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Mongabay -1 hour ago

Signs, but no sightings: The p...

BANDAR LAMPUNG, Indonesia — In a two-week survey of the thick forest of Sumatra’s Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park in the 1990s, Indonesian conservationist Agus Setiawan says he found signs of the rare and threatened Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis). “I found the footprint and...

Mongabay -4 hours ago

Podcast: With just 10 years le...

The Sumatran elephant is a small Asian elephant whose numbers are dwindling as their lowland forest habitats are converted to uses like oil palm plantations. Experts say that Indonesia has just 10 years to turn this trend around and save them from the eternity of extinction – though this is optimi...

timberbiz -5 hours ago

Global sawlog prices up and Ch...

Following a two-year decline, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) increased in the 3Q 2020 by 2.9% from the previous quarter, according to the Wood Resource Quarterly, (WRQ). The current GSPI is still the second lowest it has been in four years and is 4.1% lower than the Index’s 25-year average. ...

timberbiz -5 hours ago

New polymer made from wood...

Centre for Sustainable and Circular Technologies scientists have made a sustainable polymer using xylose, the second most abundant sugar in nature. Not only does a new nature-inspired material reduce reliance on crude oil products, but its properties can also be easily controlled to make the materia...

NEW VIDEOS

CIFOR -20 hours ago

Yangambi: Partnerships, capaci...

Since 2007, CIFOR-ICRAF together with a dozen of partners are working in the Yangambi landscape to build forest management capacity, conduct applied research, and support local entrepreneurship and sustainable livelihoods....

CIFOR -20 hours ago

Yangambi : Partenariats, renfo...

Depuis 2007, le CIFOR-ICRAF et une douzaine de partenaires travaillent dans le paysage de Yangambi pour renforcer les capacités de gestion forestière, mener des recherches appliquées et soutenir l'entrepreneuriat local et les moyens de subsistance durables....

USFS -yesterday

Eagle Creek Bridge Project...

The Eagle Bridge, on the North Umpqua Trail, was destroyed in the fires of 2017. This video shows the helicopter hoisting of the various bridge parts and the flight of the final bridge section to the work site. It also features a message from one of our key partners about the project....

USFS -yesterday

Sporax and Cellu-Treat...

A root rot caused by a Heterobasidion species of fungi is widespread in coniferous forests of California and can cause a huge amount of growth loss and death of infected trees. Applications of the borax containing pesticides Sporax and Cellu-Treat to recently cut stumps can be highly effective at p...

NEW PUBLICATIONS

Springer -just now

A commentary review on the use...

Abstract The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), one of the earliest remote sensing analytical products used to simplify the complexities of multi-spectral imagery, is now the most popular index used for vegetation assessment. This popularity and widespread use relate ...

Elsevier -19 hours ago

Forest management legacies aff...

Publication date: 1 March 2021Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 483Author(s): Erik J. Blomberg, Joel Tebbenkamp, Stephen Dunham, Daniel Harrison...

Springer -20 hours ago

Effects of three coniferous pl...

Abstract Background Large-scale afforestation can significantly change the ground cover and soil physicochemical properties, especially the soil fertility maintenance and water conservation functions of artificial forests, which are ve...

Springer -20 hours ago

Organic anion-transporting pol...

Abstract Organic anion-transporting polypeptides (OATPs) are integral membrane transporters that mediate cellular uptake of a broad range of substrates in humans. The functions of OATPs in insects are less well investigated and only poorly understood. A large...

UPCOMING EVENTS
02 Feb 2021 - 03 Feb 2021

Online Policy Forum "Untapping...

online from FAO Rome, Italy

04 Feb 2021 - 04 Feb 2021

IUFRO WP 7.03.16 & 7.03.05 –...

online

09 Feb 2021 - 09 Feb 2021

Webinar Series Forest Roads: R...

online from Oregon State University, United States

09 Feb 2021 - 11 Feb 2021

NEW DATE: IUFRO Small Scale Fo...

online, Ireland

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