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INBAR -2 hours ago

Webinar | Bamboo for land restoration | Bamboo & Environmental Management

The way we learn and share experiences is changing. INBAR’s themed online webinar series brings bamboo and rattan experts from all over the world together to educate, inspire and discuss, without the need for travel. Bamboo is a versatile plant with numerous uses and utilities, including as a food, feed and fodder, energy, agricultural uses, and income opportunities through value addition. Its...

ForestForum.ru -4 hours ago

Forest fires in Russia - July 8, 2020

The main sources of current information on forest fires in Russia are satellite monitoring data from the ISDM-Rosleskhoz system and official reports of the Aerial Forest Protection Service (Avialesookhrana) based on information from regional authorities. Below are the main numbers from these two sources, as well as graphs showing the situation since the beginning of the year, and some explanations...

timberbiz -11 hours ago

FSC extends transition period for national standards

The coronavirus pandemic has been an obstacle for certification bodies that cannot conduct audits as usual. It also makes it difficult for certificate holders to adjust their operational systems to conform with the requirements of new normative documents. Source: Timberbiz To support a smooth transition, FSC International has approved an extension of the transition period of some national standard...

timberbiz -11 hours ago

OneFortyOne opens doors to forestry for students

OneFortyOne New Zealand offers an annual $4000 grant for the course of each student’s four-year degree program, as well as work experience during semester breaks throughout the year and during the university summer holiday. Scholarships help with the costs of studying towards a forestry degree and to open up pathways to employment within the industry. Many of the scholarship students go on to ac...

timberbiz -11 hours ago

Softwood Working Group adds voice to chorus on unacceptable fuel loads in forests

The Softwoods Working Group is joining a growing chorus of voices telling the Bushfire Royal Commission that fuel loads in public and private forests last summer were at an “unacceptable” level and had been allowed to build up, “making fire prevention almost impossible.” Source: Tumut and Adelong Times Those statements were made by SWG Chair Peter Crowe in a written submission made public ...

timberbiz -11 hours ago

State of plant biosecurity in Australia

The National Plant Biosecurity Status Report for 2019 was released by Plant Health Australia (PHA), bringing together contributions from more than 100 government, industry and research organisations. Source: Timberbiz PHA publishes the report annually to provide a comprehensive overview of the state of plant biosecurity in Australia in the previous calendar year. “2019 was challenging for agricu...

ForestForum.ru -yesterday

Forest fires in Russia - July 7, 2020

The main sources of current information on forest fires in Russia are satellite monitoring data from the ISDM-Rosleskhoz system and official reports of the Aerial Forest Protection Service (Avialesookhrana) based on information from regional authorities. Below are the main numbers from these two sources, as well as graphs showing the situation since the beginning of the year, and some explanations...

CIFOR -yesterday

Video presentación: Johanna Herrera de la Universidad Javeriana de Colombia.

Video presentación: La experiencia colombiana del observatorio de territorios étnicos y campesinos, por Johanna Herrera de la Universidad Javeriana de Colombia. Este es un video del taller de formación “Más allá de la formalización del derecho colectivo: Seguridad de tenencia y elementos para el abordaje de situaciones de conflicto”, organizado por el Centro para la Investigación Fores...

USFS -yesterday

Drivers of global Scolytinae invasion patterns

Biological invasions are affected by characteristics of invading species, strength of pathway connectivity among world regions and habitat characteristics of invaded regions. These factors may interact in complex ways to drive geographical variation in numbers of invasions among world regions. Understanding the role of these drivers provides information that is crucial to the development of effect...

ForestForum.ru -2 days ago

Forest fires in Russia - July 6, 2020

The main sources of current information on forest fires in Russia are satellite monitoring data from the ISDM-Rosleskhoz system and official reports of the Aerial Forest Protection Service (Avialesookhrana) based on information from regional authorities. Below are the main numbers from these two sources, as well as graphs showing the situation since the beginning of the year, and some explanations...

USFS -2 days ago

Taxonomic, phylogenetic, and functional composition and homogenization of residential yard vegetation with contrasting management

Urban biotic homogenization is expected to be especially important in residential yards, where similar human preferences and management practices across environmentally heterogeneous regions might lead to the selection of similar plant species, closely related species, and/or species with similar sets of traits. We investigated how different yard management practices determine yard plant diversity...

ForestForum.ru -3 days ago

Forest fires in Russia - July 5, 2020

The main sources of current information on forest fires in Russia are satellite monitoring data from the ISDM-Rosleskhoz system and official reports of the Aerial Forest Protection Service (Avialesookhrana) based on information from regional authorities. Below are the main numbers from these two sources, as well as graphs showing the situation since the beginning of the year, and some explanations...

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