The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEF&CC) released the biennial India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2021 on January 13, 2021. “The total forest and tree cover of the country is 80.9 million hectares, which is 24.62% of the geographical area of the country,” said Bhupender Yadav, Union Minister for MoEF&CC sharing the report findings.
Environment Ministry reports reduction in environmental clearance time from 150 to 90 days
Country’s water contaminated with lead, arsenic, fluoride: Centre
India’s first digital flood inventory (IFI) in modern geospatial format created
Have you noticed short trees or bushes along coastlines with a dense tangle of roots hanging out that makes them look like they are standing on stilts? These are mangroves. Mangroves can be trees, shrubs, ferns and palms that occupy the boundary between the land and the sea.
After heavy rains, four major rivers change course in Uttarakhand
Environment ministry notifies regulations for RO manufacturers
Only a third of sewage generated daily is treated in India, according to CPCB
The Western Ghats region of South India is one of the world's most important biodiversity hotspots, and the rainforests of this region are known to harbour 500 types of bird species, 225 reptile species, 219 amphibian species, and 133 mammal species.