu currently has 23.9 per cent forest and tree cover, of which 20.27 per cent is the protected area comprising five national parks, 29 wildlife sanctuaries and two conservation reserves.

published on : 25th July 2021

Increase TN’s forest cover to 33%, Stalin instructs officials

While reviewing the functioning of the departments and deliberating on the schemes to be implemented over the next 10 years,

published on : 23rd July 2021

Not just fires, technology will help detect change in Karnataka forest cover too

Karnataka forest department is not just using technology to detect and control forest fires, they are also using it to check modification in land use.

published on : 17th June 2021

Waterholes dug by villagers boost forest cover

Together, the Lamkana villagers dug up more than 3,500 such small pits across 20 acres of the forest area in which rainwater collects.

published on : 16th June 2021