Jump to Navigation

All global forest info at your mousecklick...

Sustainable Business | 6 years 4 months ago

One of the little-known facts about cap-and-trade is that individuals are allowed to buy and trade carbon credits just like corporations can. It's the same as buying and trading a stock through a broker, but in this case individuals would do so through brokers that specialize in environmental...

Phys | 6 years 4 months ago

Forestry and nature conservation can benefit from promoting a diversity of tree species, new study finds. Modern forestry is largely based on monocultures—in Sweden usually pine or spruce—mainly because it is considered more rational. However a forest contributes more ecosystem services than timber...

Nature, The Guardian | 6 years 4 months ago

Fighting climate change by producing more biofuels could actually worsen a little-known type of air pollution and cause almost 1,400 premature deaths a year in Europe by 2020, according to a new study.

Guyana Times | 6 years 4 months ago

The Amerindian Action Movement of Guyana (TAAMOG) has hailed Guyana’s receipt of the US$45 million for climate services provided by Norway, while noting that Amerindian communities are following guidelines for sustainable forest management.  In a release on Sunday, TAAMOG extended congratulations...

Ecosystem Market Place | 6 years 4 months ago

More than a dozen indigenous leaders from across the Amazon endorsed efforts to save endangered rainforest using financial mechanisms that reward good land stewardship and reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD).

Forest Talk | 6 years 4 months ago

The British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is inviting public review and comment until March 9, 2013, on a public discussion paper released today as part of a comprehensive timber supply review of the 100 Mile House timber supply area. The 100 Mile House timber...

CIFOR | 6 years 4 months ago

Forestry experts have called for a new approach to managing land and tackling climate change – challenging the ongoing debate that forests have to be sacrificed for the sake of rural development and food security. Governments, policymakers and scientists worldwide have been experimenting for years...

The Guardian | 6 years 4 months ago

American biologist Kelly Swing thwacks a bush with his butterfly net and a dozen or so bugs and insects drop in. One is a harvester, or daddy-long-legs, another a jumping spider which leaps on to a leaf where two beetles are mating.

Deutsche Welle | 6 years 4 months ago

Ecuador's plan to refrain from drilling for oil in its rainforests in return for money remains controversial. Critics have questioned the tangible benefits of the project for the forest and its residents.

Ecosystem Marketplace | 6 years 4 months ago

In order for the United Nations to achieve its goal of reducing carbon emissions from tropical deforestation by 50% between now and 2020, they have to know the amount of emissions that is currently caused by destroying tropical forests. Now they do: it’s roughly three gigatons per year, or at least...

Celestial Green Ventures | 6 years 4 months ago

The Brazilian Ministry for the Environment announced that a national mechanism to regulate Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) must be implemented in 2013. The conclusion of a national strategy for REDD+ and the use of the Amazon Forest as a mechanism to help...

ALLAfrica | 6 years 4 months ago

ON March 21 this year, the globe will be commemorating World Forest Day. This is one of the world's leading global platforms for people with an interest in forests and climate change, to share their views and work together, to ensure forests are suitably incorporated into any future climate change...

International Forest Industries | 6 years 4 months ago

There are 7 million ha of industrial quality planted forest in Brazil with almost 2 million ha of pine and 5 million ha of hardwood, principally eucalypts. This plantation base has formed the basis for most of the forest industry expansion. All of the pulp & paper plus all of the composite wood...

International Forest Industries | 6 years 4 months ago

The global balance between supply and demand is forecast to shift over the next few years, moving from an oversupply of lumber to an undersupply. While European lumber consumption continues to struggle, North America’s rapid recovery, Japan’s steady consumption, and China’s economic growth engine...

International Forest Industries | 6 years 4 months ago

On Tuesday, real estate and timberland management company Rayonier announced it is selling one of its four operating divisions, its wood products division, to Vancouver, Canada-based International Forest Products Limited (Interfor).

Shuttleworth Foundation | 6 years 4 months ago

The outcomes of the Rights-based REDD+ dialogue held in Cape Town in November 2012 have been released in a new report.

Survival International | 6 years 4 months ago

Three Bushman children have been arrested by paramilitary police in Botswana. The arrests are the latest signs of a new government policy to intimidate Bushmen who have returned to the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR).

Ecosystem Marketplace | 6 years 4 months ago

The Brazilian state of Mato Grosso has become the second Brazilian state  after Acre to create a regulatory framework for rewarding those who combat climate change by saving endangered rainforest.  Acre, meanwhile, will receive 50 million Real ($24.2 million) for REDD+ from KfW, the German...

PaperIndex News | 6 years 4 months ago

Södra has chosen to leave the project with Angara Paper to build a greenfield pulp mill in Russia. Södra was invited to take part in a project to build a greenfield pulp mill in southern Siberia. Södra’s role in the project was to be an industrial partner and to handle the marketing and sales of...

Pages



by Dr. Radut