कार्बन शून्य करने को किसान लगाएंगे पेड़, सरकार देगी पैसा

25 May 2022
| Hindustan

Incentives will be given to the farmers planting trees to make it carbon zero. This was discussed at the meeting with Mr J V Sharma, Director, Land Resources Division, TERI and Chief Conservator of Forests Mr Lalit Verma.

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कुमाऊं के पक्षी: क्यों गाती हैं चिड़ियां, कितनी है पर्यावरण संतुलन में मददगार, जानिए सबकुछ इस कार्यक्रम में

24 May 2022
| Amar Ujala

The Nature Conservation Foundation (NFC) in association with community radio station Kumaon Vani is coming up with a special radio series titled 'Kumaon Ki Chidiya'.

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Prepare comprehensive plant to access carbon resources of jungle: Reddy

28 Apr 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.

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Gujarat Forest dept to monetise carbon dioxide sequestered in agroforestry plantations

16 Sep 2021
| Indian Express

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.

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Challenge of bio-diversity in Nagaland

11 Jul 2021
| Nagaland Post

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.

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India’s deep seabed mining plans gear up for a dive

02 Jul 2021
| Mongabay India

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.

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How porcupines, nilgai and boars make Indian forest communities poorer

19 Jul 2020
| The Dialogue

People and wildlife are increasingly coming into conflict over living space and food around the world. While the conflict and loss of lives on both the sides get into limelight, little is known about the economic impact of the rising conflicts on the communities living in forests for ages despite multi-facet risks. A study by TERI has thrown a light on this recently. The study in Uttar Pradesh's Terai region at the Indo-Nepal Border, has found that the families living in the proximity of

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Gurugram: Leopard study, animal census await funds as conflict escalates

16 Feb 2020
| Hindustan Times

A statewide animal census and an ecological study of leopards and hyenas, in Gurugram and adjoining districts, have been gathering dust for one and over two years, respectively, as the state government is yet to allocate funds. Experts and environmentalists said a targeted ecological study on leopards was more important than a census count, given the rising number of wild animal deaths in Gurugram and Faridabad. According to Dr Pia Sethi, of the Centre for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

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Conflict on rise as animal space shrinks

06 Nov 2018
| Hindustan Times

According to data from the Union environment ministry, more than 1,608 humans were killed in human-wildlife conflict cases involving tigers, leopards, bears and elephants between 2013 and 2017. Increasing habitat loss and fragmentation of corridors animals have used for centuries are certain to cause a spurt in cases, making it vital to develop forest fringes to give animals space to survive, experts say. In 2017, the Wildlife Institute of India recorded 31 leopards across five districts in

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Dream of a sustainable India

12 Apr 2018
| The Pioneer

To make Green India Mission successful, the Government must adopt a reformist approach and integrate its working with the overall developmental perspective of the country. Forest type reassessment of 2013 by ICFRE has clearly indicated that most forests are losing soil moisture and hydrology is getting severely affected which is having a direct impact on our agriculture, water availability and rain fed rivers. For the long-term survival of the people in and around the forests and forest

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Forest rights and wrongs

28 Mar 2018
| The Indian Express

In 2014, TERI cautioned that the wrong recognition of rights under the Scheduled Tribe and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights Act, 2006 (FRA) would leave forest-dependent people vulnerable to adverse impacts of greenhouse gas emissions. Indeed, the wrong recognition of individual forest rights (IFR) under the FRA has made a large chunk of the country's tribal population participants in a climate change disaster. Forests conserve and provide water for humans,

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ICFRE and TERI sign MoU for research on forest

18 Oct 2017
| The Times of India

A memorandum of understanding has been signed between the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE), an autonomous council under the environment ministry, and TERI for collaborative research. Both the institutions will collaborate in the areas of forestry and environmental research, land degradation, forest biodiversity, forest biotechnology, forest economics, resource mapping, climate change, policy research and capacity building for a period of 10 years. They will support

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