Happiness of walking in the jabarkhet forest which is an example of a new conservation model to protect and conserve existing local forests.
This year in May, large parts of the privately owned jabarkhet nature reserve got severely damaged by forest fires.
More than 3000 forest fires were recorded by satellites in Uttarakhand this May, ten times more than in the past few years. Forest fires in Uttarakhand had destroyed more than 4000 hectares of forest area in 2016.
Forest fires can be natural but these many fires could be possibly due to changing climates and rising temperatures.