Stories Tagged 'Forest'
Wildfires have damaged 2,303 hectares of forest cover in 13 districts with the onset of summer season this year, according to the Forest Department.
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The government is preparing a new forest policy in a bid to ensure at least 10 percent forest cover in each local level of the country.
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Minister for Forest and Soil Conservation Mahesh Acharya on Sunday said it was a challenge to contain the smuggling of forest products in the Terai-Madhes.
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Despite the rampant felling and smuggling of sal trees at Paanwari Community Forest in Dharan-23, Sunsari in the past two months PCF User's Committee and forest officials have held silence.
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A total of 93,283 hectares of forestland was encroached in 63 districts for settlement and agriculture purposes last fiscal year, a government report said.
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District Forest Office (DFO) in Kavre has filed a case against the office bearers of the consumers’ committee of Simle Lamidanda Community Forest charging them on rampant deforestation.
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