Tag Archive: Forests

Why REDD+ Is Crucial For Success Of Paris Climate Deal

The Coalition for Rainforest Nations, an intergovernmental organisation seeking to advance Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+), has said the 2015 Paris Agreement will only succeed if REDD+ is a fundamental… Continue reading

The state of India’s forests on International Day of Forests

Even as the older generations of Indians worry about the gradual disappearance of the House Sparrows, Parrots and Vultures from the urban skies, a recent global study – Great Backyard Bird Count has… Continue reading

A Powerful Story Of How These Villagers Are Taking On Essar For Planning To Mine Their Forests

As Indians gear up for the election battle this year, one can already hear the politicians’ campaigning plans for a better India. The highest priority on this agenda is that for development. Even… Continue reading

Indonesia: the land of pristine forests

‘The mist is the breath of the forests’, said Godi Utama, my Indonesian colleague when I met him last year in Bangkok. We were having a discussion about Indonesia’s forests and biodiversity and… Continue reading