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Insights Daily Debates, Day – 25: Vanishing Forests: Is ‘Greening India’ Eating Our Forests?

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Insights Daily Debates: Day – 25

28 August 2015


Today’s Topic

 Vanishing Forests: Is ‘Greening India’ Eating Our Forests?

The Hindu

The Indian Express


The Hindustan Times

Why are India’s forests vanishing? Is greening India a better option than conserving forests? Are we giving unnecessarily more priority to greening rather than protecting existing forests? What are the costs of vanishing forests? What should be done urgently to protect forests?