Deforestation

Deforestation

Great Green Wall brings life back to Niger desert

Once a desolate landscape, the Simiri plateau in Niger is now a small paradise for fauna and flora

A man walks through the Great Green Wall site in Simiri, about 100km north of Niamey, on 13 November, 2021

Brazil Amazon deforestation up 22pc in a year, 15-yr record

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest rose by almost 22 per cent in one year, the highest level in 15 years, according to figures Thursday that cast doubt on promises by President Jair ...

Smoke billows from a fire in an aerial view showing a deforested plot of the Amazon rainforest in Rondonia State, Brazil on 28 September 2021

EU proposes law preventing import of goods linked to deforestation

Failure to comply could result in fines of up to 4 per cent of a company’s turnover in an EU country

Smoke billows from a fire in an aerial view showing a deforested plot of the Amazon rainforest in Rondonia State, Brazil on 28 September 2021

Amazon deforestation threatens jaguars, giant eagles

Boating slowly upriver through the Pantanal, the world’s biggest tropical wetlands, Brazilian biologist Fernando Tortato scans the bank for signs of Ousado, a jaguar badly burned in devastating ...

Indigenous people from the Mura tribe show a deforested area in unmarked indigenous lands inside the Amazon rainforest near Humaita, Amazon

Bangladesh joins pledge to end deforestation by 2030

Bangladesh has signed the Glasgow Leaders' Declaration on Forests and Land Use in the COP26, pledging to end and reverse deforestation by 2030

Deforestation at Tangail's Madhupur forest.

Over 100 global leaders pledge to end deforestation by 2030

More than 100 global leaders late on Monday pledged to halt and reverse deforestation and land degradation by the end of the decade, underpinned by $19 billion in public and private funds to invest ...

Over 100 global leaders pledge to end deforestation by 2030

No training academy on forest land in Cox's Bazar: Parliamentary committee

The parliamentary committee on the environment, forest and climate change ministry has opposed the construction of the training academy for government officials on 700 acres of forest land in Cox’s ...

The allocated forest land in Cox's Bazar for the construction of the training academy for government officials

Why admin academy in Cox's Bazar forest land?

Allotment of the Jhilongja land has breached the law. The illegal allotment must be cancelled. Otherwise, the administration will have to take the responsibility of destroying the forest and nature

Why admin academy in Cox's Bazar forest land?

IUCN

Wildlife on a glide path to 'mass extinction': Red List chief

Nearly 30 per cent of the 138,374 species assessed by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List are at risk of extinction, the global conservation body reported Saturday

Wildlife on a glide path to 'mass extinction': Red List chief

Over 10,000 species risk extinction in Amazon: report

In Brazil, deforestation has surged since right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro took office in 2019, reaching a 12-year high last year and drawing international outcry from foreign governments and the ...

A jaguar rubs itself against vegetation as it walks through smoke from a fire nearby, in Encontro das Aguas State Park in the Pantanal, Brazil. The photo was taken on 3 September, 2020
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