Forest lands and forest produce, as if people mattered
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Forest lands and forest produce, as if people mattered leasing of forest lands and forest produce to industrial and commercial interests at whose expense?

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Published by National Committee for Protection of Natural Resources in Dharwad, Karnataka .
Written in English



  • India.,
  • India


  • Forests and forestry -- Social aspects -- India.,
  • Forest products industry -- Social aspects -- India.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Economic aspects -- India.,
  • Forest policy -- India -- Citizen participation.

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Edition Notes

Statementeditor, S.R. Hiremath.
ContributionsHiremath, S. R., National Committee for Protection of Natural Resources (India)
LC ClassificationsSD223 .F624 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 490 p., [14] p. of plates ;
Number of Pages490
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL508756M
LC Control Number98906535

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Mandibishi Mahila Mandal, hill brooms and TDCC - a case of a government against its people. In S.R. Hiremath, ed. Forest lands and forest produce: as if people mattered. Dharwad, Karnataka, India, National Committee for Protection of Natural Resources (NCPR). Bhatnagar. P. & Bhavsar, K.N. Economic potential of Buchanania lanzan in Madhya. Deforestation and forest degradation is the second leading cause of carbon pollution, causing 20% of total greenhouse gas emissions. In the US, much of our forestland is private. If landowners can’t earn a living from these forests, they will inevitably cut them down for farms, ranches or real estate development. Many people think of forest land as a place to produce timber, but many more benefits are also possible. Actually, most forest owners have objectives that focus more on wildlife, recreation, and aesthetics than selling timber.   The idea of an enchanted forest is one of the oldest in storytelling. This wild space represents the shortcomings of man’s power, a place where anything can happen. Take the Sumerian Epic of Gilgamesh, where the heroes travel to the Cedar Forest to fight monsters, or Tolkien’s Mirkwood, derived from Norse mythology, considered so magical [ ].

  (Such lands may or may not be statutorily notified as forest area). Very Dense Forest: All lands, with a forest cover with canopy density of 70% and above Moderately Dense Forest: All lands, with a forest cover with canopy density of % Open Forest: All lands, with forest cover with canopy density of 10 to 40% 9. Forest cover (c) Since Baigas saw themselves as people of the forest, they thought it below their dignity to work as a labourers. Apart from the Forest Regulation Act, which was the other Act passed by the British in which labeled all the adivasi groups that rebelled against the British as criminals. Problem: Loss of Forests. Deforestation began thousands of years ago for building ships and houses. However, over the last 20 years, more than million hectares of tropical forests (an area larger than the size of India) have been cleared for plantations, agriculture, pasture, mining, or urban development. Guidelines dated 07/10/ Guidelines for diversion of forest land for non-forest purpose under the Forest(Conservation) Act,, Completion of procedural formalities for felling and extraction of timber and other forest produce from forest land diverted for non-forest purpose-reg.

billion people depend on forests for their livelihoods; Forests must be managed sustainably to help reverse the e ects of land degradation and deforestation. Widespread forest restoration and tree-planting are signi cantly reducing the net loss of forest area. Sound . reserved forest under sub-section (a) of section 7 of the Forest Law, the rights of the people to extract forest-produce and land use which are void at the time of constitution shall not be resumed. (a) The Director General shall, when he is delegated for prescription and declaration of.   Every FDST and OTFD family gets ownership rights to up to 79 kanals, or 4 hectares, of the forest land that they cultivated as on Decem Even if this land that is being cultivated by the forest dwellers is entered as forest land on revenue records, it doesn’t matter.   “In Theni forest range, some forest officials felled banana trees grown by tribals, saying they had encroached forest land and grown these, whereas, the actual encroachers have gone scot free,” he alleges. On April 9, there were reports about the deaths of two tigers in Anamalai Tiger Reserve. The initial probe said that they were poisoned.