UNFF18

Facts for Prelims (FFP)  Source: DTE Context: The eighteenth session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF18) was held in New York.   United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF): The UN Economic and Social Council established it in 2000.   Objective: To promote the management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests and to …

Insights into Editorial: Taproots to help restore India’s fading green cover

    Introduction: Status and trends in forest area: Forest ecosystems are a critical component of the world’s biodiversity as many forests are more biodiverse than other ecosystems. Forests cover 31 percent of the global land area. Approximately half the forest area is relatively intact, and more than one-third is primary forest (i.e. naturally regenerated …