Earth’s tree-covered areas fell by 35,204 sq km in 15 years

Note4students Mains Paper 3: Environment | Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment From UPSC perspective, the following things are important: Prelims level: CRIC 17 Assessment Mains level: Impact of Urbanization on forest cover News A preliminary assessment report circulated by the Secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) shows that tree-covered areas … Continue reading Earth’s tree-covered areas fell by 35,204 sq km in 15 years