India ’ s Forest and Tree Cover : Contribution as a Carbon Sink Technical Paper

@inproceedings{Kishwan2009IndiaS,
  title={India ’ s Forest and Tree Cover : Contribution as a Carbon Sink Technical Paper},
  author={Jagdish Kishwan and Rajiv Ratna Pandey and Vinay K. Dadhwal},
  year={2009}
}
India ranks 10th in the list of most forested nations in the world with 76.87 million ha of forest and tree cover. Like other forests of the world, our forests also provide critical ecosystem goods and services. However, the significant role of forests in carbon storage and sequestration has increased their importance manifold and brought them to the centre-stage of climate change mitigation strategies. India’s forest and tree cover accounts for about 23.4% of the total geographical area of the… CONTINUE READING

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