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Today we spent a chilly day out in the uMkhomazi catchment in the south of Kwa-Zulu Natal with a group of stakeholders who are mutually concerned about water security in the catchment #Water #SharedBenefits #SharedRisks
Why this catchment?
1. The Mkhomazi River is the 3rd largest river in KZN, with major infrastructure projects on the horizon #Water #InfrastructureDevelopment
2. It's identified as possible solution to long term water deficits in uMngeni catchment #WaterDemand #InfrastructureDevelopment
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. @Dev_Fadnavis need not give an certificate of how #Ecofriendly he is to anyone

Planted 23 crore trees already

Set up 24-hour toll free helpline 1926 #HelloForest

Created #GreenArmy, a body of dedicated volunteers to plant trees

U can register here

greenarmy.mahaforest.gov.in
#ForestSurveyofIndia has declared #Maharashtra as the ONLY state which has registered a GROWTH in #forestCover in past years

Not just #forests, but trees outside jungles have also seen a spike
253 m2 rise in #trees
82 km2 rise in #mangroves

#HaritKranti
#GreenMaharashtra
Survival rate of the 23 crore trees planted

2016 72 %
2017 80 %
2018 85 %

Impressive, isn’t it?

More focus has been on areas of the state with LESS forest cover like Marathwada, Western Maharashtra & Vidarbha

#HaritKranti
#GreenMaharashtra
#AareyAikaNa
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#OtherKashmir
#AJK #GilgitBaltistan #Kashmir

Story of 90 Years imprisonment
Name: Iftikhar Husain Karbalai
For the people who wave their flag:

You don't want to look that does not mean we are in heaven.
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Sing-along version of my slides for #superwood @forestsandwood event. #forests #wood #timber and the #bioeconomy ... with bonus links for extra credit reading
Trees contain a lot of potentially useful extractives - chemicals with useful functions that might be taken out before the fibre goes to another market. Some listed in our database thanks to @IBioIC
blogs.napier.ac.uk/cwst/ited/
This #timber availability forecast is linked through from here blogs.napier.ac.uk/cwst/grade-in-…
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