March 21, 2010

World Forestry Day- Punjab Should Increase its Green Cover Urgently

World Forest Day was observed in Jalandhar and else where.

It was discussed that Punjab's forest cover has suffered extensive damage in thye last 50 years. Urgent steps shpuld be taken to reverse this loss so that the ecological imbalance is corrected.

Great Birs of Nabha and Bhadson should be revived

Forests of Machhiwara should be replanted.

Extensive tree plantation should be undertaken in the foothill areas of Shivaliks in Hoshiarpur and Ropar Districts.

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