Stories Tagged 'Chure forest'
Illegal settlements are being built in the Chure forest area by flood-displaced families, officials say.full story »
Hundred bighas of forest lands at Jhunga in Dudhauli Municipality and Chandanpur in Kamalamai Municipality in Sindhuli district have been encroached upon for building private properties.full story »
Up until a decade ago, Dadeldhura was almost all lush forest. Over 75 percent of the district was under a cover of the massive Mahabharat forest, which spread for 66 kilometres from Mahakali in the west to the Tele highlands along the Doti border in the east. The Chure forest spread from Mahakali to Kailali. But today, massive deforestation and encroachment by human settlements have destroyed nearly a half of the forests.full story »
Incidents of poaching and smuggling of wild animals have been on the rise in the northern part of Chure forest in recent years. full story »