Pilot Program Aims to Save Jamaica Bay’s Shrinking Marshes

Source: nytimes.com Published: October 14, 2015 John K. McLaughlin, of the city’s Department of Environmental Protection, looking at artificial wetlands (or wave attenuators) off Brant Point, Queens. Yana Paskova for The New York Times By Lisa W. Foderaro At first...

A Decade After Asian Tsunami, New Forests Protect the Coast

Source: e360.yale.edu Published: December 4, 2014 These mangroves, at Lham Ujong, were planted in fish ponds, increasing fish productivity. FRED PEARCE Fred Pearce The tsunami that struck Indonesia in 2004 obliterated vast areas of Aceh province. But villagers there...

Importance of Afforestation in India

Source: importantindia.com Published: February 16, 2014 By H Patra Afforestation refers to the process of converting a non-forest land into a forest. Afforestation is highly important to maintain the biodiversity. India is an emerging or developing country whereas the...