How climate change will increase forest fires around the world?

How climate change will increase forest fires around the world?

The consequences of climate change are devastating and we are seeing them all over the planet. Now, new research looks at how wildfire risk is increasing globally due to the climate crisis, but also due to human activity and imposed policies. The study, carried out by an international team of researchers led by the University … Read more

How Kashmir will become Ladakh soon?

How Kashmir will become Ladakh soon?

Timber trafficking is an increasingly common practice in Kashmir Valley, which threatens the region’s forests. Nearly 1 lakh cubic feet of wood is smuggled out of the Kashmir valley every year could turn Kashmir into Ladakh in the next 40-50 years. “Climate change indicators are quite strong and clear in the region and have impacted … Read more

Jammu: Massive fire breaks out in forests of Nagrota

Jammu: Massive fire breaks out in forests of Nagrota

A massive fire broke out in forest areas of Nagrota in the Jammu district on Thursday late at night. The forests in Nagrota caught fire today evening. Earlier, The Fire broke out in 3 forest areas of Rajouri district Naika, Panjgrain, and Ghambir Mughlan. On Wednesday, a bushfire triggered several landmine explosions along the Line … Read more

21.1 hectares of forests being destroyed every minute in the world: Study

Top 10 cities of India with the highest forest cover

Last year there was a global loss of 3.8 million hectares of forest, according to a University of Maryland report published by Global Forest Watch of the World Resources Institute. The forests spread over an area of ​​more than 21.1 hectares are being destroyed every minute in the world, whose area is as much as … Read more

Number of forest fires will increase by 50% by 2100: Experts Warn

78% increase in environmental crimes in 2020: NCRB report  

Ground Report | New Delhi: Forest fires India; Experiencing a wildfire up close is a dangerous and terrifying experience, but due to climate change these uncontrollable and devastating fires are becoming an inescapable part of our seasonal calendars. And it is that, currently, forest fires occur on all continents except Antarctica and most regions experience … Read more

Massive Forest Fire in Himachal’s Parvati valley

Massive Forest Fire in Himachal’s Parvati valley

Ground Report | New Delhi: A massive forest fire broke out in the Parvati Valley of Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday and Wednesday. A team of glaciologists from the Divecha Center for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore panicked after seeing massive forest fires in the region. According to a Hindustan Times report, the team … Read more

3,86,031, forest fires cases in country in last five months this year

78% increase in environmental crimes in 2020: NCRB report  

In the five months from January to May this year, there have been 3,86,031 cases of fire in the country. Whereas, only 1,54,032 fire incidents were reported last year. Ground Report | New Delhi: Since March this year, there were reports of fire from all over the country. The figures for the year 2021 are … Read more

4578 incidents of forest fire reported in J&K in past 10 years

1273 hectare impacted annually As many as 4578 incidents of forest fire have been reported in Jammu & Kashmir in the past one decade. “In J&K, 4578 forest fire incidents have been reported during last ten years, and on an annual average, a total area of 1273 hectare has been impacted,” official documents in possession … Read more