We just need to get rid of these chemicals," one forest dweller
member said at the July 14 Triangle Lake Grange on the state study.
According to Dr Simon Lewis from the University of Leeds, UK, at least 50 percent of the carbon credit payments to be agreed at Copenhagen, known as REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degredation), should be made to forest dwellers
directly, and their property rights assured.
A letter was subsequently issued by the MoE and F to the Orissa Government on November 3, 2009 directing the State to comply with the provisions of the Scheduled Tribe and Other Forest Dwellers
(Recognition of Rights) Act, 2006 and provide evidence for the compliance before the Centre could examine conversion of the 'in-principle' approval to final approval.
Protection of forests in the context of the implementation of Scheduled Tribes and other Traditional Forest Dwellers
(Recognition of Forests Rights) Act, 2006;
Deliberations will focus on several issues, including monitoring compliance with environment and forest related laws and regulations and the road map for institution building; river cleaning - innovative models and enhanced co-ordination among the centre, states and local bodies; strategies for increasing forest cover and enhancing synergies between Green India Mission, National Afforestation Programme and CAMPA Funds; strengthening of state forest departments and capacity building of forest officials; protection of forests in the context of the implementation of Scheduled Tribes and other Traditional Forest Dwellers
(Recognition of Forests Rights) Act, 2006 and wildlife management and tiger conservation and issues related to man-animal conflict.
The Government of India has passed the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers
(Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006.
The return of hotter weather is not good news to forest dwellers
Highlighting the achievements of his ministry over the past year, the environment minister said the National Forest Policy was being revised to ensure improvement in forest quality while carving out provisions to enable tribals and forest dwellers
to have a greater say in matters related to forests.
The direct beneficiaries are tribals, Dalits, women, widows, households headed by single women, the aged within these categories, the landless and small farmers as well as forest dwellers
You can take a night tour through Singapore Zoo and spot the nocturnal animals, from fearsome big cats to shy forest dwellers
, initially from the safety of your visitor's tram and then at closer quarters on a guided walking tour.
The principal also says the state was the worst performer in settling claims and distributing title deeds to the tribal people and other forest dwellers
, as shown by the latest data put out by the Union Tribal Affairs Ministry.
The President further advised governors to spend more time touring inside the states and closely monitor the implementation of Traditional Forest Dwellers
(Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 for benefits to reach the tribals of Scheduled Areas.
Dr Hunt continued: "Laws in several countries in South East Asia do not recognise the rights of indigenous forest dwellers
on the grounds that they are nomads who leave no permanent mark on the landscape.
Not just big creatures, but also teeny tiny nocturnal forest dwellers
- but with as much backbone as us.
An official with the forest department said, 'We are in the process of ensuring active involvement of traditional forest dwellers
in tourism activities.