Save Buxhawa Forest : Forests are homes for millions of birds, animals and other species, by cutting them we are snatching their homes, their livelihoods etc. Forests play a critical role in managing climate change because they soak up carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases that would otherwise be free in the atmosphere and contribute to ongoing changes in climate patterns.
Forests are essential for life on earth. Forests are so much more than a collection of trees. Forests are home to 80% of the world’s terrestrial biodiversityOne such forest in our country named Buxwaha Forest is in recent concern for many people, located in Buxwaha Protected Forest , Buxwaha Tehsil, Chhatarpur district, Madhya Pradesh.
The forest is in great concern of everybody because the decision of cutting of 2.15 lakh trees has been take to make diamond mine in Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh.The land will have to be excavated or mined deep to get the diamond treasure in Buxwaha.To carry out this excavation, a treasure trove of natural resources of the forest, including Teak, Ken, Behda, Banyan, Jamun, Tendu, Arjuna, and other medicinal trees that total up to 2,15,875 will have to be cut down. It is estimated that there are 342 million carats of diamonds in the Buxwaha forest.
However, to get this treasure of diamonds, the valuable natural resources of this forest, namely herbal plants and all other trees, will have to be cut down.To save the forest many social media campaigns have been started but the most influential one is going on twitter and it is named as #SAVEBUXWAHA.
In certain pieces of the city, a young fellow attempted to speak loudly by wearing an oxygen tank on his back and a breathing apparatus over his mouth, saying that he needed oxygen rather than jewels. At the point when the public authority attempts to force such dangerous undertakings on individuals for the sake of advancement, the public authority needs to comprehend that the meaning of improvement ought to be founded on evenhanded turn of events.
What progress is this that uproots the tribal people who have been living there for the past hundred to hundred and fifty years and generations, cultivating the forest and believe the nature as their deity, while making a living through the forest; take utmost care that the resources of the forest are not destroyed.
Many people across the country have come forwarded to save the forest. In view of corona, all of them have currently run the Save Buxwaha Forest campaign on social media, but as soon as the corona infection is stopped, all of them will reach Buxwaha. If necessary, they will stick to the trees.