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Forest Sweden -22 hours ago

The Coronavirus Has Not Stoppe...

Demand for toilet paper, face masks, disinfecting wipes, corrugated paper for cardboard boxes, and wood products for home renovations are just a few forest products that have been in unusually high demand in many countries during this spring. / Wood Resources International LLC...

Mongabay -yesterday

Indonesia to receive $56m paym...

JAKARTA — Indonesia is set to receive $56.15 million from Norway, the first payment based on the results of the Southeast Asian country’s efforts to preserve its vast tropical rainforests to curb carbon dioxide emissions. The payment is for Indonesia preventing the emission of 11.23 million tons...

WRI -yesterday

South Asia Confronts a Double ...

South Asia Confronts a Double Disaster: Cyclone and COVID-19 Comments|Add Comment|PrintDhaka Division, Bangladesh, February 2020. Photo by Dennis Sylvester Hurd/flickr The axiom for this anxious moment is: coronavirus makes everything more complicated. That has been the case in Bangladesh and easter...

WRI -yesterday

Comparing the Life Cycle Green...

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Mongabay -yesterday

Marijuana cultivation whittlin...

Between the cacao fields of northwest Madagascar and the vanilla of the northeast, a chain of rainforests bob along the highland interior. Tsaratanana Reserve, home to the country’s highest peak, has long been a key link in the chain, with abundant primary forest mostly undisturbed by human activi...

Mongabay -yesterday

They survived centuries of ele...

Scraping sounds fill the nights at Mapungubwe, a national park at the confluence of the Limpopo and Shashe rivers, where the borders of Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa meet. Families of elephants relentlessly tear the bark off ancient baobabs, scraping their tusks on the trees and digging deep i...

What Wood -yesterday

Prodesa to build two wood pell...

The plants will be launched in 2021. Prodesa will be responsible for the full design, procurement and construction of pellet plants. Comprehensive service of the company includes all the processes of design, production and procurement, control of assembly and commissioning, as well as training....

Mongabay -yesterday

Prized as pets, are ball pytho...

In a video, a group of young Ghanan men stride out into the bush, carrying long sticks over their shoulders. Dogs trail alongside them. When they come across a burrow, a man kneels and loosens some dirt with his stick. Then he glides his hand into the hollow, and pulls out a long black snake […...

timberbiz -yesterday

Canfor closes Canadian sawmill...

Canfor will close its Isle Pierre sawmill located near Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. The closure will take effect in the third quarter of 2020 following a wind down of operations. The closure is a result of an insufficient supply of economically viable timber following the Mountain Pine B...

timberbiz -yesterday

Katerra CLT factory gains 3 ce...

Katerra’s cross-laminated timber (CLT) factory in Spokane Valley, Washington, US has received Chain of Custody (CoC) certification under three major certification programs: Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), and the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Cert...

timberbiz -yesterday

Deere gets ahead harvesting la...

John Deere’s H219 is a new harvester head built for large harvesters and tracked carriers for harvesting large trees. The two-wheel-drive H219 has two-gear feed motors. The feed force and speed are optimized according to the tree size. Grip of the felled trunk is tight, delimbing is efficient and ...

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