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Aarey, smog, wildfires — forests dominate headlines. But what exactly is a forest?

 What exactly is a forest? India’s green cover is not easy to understand. There are different types of greenery, lands where trees shouldn’t crop up even if they can, and the definition of forests, savannas, and other green ecosystems vary across the country. 

Read more in this article by Chintan Sheth in The Print.

Check out the chapter from a book (Savanna Woody Plants and Large Herbivores) which explores African and Asian Savannas, with comparisons of vegetation composition and drivers of vegetation structure and function.