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India aims to restore 26 million hectares of degraded & deforested land

 

  • Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that India aims to restore 26 million hectares of degraded and deforested land, and achieve land-degradation neutrality by 2030.
  • Addressing the UN summit on Biodiversity, Mr Javadekar said, India has a culture of not just protecting and conserving nature but living in harmony with nature.
  • Emergence of COVID has emphasized the fact that unregulated exploitation of natural resources coupled with unsustainable food habits.