Shimla to Take Stringent Action Against Tree Felling
of a tree in Shimla could land you in jail for up to three years if a proposed forest conservation law gets implemented in this hill station.
Official sources said fines of up to Rs.60,000 could also be imposed under a Forest Protection Act that awaits the government nod. ...
Tim Russert's Death Provides Important Opportunity for News Media to Increase Public Awareness of How to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest
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Kashmir University Stops Construction to Save Chinar Trees
... in this regard," Qureshi told IANS.
The lofty chinar tree, which is an icon of the rich Kashmiri heritage, is protected under the law and its felling
without the explicit magisterial permission is illegal.
While many historians credit the Mughal rule for bringing the majestic chinar tree to ...
Wine Packaging: Bag-in-box, Plastic Bottles, Cork Comeback?
...m was astounded to see French supermarkets allegedly misinforming customers by telling them screw caps were an eco-friendly option, because cork meant felling
trees. Also up for discussion at Vinexpo was the problem of brand identification, with 30-year-old Guillaume Halley, for instance, taking a revolution...
Students Join Hands to Save Green Cover in Delhi
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of trees for construction purposes, students and t...so popular in India, let alone the students of DU, felling
of so many trees is unjustified. As an alternative...his purpose.
The petition reminds the mass felling
of putranjiva (Putranjiva roxburghii) and saptapar...
New 'green' Pyre to Cool Planet While Burning India's Dead
...w close to 10 million people die a year in India, where 85 percent of the billion-plus population are Hindus who practice cremation. That leads to the felling
of an estimated 50 million trees, leaves behind half a million tonnes of ash and produces eight million tonnes of carbon dioxide each year, according ...
Earth Day Celebrated With Hopes of a Greener Tomorrow
...Toxics Link, an environmental NGO. 'The issue of stopping deforestation and felling
of trees in the name of development needs to be addressed immediately and a...th us.
'We have to get engaged with the problem and plant trees, stop felling
of trees in out own area and save the city and the earth.' Source-IANS/V...
Better Weight Management Can be Achieved By Increased Intake Of Fibre & Fruits
... means by which dietary fiber might reduce the risk of weight gain or obesity, for example they tend to slow the process of digestion, prolonging that felling
of fullness, and foods high in fibre are usually low in fat and calories. The researchers noted in their report that, "The public is still attracted t...
Global warming increasing the dispersal of flora in Northern forests
...ature of only a couple of degrees may increase the dispersal of plants in Northern forests and the spread of plant species into forest clearings after felling
or forest fires.
University of Helsinki researcher Anna Kuparinen headed the international research into the impact of global warming on seed and ...
Surviving the revolution, easier than withstanding human use and abuse
...eate baseball fields in 1938. Later, another marsh became soccer fields.
The Henry Hudson Parkway, which runs though Inwood Hill Park required the felling
of many old oak and poplar trees including a 160-year-old tulip poplar in 1935. The New York City Parks Department regularly cleared the underbrush an...
U-M scientists remove thousands of aspens to glimpse forest's future
... and the FASET principal investigator.
Aspen and birch will be killed in an 83-acre "treatment stand" using a technique called girdling. Instead of felling
the trees with chainsaws, workers use the saws to inscribe two shallow, parallel cuts that encircle the tree trunk. Other workers follow with hammers ...
Canada provides $1.4M for removal of hazardous trees from provincial recreation sites
...day will help the province assess the risk in more than 150 of the most popular provincially designated recreation sites and contribute to the cost of felling
and removing dead trees that pose a hazard to the general public.
The safety of visitors who use B.C.s recreation sites is our main concern, said P...
Computers to save unique type of American red squirrel
...lder, Newcastle University's Dr Peter Lurz and colleagues used the model to create a conservation strategy for the forest, assisting with planting and felling
plans to help maintain a viable red squirrel population. Here, the reds' biggest threat is the introduced grey squirrel, which out-competes them for ...