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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Preparations on to establish ‘Forest Development Fund’

Kathmandu : The government has making preparations to establish the ‘Forest Development Fund’ for the protection and promotion of forest area. ‘The National Forest Policy,...

Learning to use the land so it produces fewer greenhouse gases

While most people are familiar with the link between fossil fuel burning and the release of greenhouse gases, not so many are aware of...

Green Revolution Campaign in schools to mark National Education Day

Kathmandu : "Green Forest- Nepal's Asset" was the country's motto at one time in the past. It was vigorously promoted from the state level....

Study finds elephants plant trees, play big role in forest structure

Many large animals – collectively called “megafauna” – eat the fruit of Platymitra macrocarpa trees, including Asian elephants (Elephas maximus), sambar deer (Rusa...

Urban forest for environmental adaptation

Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli announced a mega campaign of ‘One House One Tree’ aimed at promoting greenery, on the occasion of World Environment...

Peatlands store twice as much carbon as all the world’s forests

World Wetlands Day on 2 February is a chance to highlight the vital role of peatlands in mitigating climate change. “Strategies that address climate change...

Thriving forests and landscapes key to meeting the Global Goals

The world urgently needs to restore its degraded forests and landscapes in order to preserve a productive and healthy environment in which humans can...

Nearly 2,000 hectares forest encroached in Banke

Banke : Encroachment of forest under various pretexts is increasing in Banke district in recent years. The Division Forest Office, Banke has said that the...

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...

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...