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29 January 2013

‘Carbon credit rules for forestry projects should be made simpler’

The carbon credit rules for forestry projects should be made simpler, said the director general of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) Dr VK Bahuguna while chairing the surveillance audit of ICFRE-Designated Operational Entity (DOE) in Dehradun on Monday.

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November 16, 2012

Coal India Eyes Forests

The chairman of the world’s largest coal producer, the state-run Coal India Ltd., has a solution in mind to solve the country’s coal shortage: mine forest areas in a big way.

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Nov. 20, 2012

India's incredible farm forestry program

Sometime in October, 2012, a farmer in the northeastern corner of Andhra Pradesh state in India will plant a very special sapling.

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04 September 2012

India’s forest area in doubt

To judge from India’s official surveys, the protection of its forests is a success. Somehow, this resource-hungry country of 1.2 billion people is managing to preserve its rich forests almost intact in the face of growing demands for timber and agricultural land.

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Jul 13, 2012

Soon, you can earn credits for planting trees

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Jun 7 2012

Global Environment raises Rs. 700 cr fund

Mumbai: Sustainable forestry-focused private equity (PE) firm, Global Environment Fund (GEF), has raised a Rs. 700 crore, small and medium enterprises (SME)-focused South Asia fund dedicated to India—the first niche fund of its kind in the coun

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Rio+20: Are human development indices forest-blind?

When policymakers and national planners set out to enhance local “quality of life,” they often base their decisions on a variant of the United Nations’ Human Development Index (HDI), a basket of indicators, ranging from income to life expectanc

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June 14, 2012

U.S.-India Bilateral Cooperation on Energy and Climate Change

ecalling the 2009 U.S.-India MOU on clean energy, energy efficiency, energy security and climate change, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Minister of External Affairs S.M.

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Apr 30, 2012

Green market slide worries Indian companies

Global demand for carbon credits, especially in Europe for economic reasons, has been declining since 2010.

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Apr 19, 2012

Forests equal to half of Delhi lost, reveals report

Going by the latest report on deforestation in India, we have lost forest area equivalent to more than half of New Delhi or as big as a tier two city between 2007 and 2009 alone.


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