India is home to some of the finest forests of the world from lush green pine and dedoar trees to diverse wildlife ranging from tigers to. Preceded by: forest bulletin succeeded by: indian forest records (new series) botany succeeded by: indian forest records (new series) entomology. Get the forest block weather forecast access hourly, 10 day and 15 day forecasts along with up to the minute reports and videos for forest block, india from. The total forest and tree cover is spread across 802,088 square km, which is 2439 percent of the geographical area of the country however, in. Forest area (sq km) in india was reported at 706820 sq km in 2015, according to the world bank collection of development indicators, compiled from officially.
Since independence, a fifth of india's land has consistently been under forests the population has increased more than three times since 1947. An oft-cited analogy to underline the extent of deforestation is that the world has been losing forest land equivalent to the size of 1,000 football. Award winning exclusive indian cusine, wine and cocktail bar, private function area and disco floor in abbots langley, watford.
Apart from being the largest tiger reserve and national park in the indian subcontinent, it also has the largest mangrove forest and has an unique estuarine. Backgroud by 2001, forest coverage in india had fallen from 40 percent at the beginning of the twentieth century to 23 percent, below the worldwide average of . New delhi: india has increased its forest and tree cover 1% since 2015 to 802,088 square kilometres despite population and livestock.
Environment and forest 335, statewise recorded forest area of the country (all india) 339, estimates of tree and mangrove cover (all india. Learn about working at indian ministry of environment and forests join linkedin today for free see who you know at indian ministry of environment and forests. Introduction india is one of the first countries in the world to have stated scientific management of its forests during the year 1864 the then british india. This collection of articles by noted environmental historian richard p tucker is an attempt to trace indian forest history from the colonial era to its. Forestry in india is a significant rural industry and a major environmental resource india is one of the ten most forest-rich countries of the world along with russia.
Earth's largest productive ecosystem is forest and we should save them india is a large source for the forests the forest cover of india is assessed as 6783. Environ manage 2017 sep60(3):544-553 doi: 101007/s00267-017-0894-4 epub 2017 jun 1 vulnerability of forests in india: a national scale assessment. A mint analysis shows the forest survey of india estimate may be grossly overstating the true extent of forest cover in delhi, and in india. These forests have the largest known population of the endangered golden langur trachypithecus geei in india (choudhury 2002) since 1989, a third of these.
Resources india's forest cover is estimated to be about 64 million hectares, or 195 percent of the country's area, however, the per caput availability of forest land. People of all ages and abilities are welcome to come to stay and get involved with us our experience with guests, from all over the world, has been very positive. The diverse forest types within the indian territory support a rich variety of wildlife a tour of the forests is a thrilling experience.
An intimate jungle camp near bandhavgarh fort, monsoon forest consists of just 6 boutique safari-style tents. In response the colonial authorities in india created the indian forestry service and introduced modern scientific forestry from continental. Forests of india 1 geography chapter 5 forests of india 2 introduction • the total plant life growing naturally in an area is called. Forest cover of india has increased by 5,081 square kilometre between 2013 and 2015 the india state forest report 2015, released by union.