Prepare comprehensive plant to access carbon resources of jungle: Reddy
April 28, 2022 |
April 28, 2022
The Times of India
Maharashtra's Principal Secretary of Forests Mr Venugopal Reddy was speaking during the inauguration capacity building and training workshops for assessment of carbon reserves in forests jointly organized by Compensatory Forestry Management and Planning Authority (Campa) and TERI.
Two contrasting trends in the India State of Forest Report
March 7, 2022
| The Economic Times
Two contrasting trends in the India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2021 released on January 13 stand out. One, a growth in the total forest area as a share of the country's total geographical area. Two, a decline in the area of natural forests, or quality or density of forest cover.
Gujarat Forest dept to monetise carbon dioxide sequestered in agroforestry plantations
September 16, 2021 |
September 16, 2021
With an aim to supplement income of farmers who are into agroforestry, Gujarat Forest department is all set to launch a pilot project to assess the amount of carbon dioxide sequestered in around 85 lakh trees in agroforestry plantations in five districts and monitise it by selling it to industries in form of carbon credits and help the latter offset their greenhouse gas emissions. The forest department will implement the project in collaboration with the farmers, TERI and VNV Advisory.
Challenge of bio-diversity in Nagaland
July 11, 2021 |
July 11, 2021
According to Mr Siddharth Edake, Fellow, TERI, the study team found that Nagaland had 407 Community Conserved Areas and that almost one third of them were active.
Nature-based solutions: Convenient ignorance of the inconvenient truth
July 5, 2021
Nature-based Solutions (NbS) is one of the key focus areas of the upcoming 26th Conference of Parties (CoP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Glasgow. ‘We’re part of the solution #ForNature’ is also the slogan of the International Day for Biodiversity of the Convention for Biological Diversity (CBD) for 2021. The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) has been focussing on the concept of Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) for each member country.
India’s deep seabed mining plans gear up for a dive
July 2, 2021 |
July 2, 2021
Mary Abraham, a development economist and policy scientist at TERI, said that she fears that the “impact of deep-sea mining could be unprecedented and spell huge trouble for marine ecology.