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vor 11 Jahre 8 months

  VANCOUVER, Nov. 13 /CNW/ - The wood culture in BC needs to protect its investment. That's the message from Wood WORKS! BC which is focusing this year's Wood Design Luncheon Conferences on durable wood exteriors. Expert speakers will provide valuable information on how to design and build with...

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

The supply of logs from the country's industrial forest (HTI) is expected to rise by 36 percent to 18.5 million cubic meters next year with the issuance of more forest development licenses, a director at the forestry ministry said.

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

Japan- BC Forest Minister Pat Bell says he has signed a memo of understanding with a private Chinese company to look at the books of the Mackenzie and Kitimat Pulp mill.

Forestry-Invest | vor 11 Jahre 8 months

Buying up forest property is a different kind of property investment and can be traced all the way back to when Tarzan and Jane first settled down seventy years ago.

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

A NZ Government decision to make big companies pay for some of their greenhouse gas emissions when using wood pellets and other biofuels is seen as the last straw by many in the forest industry. Reports Friday Off Cuts

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Six provincial governors from Indonesia, Laos and the Philippines on Thursday backed an expanded U.N. scheme aimed at protecting and conserving forests in return for carbon credits.

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

JUST months - that's how long it took for Europe to be engulfed by an ice age. The scenario, which comes straight out of Hollywood blockbuster The Day After Tomorrow, was revealed by the most precise record of the climate from palaeohistory ever generated.

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

The research, by Bristol University, suggests that despite rising emissions, the world is is still able to store a significant amount of greenhouse gases in oceans and forests. According to the study, the Earth has continued to absorb more than half of the carbon dioxide pumped out by humans...

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

Shanghai’s approval of a new wood-frame building code is a major step forward in the growing demand for Canadian wood products in China, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, and British Columbia’s Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell announced today.

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

Norway will provide up to $250 million to Guyana as part of the South American country's effort to avoid emissions from deforestation.

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

Saving Kyoto, Graciela Chichilnisky, November 05, 2009 The carbon market can be used to avoid a stand-off between the major emitters at Copenhagen and forge a consensus among nations. Graciela Chichilnisky sets out her proposal.

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

Coral reefs around the world are worth a staggering $172 billion dollars a year to the global economy. But the wealth of the oceans' reefs, and their amazing monetary value, is on the verge of being destroyed.

RISI | vor 11 Jahre 8 months

New Delhi, Nov. 10, 2009 (RISI) - Although the growth in softwood log imports in India is impressive, at least 80% of India's log imports are hardwood. Teak logs are imported from Myanmar, various African countries, and Central and South America. According to ITTO data, prices for teak logs...

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

DAKAR — A Senegalese environmental NGO announced on Friday that it had planted 34 million mangrove trees in three months in a project largely financed by French dairy giant Danone to offset its carbon footprint.

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

The Ontario Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry has announced $6 million forest renewal program.

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

At 8am on Wednesday 7 October, a smartly dressed fiftysomething Filipino woman took the escalator to the first floor of the UN building in Bangkok and merged into a throng of diplomats, civil servants and environmentalists arriving for the eighth day of the ninth session of the global climate...

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

The Walt Disney Company intends to invest US$7 million in forest conservation projects in the U.S.A, the Amazon  and the Congo Basin in an effort to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. Disney’s forestry  investment policy is being made in partnership with three conservation groups: Conservation...

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

The Government of Canada is investing in new commercial opportunities for Canada’s forest sector to ensure a competitive future for the industry, creating jobs and stimulating the economy. Today, David Anderson, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources, announced $17.8...

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

November 6, 2009: The United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF) met in Special Session at UN Headquarters in New York on Friday, 30 October 2009. At the special session, delegates reached a decision on the need for urgent global action to catalyze funding for sustainable forest management around...

vor 11 Jahre 8 months

With the world facing global warming and a biodiversity crisis, a new study in Conservation Biology shows that within 15 years logged forests—considered by many to be 'degraded'—can be managed in order to successfully fight both climate change and extinction.

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