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Friday, October 18, 2019

In the fight against climate change we need nature now more than ever

Nature-based solutions address major societal challenges, from food and water security, climate change, human health, to resilience The hottest month on record. Wildfires in the...

92 ropanis of forest land encroached in Chandragiri: Nepal Police

Kathmandu : The forest land at Chandragiri municipality-2 of Kathmandu was found registered in a person's name and a housing company by producing forged...

FECOFUN decries triple tax

Kathmandu - Federation of Community Forestry Users Nepal (FECOFUN) has protested what bit called the triple tax imposed by the federal, provincial and local...

From heatwaves to rising seas: How trees defend us

It is common knowledge that planting trees tackles the causes of climate change by absorbing carbon emissions. Less known is the fact that forests...

FECOFUN riled at imposition of exorbitant taxes on community forests

Kathmandu - The Federation of Community Forestry Users Nepal has expressed their concerns about the government imposing exorbitant taxes on community forests. The FECOFUN...

Brazil, Colombia discuss joint plan over Amazon

Brasilia - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday said he spoke with his Colombian counterpart about a joint plan "to guarantee our sovereignty" over...

Brazilian President tries to ease worries about Amazon fires

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that the Amazon rainforest now "is not burning as people say," in a...

Forest land is not distributed: Minister Aryal

Kathmandu : The meeting of the National Assembly unanimously passed a proposal, seeking consideration on 'Bill Relating to Land (8th amendment)' today. The Assembly...

Process begins to appoint CEO at Forest Corporation Limited

Kathmandu - The government has begun a process to appoint a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Nepal Forest Corporation Limited constituted by merging...

Six forest groups awarded for good performance

The Division Forest Office Kavrepalanchowk has awarded three community forests and three leasehold forests in recognition of their best performances in the fiscal 2075/76...