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Sunday, June 16, 2019

The indispensability of our biodiversity 

Human beings are a component of biodiversity. Biodiversity is vital for maintaining the existence and making the human life meaningful. But the recent human-centered...

‘One Person, One Plant’ campaign to be launched

The government plans to pursue the 'One Person, One Plant' programme as a public campaign in support of the implementation of the Afforestation Year...

Separate bills on forest, environment and land presented in lower house

Three separate bills on forest, environment protection and land have been tabled in the meeting of the House of Representatives, the lower house of...

Wildfires engulfing Doti forests yet to be contained

Wildfires sweeping some community and leasehold forests in the district are yet to be tamed. Around 745 hectares of forestland has been destroyed in the...

Dadeldhura reports multiple incidents of wildfire

Dadeldhura, a district in the Far-West State, has reported multiple incidences of forest fire. With the rise in temperature, most community forests here are caught...

Who will look after forest related criminal cases?

KATHMANDU - The failure on the part of the Ministry of Forest to bring all the heads of 84 division forest offices under the...

Sarbottam Cement Industry alleged of encroaching forest area

Parasi : A cement industry based in Jodeni of Sunwal-11 in Nawalparasi West has reportedly intruded the public forest area. Following the complaint of locals...

Govt. to allow use of forest area hydropower, industries

Kathmandu : The government has decided to allow various hydropower projects and industries for the use of national forest area. The recent meeting of...

Jumla village bans students from picking yarsa

Khalanga, Jumla : Patarasi rural municipality has banned students going for picking Yarsagumba (Cordyceps Sinesis) this year in a bid to assist their studies....

300 bighas forest swept away

The locals have demanded action against a construction company for negligence in constructing embankment on a section of the Karnali river here. They have called...