Tag: Forest Fires
If we know when and where forest fires are likely to occur in India, then why is managing them such a challenge for communities and the Forest Department?
Colonial forestry in Uttarakhand excludes forest dwellers like the Van Gujjars from forest management, making them doubly vulnerable to raging forest fires.
The Uttarakhand forest fires are in the news again. As various photos of raging fires circulated on social media, the Forest Department issued statements...