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IISD -6 hours ago

Event: First Informal Meeting ...

At its 106th meeting on 8 July 2019, the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Executive Committee (EXCOM) considered a letter from the Deputy Prime Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic, Gabriela Matečná, transmitting the Ministerial Decision on Resuming the Neg...

NYT -7 hours ago

A Photographer’s Arduous Cli...

A technologist works in rainforest canopies to track illegal logging. To document that work, you can’t take pictures from the ground....

What Wood -7 hours ago

Kai Merivuori, Managing Direct...

WhatWood talked to Kai Merivuori, Managing Director of the Finnish Sawmills Association, about the current state of the Finnish sawmilling industry, global sawn timber markets, and expected changes. Read the full interview in the latest issue: Russian Timber Journal  ...

Mongabay -12 hours ago

Violence against indigenous pe...

On the same day that President Jair Bolsonaro made his anti-indigenous speech at the U.N. General Assembly in New York, Brazil’s Indigenous Missionary Council (CIMI) released its annual report, “Violence Against Indigenous Peoples in Brazil.” The data collected are from 2018, but the report al...

The Guardian -13 hours ago

Lady Anne Berry obituary...

Renowned horticulturist who created the spectacular Rosemoor garden in Devon and nurtured the grounds of the Hackfalls Arboretum in New ZealandiIn the world of horticulture, only a few people have managed to create a garden of world renown. Lady Anne Berry, however, played an active part in making t...

CIFOR -14 hours ago

Sustainability can be an advan...

Economic development of the agricultural commodity must take into account the environment...

EFETAC -15 hours ago

Firesetting Arrests Reduce Fut...

New research by the USDA Forest Service explores how law enforcement efforts might impact future incidents of arson. “We found very little documented research on whether arrests, as a distinct measure of law enforcement efforts, are linked to reductions in the occurrence of intentional fires...

timberbiz -15 hours ago

Romania logs twice the legal l...

Logging in Romania claims 38 million cubic metres of wood each year, nearly twice the amount that is legally permitted, and much more than is officially reported by the government according to NGOs. Some 330,000 hectares of Romania’s forest lies within Natura 2000 sites, yet even within this off...

timberbiz -15 hours ago

Independent review of strategi...

Indufor Group was engaged by Asia Pacific Resources International Limited (APRIL) to undertake an independent review of the strategic wood fibre supply forecast of the company’s commercial plantations supplying PT Riau Andalan Pulp and Paper mill (RAPP) at Riau province, Indonesia. Source: Timbe...

timberbiz -15 hours ago

JD rolls out more for its fore...

John Deere is rolling out increased options on its G-Series forestry swing machines which help lower daily operating costs, boost productivity, and increase uptime. According to John Deere the updates, including improvements to the machine design and the addition of more standard features will pro...

timberbiz -15 hours ago

Forest Growers Research Awards...

Forest Research Awards emphasise a range of challenges in tree science and researchers in fields as diverse as nitrogen movement in forest soils, to the designer of a grapple on a helicopter to collect forest slash from vulnerable slopes, were recognised at the Forest Growers Research Awards at Te...

timberbiz -15 hours ago

AUSTimber site visit and AFCA ...

The Australian Forestry Contractors Association (AFCA) will be holding its AGM in Traralgon on 24 October, the same date that it has organized a site visit for AUSTimber2020, which is also to be held in Gippsland. Source: Timberbiz The site visit, which is at 2.30pm, will be an opportunity for exhib...

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