India’s forest, tree cover rose by 2,261 sq km in last 2 years

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Primary reason the forest were saved because most rural folks moved to the city, we had 70% pop living rural in 80s and it will be just 20% in 2040. Lack of development in rural zones and poverty had allowed forest to regrow and strong laws which protect forest helped too.


Interesting (sad) how the good news articles don’t get up voted as much as the others. OP, thanks for posting.


It’s a patch of 50×50 km, small enough to be a rounding error given India’s size.


Finally, some good fucking news


great information