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Study: 46,000ha of forest cover stripped between 2001 and 2016 (kp 04/06/2018)

Wildfires burn more than 500ha of forestland in Salyan (kp 24/052018)

Trees worth Rs 10m ‘illegally cut down’ in Morang forest, by Dev Narayan Sah (kp 16/05/2018)

Forests for prosperity: It is ironic that Nepal has to import timber when nearly half the area has forest cover, by Yubakdhoj GC (kp 29/04/2018)

Scientific Forest Management begins in Dolakha, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 22/04/2018)

1,500 ha forestland encroached in Jajarkot, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 22/04/2018)

Forest fires at BNP at big risk of going out of control (rep 20/04/2018)

Municipal office refuses to hand over seized timbers’ (kp 17/04/2018)

Ranger accused of colluding with smugglers (ht 16/04/2018)

Forest destroyed in road expansion drive (ht 06/04/2018)

Trees being felled rampantly in community forests (kp 29/03/2018)

Fire destroys thousands of hectares of forest, by Maheshwor Chamling Rai (rep 26/03/2018)

Wildfire destroys a dozen community forests in Dhankuta (ht 25/03/2018)

Bhangala prospers on forest wealth, by Birendra KC (kp 23/03/2018)

993ha forestland encroached in Siraha (kp 22/03/2018)

Missing forests: Proper collaboration and coordination among relevant stakeholders are a must to preserve forests and promote tree plantation, by Shankar Adhikari (rep 22/03/2018)

Forests for life: Forest restoration is more than about just planting trees, it entails restoring a whole landscape, by Ananta Ram Bhandari (kp 21/03/2018)

Forests in Morang being managed scientifically (ht 17/03/2018)

Protecting community forest from smugglers a new challenge in Nepalgunj, by Arjun Oli (rep 05/03/2018)

Illegal settlers occupy more than 25,000ha forest land in Kailali, by DR Panta (kp 13/02/2018)

Spy cams vital in park security plan: Park authority says the spy cams  have bolstered their firewall against poachers and loggers with six timber smugglers caught in the past eight months, by Shankar Acharya (kp 29/01/2018)

Politicians flout rules to build road: Under the direction of political leaders, 471 trees have been felled so far to  link Dhansar Bridge with Jungle-shaiya, by Pawan Yadav (kp 28/01/2018)

203 hectare forest land encroached upon in Jhapa: 90 hectare land has been encroached upon by organisations (ht 28/01/2018)

New nat’l forest policy to empower local govts to combat climate change (kp 22/01/2018)

6,000ha of forest encroached upon (kp 12/01/2018)

Forest encroachment rampant along Hulaki highway, by Tekendra Basyal (rep 18/12/2017)

Draft national forest policy draws flak (ht 22/11/2017)

New policy to ensure at least 10pc forest cover, by Chandan Kumar Mandal (kp 13/11/2017)

Nepal gearing up to draft agroforestry policy: If adopted, it will be second country in the world to have such framework (kp 05/11/2017)

Ease rules relating to use of family forest products: AFFON (ht 05/10/2017)

Forests fuelling progress: Community forestry could significantly  contribute to the achievement of SDGs, by Aditya Acharya (kp 12/09/2017)

Tree plantation drive in Dhangadi (ht 06/08/2017)

IBN tells Forest Ministry to grant forest clearance (kp 03/08/2017), IBN decides to provide forest land on lease, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 03/08/2017) [???]

98 pc target met on forest conservation: Kathmandu DFO had set the target of tree plantation in 0.5 hectares of land (ht 28/07/2017) [??]

Vast swathes of forest encroached upon by ‘landless’, by DR Panta (kp 26/07/2017)

2.4m trees need to be cut down for Nijgadh airport, by Sangam Prasain (kp 25/07/2017)

Former forest encroachers now conservationists, by Nagendra Upadhyaya (rep 18/07/2017)

Forest resource conservation stressed (kp 16/07/2017)

2,200 trees planted in Changunarayan forest (ht 16/07/2017)

23,000 saplings planted under Army’s Go Green Campaign (kp 13/07/2017)

Transfer of forest management rights protested (ht 09/07/2017)

Acquiring forest a stumbling block for Upper Karnali, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 06/07/2017), Forest clearance issue to be taken to Cabinet, by Bibek Subedi (kp 07/07/2017)

Government eases procedure for use of forest land (kp 03/06/2017), Maps of forested areas prepared (ht 03/06/2017)

Rampant deforestation threatens community forests in Kailali, by Yogesh Rawal (rep 31/05/2017)

Efforts being made to promote urban forestry (ht 22/05/2017)

Forest management: Trees marching uphill, by Krishna Babu Shrestha (ht 22/05/2017)

New guidelines on forest land clearance issued, by Bibek Subedi (kp 18/05/2017)

Community forests: Villagers hit as govt fails to renew licence, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 03/05/2017)

2,700 ha of forestland grabbed in Rautahat (kp 28/04/2017)

Forest staff linked in timber smuggling case (kp 14/04/2017)

5,000 ha of forest land encroached upon in Nawalparasi, by Narayan Sharma and Pratap Bista (kp 11/04/2017)

Only 67 groups of trained firefighters for 19,000 community forests in Nepal (ht 22/03/2017)

Nepal’s REDD+ readiness: There’s hope for a positive shift in our forestry sector funding from a grant-based to a performance-based approach, by Ananta Bhandari (kp 21/03/2017)

Harvested to extinction: Villagers become migrant workers after emptying forest of herbs, by Basanta Pratap Singh (kp 10/03/2017)

Forest owners demand hassle-free supply of products (rep 09/03/2017)

Govt transfers over 14k ha of nat’l forest to CFUGs, by Samipa Khanal (kp 06/03/2017)

Trees or electricity? Hydropower development is being slowed down by irrelevant environmental policies, by Hari Krishna Uprety (kp 01/03/2017) [??]

Khayar tree logging rife in Khotang VDC (kp 24/02/2017)

First national workshop on forest conservation begins (ht 20/02/2017)

Move over, men: Women should be included in decision-making roles in the management of forests, by Basundhara Bhattarai (kp 19/02/2017)

40 per cent forest ranger posts to get solar-powered lights (ht 19/02/2017)

Encroachment takes toll on forests in the West Political parties accused of protecting illegal settlers from eviction, by Amrita Anamol (kp 18/02/2017)

National silviculture workshop in the offing (ht 17/02/2017)

Pine trees vanishing from Doti forests: Smuggling rife in the district, say villagers, by Mohan Shahi (kp 29/01/2017)

Tree felling rampant in Saptari (kp 29/01/2017)

Unregular resin extraction: Jajarkot pine forests under threat, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 24/01/2017)

Govt lacks policies to promote urban forestry (kp 23/01/2017)

Timber smuggling rife at Nepal-India border in Banke (kp 14/01/2017)

Forest land registered in individuals’ names illegally in Rautahat (ht 03/01/2017)

Deforestation up in Kavre in the name of quake victims, by Nagendra Adhikari (kp 01/01/2017)

311 cu ft timber seized, 2 held for investigation (kp 29/12/2016)

Dhading forest authority ‘unaware’ of illegal logging, by Harihar Singh Rathour (kp 24/12/2016)

6,200 ha forestland encroached upon, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 20/12/2016)

50pc timber products in market imported (ht 14/12/2016)

Saal timber smuggling rampant in Rautahat (ht 09/12/2016)

DG appointments violate group based promotion system in forestry (ht 29/11/2016)

Forest encroachment on the rise in Rautahat, by Madan Thakur (rep 19/11/2016)

DFO campaign to control timber smuggling, by Manoj Poudel (kp 16/11/2016)

Forest minister issues 29-point directive (ht 20/10/2016)

Committee set up to regulate timber import (kp 18/10/2016)

Go local: If we want to manage the landless-induced forest conflicts, we need to involve and incentivize landless communities, by Prabin Bhusal (rep 03/10/2016)

Rampant timber smuggling going unchecked, by Upendra Yadav (rep 26/09/2016)

NEA Dhading chief detained at forest office (kp 22/09/2016)

27,000 ha forest land encroached upon (kp 17/09/2016)

Neglected woodlands: Family forests have made a significant contribution to forest and nature conservation, by Jog Raj Giri and Barsha Parajuli (kp 13/09/2016)

556 hectares of forest land encroached in Salyan (kp 11/09/2016)

Illegal saw mills selling timber openly (ht 09/09/2016)

Scientific forest management: For resource utilisation, by Diwakar Sapkota (ht 08/09/2016)

Help them grow: The theory of ‘Himalayan Environmental Degradation’ that was popular duing 1970s had predicted that Nepal would lose all its forests by 2000, by Ganesh Paudel and Reeti Acharya (rep 08/09/2016)

Taskforce to collect data on forest encroachment (kp 31/08/2016)

Ease timber supply for reconstruction, says Bhandari (ht 29/08/2016)

HPV immunisation for 26,000 girls (ht 26/08/2016)

Growing interest in private forestry, by Manoj Paudel (kp 26/08/2016)

Conflict in the place of origin of community forestry (ht 26/08/2016)

Govt to celebrate four decades of conservation (kp 09/08/2016)

New DFO taking quick initiatives to combat deforestation (ht 08/08/2016)

DFO, five staffers face music for felling trees (ht 04/08/2016)

Over 80 per cent of timber imported from foreign countries (ht 20/06/2016)

Forest users make a pitch for sustainability (kp 01/06/2016)

Large volume of seized timbers rotting away, by Shiva Puri (kp 27/05/2016)

Mahendranagar grapples with rampant encroachment (kp 15/05/2016)

Fanned up flames: Nepal may be a global leader in community forestry but it has a long way to go to fight forest fires, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 13/05/2016)

Forest staffers helping boulder smugglers (ht 12/05/2016)

Agro-forestry in Nepal Multiple benefits, by Diwakar Sapkota (kp 12/05/2016)

Dispute affects implementation of forest management programme (ht 06/05/2016)

Consumers are the ones guilty of setting jungles ablaze (ht 06/05/2016)

Forest office seeks help to evict illegal settlers, by Madhav Aryal (ht 05/05/2016)

100,000 ha forest burnt in Far West (kp 03/05/2016)

Deep roots: Though Chir pine was planted with a noble objective, little did people know about its fatal consequences, by Anustha Shrestha (kp 01/05/2016)

Fire destroys 300 ha forest in Bhaktapur (kp 27/04/2016)

Post-quake rebuilding: Local forest bodies told to supply timber (kp 27/04/2016)

Forest encroachment rampant, by Tekendra Deuba (ht 10/04/2016)

Forest authorities concerned by government’s logging decision: Forest authorities in the quake-affected districts say allowing community forest users’ groups to collect timber could lead to forest resources misuse (kp 06/04/2016)

Doti, Dadeldhura losing their pine forests to resin extraction, by DR Panta and Mohan Shahi (kp 05/03/2016)

Ministry told to simplify forest land acquisition, by Bibak Subedi (kp 04/04/2016)

Forest officials charged with timber smuggling, by Laxmi Sah (kp 03/04/2016)

Scientific forestry: Sustainable forest management in community forests is bearing its first fruits, by Pragati Shahi (kp 03/04/2016)

Forest rules for development projects may be eased, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 02/04/2016)

First wood day kicks off: Stakeholders champion for more awareness on the importance of sustainable forest management (kp 22/03/2016)

Women in the woods: Nepal has a long way to go with regard to achieving gender equality goals in forestry, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 21/03/2016)

Doubtful prognosis: The FRA project should have verified its findings with publicly available data, by Uttam B. Shrestha and Hemant R. Ojha (kp 18/03/2016)

Over 470 forests up in flames in last one week: On an average 59 forest fires occur every day, by Arjun Poudel (rep 17/03/2016), Over 500 forest fires have broken out this year: Taplejung authorities struggling with wildfire that started last week (kp 19/03/2016)

SAARC mini summit: Nepal seeks to spread community forestry programme across SAsia, by Anil Giri and Lal Prasad Sharma (kp 16/03/2016), Nepal proposes to gift its community forest programme to SAARC countires, by Lekhanath Pandey and Bharat Koirala (ht 16/03/2016), Matter of satisfaction (ht 17/03/2016)

Conservation measures: Delimit forest boundary: DoF (kp 16/03/2016)

Encroachment rife in Jajarkot: 500 huts built in forest land, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 13/03/2016)

Seeing both forest and trees: Gains in community forestry have come in handy during post-earthquake reconstruction, by Om Astha Rai (nt 11/03/2016)

AFFON urges government to help in private forestry development (kp 08/03/2016)

Over dozen trees felled illegally in Banke National Park in a month, by Damodar Bhandari (ht 05/03/2016)

Community forests thriving in Banke, Dang and Bardiya (kp 03/03/2016)

350 ha forest land grabbed in Bardiya, by Kamal Panthi (kp 23/02/2016)

Healthy greens: Forest use in Nepal is directly linked with food and energy needs of rural residents, particularly the poor, by Jayash Paudel (rep 22/02/2016)

Tree felling in Sunsari rampant, by Bedraj Paudel (kp 21/02/2016)

Shifting donor priorities: International commitment to community forestry in Nepal has sadly fizzled out, by Ghanshyam Pandey (kp 17/02/2016)

Unabated encroachment of land in Chitwan area puts forest at risk (ht 11/02/2016)

Logs worth millions stranded in forests (ht 09/02/2016)

Smuggling of timber rampant in Rautahat (ht 07/02/2016)

Reconstruction delay endangers forests, by Arjun Poudel (rep 06/02/2016)

Forest encroached in Jhapa: Forest officers say various religious groups have con-structed temples and mon-asteries on forestland without permission (kp 27/01/2016)

Timber smuggling rampant during Tarai protest, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 19/01/2016)

Pristine pine forests in Jajarkot dying out (ht 14/01/2016)

Beyond the trees: Forests for human security should be the theme in all practices of forest governance, by Hemant Ojha and Jagannath Adhikari (kp 10/01/2016)

Fuel shortage takes toll on forests: Deforestation on rise both in Hills and the Tarai as families, businesses rely heavily on firewood, by Bedraj Paudel, Bharat Jarghamagar and Chandra Karki (kp 09/01/2016)

Timber smuggling goes unchecked, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 08/01/2016)

Call to promote private forestry for prosperity: Though the Forest Act 1993 mentions private forestry promotion, there has not been adequate legal policies and programmes (kp 07/01/2016)

Forest encroachment rampant in Jajarkot (ht 31/12/2015)

Community forests in Parbat allow locals to collect firewood, by Agandhar Tiwari (kp 27/11/2015)

Smuggling of timber on rise (kp 19/11/2015), Smuggling of timber goes unchecked in Parsa, by Shankar Acharya (kp 22/11/2015)

Firewood demand on rise (kp 18/10/2015)

Green shield: Protecting Nepal’s forests is equally, if not more, in India’s interest too, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 16/10/2015)

Timber smuggling on the rise in Rautahat district (ht 16/10/2015)

Good governance, equity sharing key to forest management: Report (kp 15/10/2015)

FECOFUN calls for access to firewood (kp 09/10/2015)

Ensure proper energy use: Govt (kp 03/10/2015)

Forest encroachment goes unchecked in Bardiya, by Kamal Panthi (kp 25/09/2015)

Illegal logging goes up in protest-hit Tarai districts, by Pragati Shahi (kp 23/09/2015)

Permit regulation lifted on private forest timber trade: The fifth amendment of the Forest Regulation Act 1995 gives private forest owners a free rein to sell timber and non-timber products (kp 22/09/2015)

Timber smuggling on rise in Parsa, by Bhusan Yadav (kp 13/09/2015)

Govt prepares forest mgmt plan for federal setup (kp 04/09/2015)

‘Curbing smuggling of forest products poses challenge’ (ht 24/08/2015)

Dedicated panel to implement forest policy (kp 25/07/2015)

Lost in the jungle: Foreign-funded forestry programmes have led to more trees but marginalised the poor, by Chun Bahadur Gurung (kp 21/07/2015)

Collaborative forest mgmt approach scientific, say users, by Amrita Anmol (kp 19/07/2015)

Chure deforestation causes water crisis in Dadeldhura (ht 07/07/2015)

Forest products smuggling rampant in Chure range (ht 26/06/2015)

Forests face encroachment threat: Experts say natural resource is first victim during political upheavals and natural disasters, by Pragati Shahi (kp 30/05/2015)

Old trees and new saplings: Letting them live, by Sachi Mulmi (kp 24/04/2015)

Timber smuggling up in Udayapur forest (ht 20/04/2015)

Forest lands continue to shrink: Report (kp 19/04/2015)

Felling, smuggling of trees on the rise in Sunsari forest, by Pradip Menyangbo (kp 10/04/2015)

Forests and climate change: Global imperative concern, by Deepika Pandey (ht 08/04/2015)

Timber smuggling rife in Rautahat (ht 19/03/2015)

Resin extraction threatens pine forests in Far West (kp 08/03/2015)

Forest encroachment rampant in Sindhuli (ht 08/03/2015)

Green battalions: Retired army personnel, many of whom leave for work abroad, could instead be encouraged to work in reforestation projects at home, by Weena Pun (kp 07o/03/2015)

Alleged irregularities at 40 community forests (kp 06/03/2015)

Forestry users told to resolve Chure conservation issues through talks (kp 21/02/2015)

Strengthen forest tenure to enhance livelihoods: Experts (ht 14/02/2015)

Timber worth millions rotting away in Bajura (ht 13/02/2015)

Another chance: Department of Forests should demonstrate how ample construction timber can be produced through scientific forest management, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (rep 05/02/2015)

Wildfire rages in community forest (ht 22/01/2015)

DFO for turning community forests into protected forests, by Tika Prasad Bhatta (kp 15/01/2015)

Chitwan forests see turnaround, at a cost, by Ramesh Kumar Poudel (rep 14/01/2015)

Rampant resin extraction threatens pine forests, by Madhav Aryal (kp 10/01/2015)

Scientific Forest Management, by Ganesh Paudel (rn 09/01/2015)

Forest users drip river water from bottle to irrigate plants (kp 03/01/2015)

10-yr project to conserve TMJ area launched, by Chandra Karki (kp 22/12/2014)

Keeping it in the community: Lack of a consistent policy in collaborative forest management is hindering progress, by Jagannath Adhikari (kp 22/12/2014)

Drive against Kalinchok land encroachment starts, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 19/12/2014)

‘Illegal’ structures on public land demolished, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 19/12/2014)

Asia-Pacific LDC ministerial meet begins today (kp 16/12/2014)

Forest officials colluding with timber smugglers: CIAA, by DR Panta (kp 15/12/2014)

Flood displaced forced out of Banke forest areas, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 14/12/2014), Campaign to evict Banke flood victims intensifies, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 15/12/2014), 328 illegal structures razed (kp 16/12/2014)

DFO allows locals to use felled timber (kp 13/12/2014)

DFO Banke starts razing illegal shanties (ht 13/12/2014)

DFO against construction of road through sal forest, by Tika Bhatta (kp 08/12/2014)

Forest gets new lease of life (ht 07/12/2014)

Sustainable forest management: Foresters concerned over panel decision (kp 05/12/2014)

Massive participation urged to draft new forest policy (ht 04/12/2014)

Deforested area regains lost glory, by Durga Lal KC (kp 01/12/2014)

Illegal logging goes unchecked, by Birendra KC (kp 24/11/2014)

CFUGs give a leg up to backward communities, by Durha lal KC (kp 23/12/2014)

Stone mining poses threat to Panchthar forest, by Lawadev Dhungana (kp 14/11/2014)

Writ filed against forest encroachment in Banke (kp 13/11/2014)

Encroachment taking toll on Jajarkot forests (ht 11/11/2014)

Forest conservation work proves ineffective, by Ganesh Chaudhary (kp 30/10/2014)

Community forest comes as a boon for Dang folk, by Durga Lal KC (kp 17/10/2014)

Non-Timber Forest Products: A Great Resource, by Ganesh Paudel (rn 11/10/2014)

Going, going, gone: Much of the gorestland in Kailali has vanished - thanks to smugglers, politicians and constituencies, too, by Dil Bahadur Chhatyal (rep 11/10/2014)

Forest formula: People in villages are not getting wood even to make a chair, while tons of logs are being smuggled, by Ananda Kafle (rep 24/09/2014)

Government to expand community forest coverage, by Pragti Shahi (kp 17/09/2014)

Where women's exclusion is a shame, by Om Astha Rai (rep 12/09/2014)

Mind the gaps: New forestry strategy has a stimulating vision, goal and an exhaustive set of activities but a systematic framework for implementation is missing, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (rep 10/09/2014)

Challenges galore: Women bring different perspective and set of traditional skills to forest management and are known to care for biodiversity, by Richa Bhattarai (kp 07/09/2014)

Timber smuggling on rise in Chure region, by Bechu Gaud and Madhav Aryal (kp 01/09/2014)

Housewives help conserve community forest, by Raju Adhikari (rep 30/08/2014)

Timber smuggling rampant in Ilam, by Benupraj Bhattarai (rep 25/08/2014)

Timber worth millions rotting (ht 19/08/2014)

Future of forests: The government’s new forestry strategy fails to envision how governance will work in a federated system, by Hemanta Ojha (kp 12/08/2014)

Forest user group chiefs face illegal logging charge (kp 11/08/2014)

How To Effectively Manage Our Forests, by Ganesh Paudel (rn 09/08/2014)

Future in Forest: Combating climate change through forest conservation, by Om Astha Rai (rep 08/08/2014)

Campaign to rid forests of encroachers in Kapilvastu (ht 24/07/2014)

32,000 hectare Tarai forest cleared in 20 yrs (kp 23/07/2014)

Cut the trees? The country would perhapsa have been better off if it had converted some forest areas into plantation fields, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (rep 21/07/2014)

Encroachment of forest land goes unabated, by Dilliram Khatiwada (kp 20/07/2014)

‘Consumers not making most of forest resources’ (kp 18/07/2014)

Tree plantation campaign ineffective, by Bhawani Bhatta (kp 14/07/2014)

Deforestation makes Rangoon valley infertile, by Chitranga Thapa and DR Panta (kp 12/07/2014)

Timber smuggling rampant in Ilam, by Benupraj Bhattarai (kp 04/07/2014)

Seized timber left to decay, by Bechu Gaud (kp 02/07/2014)

Logging rampant in the name of hydro project in Doti (ht 29/06/2014)

Poaching, tree felling everydayaffair in Belkatari national forest (ht 14/06/2014)

Community forests earn Rs 5.9m for carbon sequestration, by Ramesh Kumar Poudel (rep 09/06/2014)

Green cities: There must be clear policies and an authorized lead agency to implement urban forest initiatives, by Bijaya Raj Paudyal (rep 09/06/2014)

Graft watchdog books 29 officials for deforestation (ht 03/06/2014)

Forest users call for more local participation (kp 01/06/2014), Forest for the trees: Involving local communities is  vital to saving the Chure range (kp 03/06/2014)

Uneven greens: Qomen don't feel the need to speak up when their male counterparts are discussing or making important decisions, by Anisha Pokharel (rep 01/06/2014)

Illegal timber trade  increasing in Rautahat (ht 28/05/2014)

DFO busts racket involved in timber smuggling in Surkhet, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 23/05/2014)

Gold mines: Forests constitute 40 percent of Nepal's land; but we have been unable to reap enough benefits from them, by Ganesh Paudel (rep 15/05/2014)

Minister Acharya tours encroached forest area, by Aman Koirala (kp 11/05/2014)

Forest users’ group donates metal roof, by Madhav Aryal (kp 06/05/2014)

Illegal logging endangers rhododendron forest, by Dipendra Shakya (kp 04/05/2014)

Youths join hands for forest, wildlife conservation, by Chandani Hamal (rep 25/04/2014)

Engage private sector in forest development: Forest Ministry (kp 22/04/2014)

Experts call for protection of rhododendron forest, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 22/04/2014)

Forest encroachment alarming across country, AG report shows (kp 20/04/2014), 1,837 hectares denuded in Banke, by Thakur Singh Tharu (kp 20/04/2014)

Rampant deforestation dries up Riyu, by Chandan Hamal (rep 18/04/2014)

93.2 hectares of forestland encroached in 63 districts: OAG, by Santosh Ghimire (rep 17/04/2014)

Forest conservation: Biodiversity conservation ourcomes require appropriate planning, by Bijaya Raj Paudyal (rep 17/04/2014)

Tarai deforestation: Forest shrinks 16,500 ha in a decade, by Pragati Shahi (kp 12/04/2014)

Timber left to decay in community forest, by Madhav Aryal (kp 10/04/2014)

Parties’ decisions blamed for forest encroachment in Surkhet, by Moti Lal Poudel (kp 03/04/2014)

Wildfire destroys 600 hectare forests (ht 01/04/2014)

Case against community forest users (kp 27/03/2014)

Rupandehi women praised for community forest mgmt (kp 24/03/2014)

Tree of life: The inclusive policies in forestry are yet to translate into reality in Nepal, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 21/03/2014)

Users protest govt 'interference' in community forests, by Devendra Basnet (rep 03/03/2014)

Green future: There are serious challenges to the sustainability of community forestry, by Ganesh Paudel (rep 20/02/2014)

Community forests not benefiting poor people (ht 17/02/2014)

Three timber smugglers arrested, one escapes, by Madhav Aryal (kp 14/02/2014)

Will forests pay? If developed countries buy 'carbon sinks', Nepali foresters may gain, by Ganesh Paudel (rep 05/02/2014)

Baitadi forest ‘denuded’, by Khagendra Awasthi (kp 04/02/2014)

Forest guards, timber smugglers clash (ht 31/01/2014)

Forest land encroachment unchecked in Nawalparasi, by Narayan Sharma (kp 30/01/2014)

Govt's millions wasted on forest seminars, by Kalendra Sejuwal (rep 24/01/2014)

Forest chief held for illegal felling of trees, by Madan Thakur (rep 20/01/2014)

Locals protest forest land encroachment (ht 19/01/2014)

Forest land encroached (ht 16/01/2014)

Green is the colour: Urban forestry must be promoted simultaneously with the ongoing road widening, by Rahul Karki and Rajesh Bista (kp 08/01/2014)

Timber smugglers active as BNP opens for Khar Khadai, by Nirmal Ghimire (rep 04/01/2014)

Forest officials found involved in felling trees, by Surya Mani Gautam (ht 29/12/2013)

Deforestation ‘unchecked’ in Rara area, by Raj Bahadur Shahi (kp 26/12/2013)

Rara Lake teeters on the brink, thanks to rampant deforestation, by Suman Malla (rep 23/12/2013)

Deforestation rampant in Bajura, by Krishna Oli (rep 11/12/2013)

Evaporating euphoria: Community forest users are dejected as execution of REDD+ still looks like a distant dream, by Om Astha Rai (rep 15/11/2013)

Smugglers denuding Chure with impunity (ht 27/10/2013)

Deforestation goes unchecked, by Chandra Karki (kp 24/10/2013)

Let’s talk: Critical Action Research could play a major role as a policy-making tool in Nepal’s future, by Hemant Ojha (kp 08/10/2013)

Talking our way out: Appropriate forms of public deliberation are key to reaching good policy outcomes, by Jagadish Cjandra Baral (kp 01/10/2013)

Collaborative forests: Need for encouragement, by Bhola Bhattarai (ht 25/09/2013)

Timber worth Rs 10 million starts rotting in Palpa forests, by Madhav Aryal (kp 22/09/2013)

The forests have eyes, by Pragati Shahi (kp 21/09/2013)

Forest encroachment goes unabated in Chure: Officials, by Shiva Puri (kp 09/09/2013)

119 hectares of Bardiya forestland encroached, by Kamal Panthi (kp 06/09/2013)

Seeing is believing: Leasehold forestry, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (rep 12/08/2013)

Community forest land ‘captured’, by Amrita Anamol (kp 14/06/2013)

9,380 hectares of forestland encroached, by Amrita Anamol (kp 06/06/2013)

112 community forest users’ groups rewarded (kp 31/05/2013)

Wildfires destroy Salyan forests, by Biplav Maharjan (kp 13/05/2013)

DFO orders investigation into timber smuggling (ht 29/04/2013)

‘Illegal logging’ denudes forests in Rautahat, by Shiva Puri (kp 27/04/2013)

Forest cleared to settle Kamaiyas, by Kamal Panthi (kp 25/04/2013)

Experts stress scientific forest mgmt: Say conservation-driven approach has failed to tap potentials, by Pragati Shahi (kp 21/04/2013)

Forest fire alert system launched (ht 13/04/2013)

Smuggling of khayar trees on the rise, by Dambar Singh Rai (kp 04/04/2013)

Jungle policies: New forest policy requires a rethinking of forests and a break with institutional legacies, by Hemant Ojha (kp 03/04/2013)

Community forests: Maximizing benefits, by Dipendra Bhattarai and Nira Bhatta (ht 01/04/2013)

600 junior posts of forester lying vacant: Forest conservation programmes hit; Funds lacking to conduct exams (ht 31/03/2013)

Ministry set to launch multi-million forestry project, by Pragati Shahi (kp 28/03/2013)

Sharing forest fruits, by Pragati Shahi (kp 19/03/2013), Wood split between conservation ‘n’ consumption, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 19/03/2013), Govt readying third forest inventory (kp 19/03/2013)

Timber smuggling: Govt, forest users trade charges, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 16/03/2013), ‘Officials collude with timber smugglers’, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 16/03/2013)

Deforestation goes ‘unchecked’ in Parsa, by Bhushan Yadav (kp 14/03/2013), Authorities to probe timber auction irregularities claim (kp 14/03/2013)

Timber smuggling rampant in Morang (ht 03/03/2013)

Minister’s bid to capture forest land foiled (ht 24/02/2013), Locals against plan to grab forest land, by Narayan Sharma (kp 27/02/2013)

Over 1,000 shanties demolished in Dharan (ht 23/02/2013)

APF personnel guard Sarlahi forest office: Officials say forest guards are ‘unable’ to save red sandalwood, by Aman Koirala (kp 21/02/2013)

Green future: Participative forestry, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (rep 12/02/2013)

Forest officials released on bail (kp 06/02/2013)

Timber, wildlife smuggling on upward spiral, by Rajendra Manandhar (kp 05/02/2013)

Timber smuggling rampant in Doti (ht 03/02/2013)

Rapid erosion puts forests at risk in Dhangadi (ht 03/02/2013)

Forestry programme helps reduce poverty, by Ghanshyam Gautam (kp 01/02/2013)

Two smugglers arrested with timber (kp 06/01/2013)

Forest land encroachment goes unchecked, by Binod Tripathi (kp 24/12/2012)

Controversial MSFP sets wheels in motion, by Pragati Shahi (kp 13/12/2012)

Vanishing meadows, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (rep 11/12/2012)

2 Rukum community forests may be snatched from users, by Pragati Shahi (kp 27/11/2012)

Timber smuggling thriving in Sunsari forests: Locals say forest officials and smugglers working in cahoots (ht 23/11/2012)

Protecting the gains, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (rep 30/10/2012)

Missing the forest: Saving Kathmandu´s trees (rep 20/10/2012)

Novel approach: Community plantation, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (rep 14/10/2012)

Octogenarian’s crusade against deforestation, by Chandra Karki (kp 11/10/2012)

An unusual initiative, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (rep 02/10/2012)

Involving, not punishing: Forest conservation, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (rep 23/09/2012)

Community forestry in Nepal, by Jagadish Chandra Baral (rep 29/08/2012)

Nepal’s gritty forest conservationist: I am still committed to protecting forests, says Kunwar (ht 11/08/2012)

Donors drop tender after controversy, by Pragati Shahi (kp 28/07/2012)

Deforestation rampant in Bara (kp 15/07/2012)

Mustang hills being covered with green trees, by Shiva Sharma (kp 02/07/2012)

Forest mgmt ‘fails to reward women’, by Pragati Shahi (kp 24/06/2012)

Wood smuggling rampant from community forests (ht 22/06/2012)

250 grilled over deforestation, by Barun Paneru (rep 22/06/2012)

Timber smuggling on rise, by Bharat Jarghamagar (kp 19/06/2012)

SSB demolishes fence around Nepali forest, by Nirmal Ghimire (rep 17/06/2012)

Seed of hope: Forests protected by indigenous communities of Asia, Africa and Latin America have lower rates of deforestation and carbon emission, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 13/06/2012)

Logging rampant in Sunsari forest, by Abadhesh Kumar Jha (kp 09/06/2012)

Smugglers using rivers to drain community forests, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 27/04/2012)

Ineffective forest law mars timber corporation (kp 26/04/2012)

Illegal logging in conservation area, by Ramesh Khatiwada (rep 19/04/2012)

Forest project still mired in controversy (kp 18/04/2012)

Deforestation in Jajarkot, by Bhim Bahadur Singh (kp 13/04/2012)

Forest users held for logging, by Birendra KC and Manoj Poudel (rep 10/04/2012)

Encroachment depleting forestland, by Manoj Poudel (kp 05/04/2012)

Govt mulls over reducing rights of community forestry users (kp 01/04/2012)

Cops make huge sandalwood haul (kp 29/03/2012)

Concern over forest programme (kp 26/03/2012)

Deforestation alarming in Jhapa, Ilam, by Parbat Portel (kp 26/03/2012)

Multi-million dollar forestry programme courts controversy, by Pragati Shahi (kp 21/03/2012)

Green turns to gray: Both the govt and CFUGs are crucial to stopping deforestation (kp 14/03/2012)

Act amendment soon to curb deforestation: Meant to keep forest user groupsin check, by Ramesh Prasad Bhushal (ht 12/03/2012)

Forest governance: Let it be, by Hemant R. Ojha (rep 12/03/2012)

Don't fix what ain't broke: The government's proposed changes to the Forest Act are handcrafted to sabotage Nepal's widely-acclaimed community forestry movement, by Rubeena Mahato (nt 24/02/2012), Uprooting Grassroots Democracy: Nepal's community forests survived the war, now they are threatened by peace (nt 24/02/2012), Out on a limb: Nepal's forests are threatened by politicians protecting illegal loggers and corrupt forest officials, by Dewan Rai (nt 24/02/2012)

Community forestry in Gorkha bears fruit, by Krisdhna Acharya (kp 14/02/2012)

Carbon money: Community forest management can be an option to quell the concerns over agriculture, by Bhawana Upadhyay (kp 10/02/2012)

CIAA probe confirms massive deforestation in Far-West, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 07/02/2012)

Political patronage fuels deforestation, by D.R. Pant (kp 04/02/2012), FECOFUN wants smugglers punished, by Durgalal K.C. (kp 04/02/2012)

Two forest officials suspended: Community found to be aiding deforestation, by Durgalal K.C. (kp 01/02/2012)

130,000 cubic feet of timber cut illegally from Chure: CIAA, by Bikram Giri (rep 18/01/2012), PCCP affected amid rapid deforestation, by Barun Paneru (rep 25/01/2012), Deforestation under political clout, by Durga Lal K.C. (kp 25/01/2012), Chure denudation goes unchecked, by Dilli Ram Khatiwada (kp 26/01/2012)

CIAA asks govt to curb deforestation (kp 06/01/2012), ‘Irregularities rife, deforestation rampant’: CIAA directs forest ministry to opt for e-bidding,regulate community forests (ht 06/01/2012)

Forest land encroached in Bardiya, by Kamal Panthi (kp 02/01/2012)

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