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WRI -just now

LTS Tracker Gives Preview of C...

LTS Tracker Gives Preview of Countries’ Long-term Strategies Before UNSG Climate Action Summit Comments|Add Comment|PrintFires in the Amazon rainforest, August 2019. Photo by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/flickr td { padding:10px; border-right:1px solid white; vertical-align: middle; } td {...

timberbiz -2 hours ago

Paper cups recycled into chipb...

Stora Enso has conducted a trial with Fiskeby Board in Sweden to explore possibilities to recycle used paper cups into white-lined chipboard (WLC). The trials confirmed that paper cups can be utilized as valuable raw material to produce WLC board without any investments or changes to the process con...

timberbiz -2 hours ago

John Deere extends warranty fo...

John Deere is extending the 8 year/ 20,000-hour power electronic components warranty on its 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader. The warranty supports John Deere’s commitment to the durability and reliability of its popular 944K Hybrid Wheel Loader, which was recently named as a finalist for the Diesel Pr...

timberbiz -2 hours ago

Metsa kicks off apprenticeship...

Metsä Group is again kicking off apprenticeship training in its production units across Finland. The company is looking for some 50 people with vocational training, who will gain a qualification for versatile and responsible production tasks at Metsä Group’s mills during their 18-month apprentic...

NEW VIDEOS

SCION -2 days ago

Ōhanga Āmiomio Pacific Summi...

Scion was a proud partner in The Ellen MacArthur Foundation Pacific Summit 2019 held in Rotorua, April 2019....

SCION -6 days ago

Scion's innovation hub...

Scion’s new three-storey building is rising up as the massive timber components, assembled into diagonal grids, are secured in place. Scion’s diagrid is unusual as it utilises timber. The diagrid wall frames and floor/roof beams have been manufactured from precision cut laminated veneer lumber....

USFS -6 days ago

Doe Canyon "A Good Fire"...

The Doe Canyon Fire was a low-intensity fire that was allowed to burn under the objectives of the San Juan National Forest Lands and Resource Management Plan. The fire was managed to allow the natural caused wild land fire to perform its historic ecosystem role of cleaning up the forest floor of dea...

ITTO -7 days ago

Diverse approaches to forest m...

Diverse approaches to forest management and SDGs needed in Africa Sustainable forest management (SFM) must be tailored to suit Africa’s extraordinary diversity of landscapes, people and market demands. Landscape restoration and sustainable and legal supply chains will be crucial in ensuring that...

NEW PUBLICATIONS

Springer -just now

Long-term yields of oilseed ra...

Abstract Alley cropping agroforestry systems (ACS) are ascribed to have manifold positive ecological effects; nevertheless their application is still limited due to uncertain productivity of the agricultural crop, especially in the tree-crop competition zone. Therefore, this stud...

FAO -just now

Status of community-based fore...

Well-performing community-based forestry has the potential to rapidly restore forests in ecological terms and scale up sustainable forest management to the national level, while improving local livelihoods of billions of the most marginalized people around the world. This document highlights the fin...

Springer -20 hours ago

Assessing the influence of har...

Abstract Background To increase ecosystem resilience and biodiversity, the maintenance and improvement of structural and compositional diversity of forests has become an important goal in forest management for many forest owners and ju...

Elsevier -yesterday

Role of seed size and relative...

Publication date: 1 December 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 453Author(s): Kenji Seiwa, Kazuhiko Masaka, Miki Konno, Susumu IwamotoAbstractConspecific negative distance dependent seedling mortality and negative density-dependent seedling survival (CNDD) are among the most important...

UPCOMING EVENTS
16 Sep 2019 - 20 Sep 2019

Working Party Meeting: "Recent...

Suceava, Romania

16 Sep 2019 - 20 Sep 2019

6th International Conference o...

Shchuchinsk, Kazakhstan

24 Sep 2019 - 27 Sep 2019

21st International Nondestruct...

Freiburg, Germany

29 Sep 2019 - 05 Oct 2019

XXV IUFRO World Congress 2019...

Curitiba, Brazil