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vor 11 Jahre 11 months

The report of the study Shaping forest communication in the European Union: public perceptions of forests and forestry was published in September 2009.

Vancouver Sun | vor 11 Jahre 11 months

SHANGHAI — British Columbia has only a small slice of the growing Chinese lumber market because most forest companies are shipping lumber cut to North American — not Chinese — specifications.

NewWire | vor 11 Jahre 11 months

BURNABY, BC, Nov. 24 /CNW/ - Taiga Building Products Ltd. ("Taiga" or the "Company") The Board of Directors of Taiga announced today that they have appointed the next generation of Taiga's Executive Vice Presidents, effective January 1, 2010. Trent Balog will step into the role of Executive...

The Jakarta Post | vor 11 Jahre 11 months

An expert has warned that the REDD emissions reduction scheme designed to protect forests could be prone to conflicts between rich and rainforest nations, including Indonesia, which could in turn threaten bilateral relations because of complicated mechanisms involved in  the monitoring of the...

Guardian | vor 11 Jahre 11 months

A global emergency funding scheme to drastically reduce the destruction of tropical rainforests over the next five years was announced by the Prince of Wales today, with the US pledging $275m (£165m) towards rainforest protection.

International ForestIndustries | vor 11 Jahre 11 months

  The worst is almost over for the North American softwood lumber market as improving demand in 2010 is expected to breathe some life back into a beaten up industry. (Source: International WOOD Markets Group)  While the coming winter will likely be a tough one, rising housing starts, lean...

CubaHeadlines | vor 11 Jahre 11 months

According to data of United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Cuba is one of the few countries of the world where forest areas grow every year.

RUNA | vor 11 Jahre 11 months

According to intermediate results, Russian timber industry remains unprofitable – in the first half of 2009 most segments of the industry didn’t fix any growth.

TripleUndit | vor 11 Jahre 11 months

  Think of it as CSI for the timber industry. Singapore-based Double Helix Tracking Technologies (DHTT) uses DNA tests to verify the origins of timber. Essentially, it’s the same technology that’s used in forensics and paternity testing –only DHTT has adapted it specifically for wood. “What we’...

The Ecologist | vor 11 Jahre 11 months

Former Paraguayan government minister makes plea for West to intervene in runaway illegal logging situation displaced from Brazil

vor 11 Jahre 11 months

CAN SOMEONE please explain how you can tear down millions of trees, burn them in a furnace and claim what comes out of it is "green energy"? Because that is what NewPage Port Hawkesbury and Nova Scotia Power Inc. want to do.

vor 11 Jahre 11 months

CHAMPIONS of carbon offsetting may have been barking up the wrong tree. It is generally assumed that the tropics are the best place to plant forests in order to sequester carbon and cool the planet, but a study of the effects of tree planting is casting doubt on this idea. To maximise climate...

vor 11 Jahre 11 months

Neither conventional fossil fuels nor alternative energy sources can singly or jointly provide the amount and quality of energy needed by 2100.

vor 11 Jahre 11 months

PARIS (AFP) – Investing billions today to protect threatened ecosystems and dwindling biodiversity would reap trillions in savings over the long haul, according to a UN-backed report issued Friday. More than a billion of Earth's poorest denizens depend directly on coral reefs, forests, mangroves...

TimesOnline | vor 11 Jahre 11 months

Britain is set to plunder the lungs of the world to feed its growing hunger for wood to burn in power stations.

VOV News | vor 11 Jahre 11 months

Finnish Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen says his country can provide Vietnam with equipment and technology to tackle environmental problems.

Forestry Investment Blog | vor 11 Jahre 11 months

As this blog has been sponsored by Greenwood Management, I wanted to have a direct discussion with the management team  at Greenwood in order to get a feel as to how they saw the forestry industry at present, and what direction Greenwood Management saw forestry trends moving towards generally.

vor 11 Jahre 11 months

This month, the journal Nature Geoscience published a study calculating that deforestation is responsible for about 15% of global carbon emissions, down from earlier estimates of 20% or more. Most of the world's deforestation is concentrated in a few tropical nations, like Brazil and Indonesia...

vor 11 Jahre 11 months

A new bipartisan coalition of business, government and environmental leaders is asking the Senate to make deforestation a centerpiece of the climate bill by allocating billions to fund tropical forest preservation programs in developing nations.

vor 11 Jahre 11 months

A great deal has been learned over the past 15 years about how to reduce carbon emissions from tropical deforestation in ways that benefit local people and the global environment. Stopping deforestation is a complex undertaking, but because it accounts for 17 percent of global emissions,...

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