India Court Releases $2.3 Billion for Forests

India Court Releases $2.3 Billion for Forests

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aspen-trees-scott-catron-gnu.jpgThe Supreme court of India has released $2.3 billion of frozen funds to be used to boost forest density and wildlife habitats, the Ministry of Environment and Forests said.

The money would improve the tree cover on 14.8 million acres (60,000 sq km) of degraded forest land.

Increasing the number of trees on Earth is the best tool for reducing levels of carbon dioxide currently in the air, the main contributor to global warming.

(Continue reading in Reuters-India)

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