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Forest Sweden -11 hours ago

Five facts about toilet paper – no, we’ll not run out of it

The first thing shops ran out of because of the coronavirus outbreak was toilet paper. But what do we actually know about toilet paper – how it is made or used and, for example, what happens to it afterwards? / Finnish Forest Association...

Mongabay -11 hours ago

Indonesian anti-graft enforcers set their sights on a new target: corporations

This article was co-published with The Gecko Project. KOKOE, Indonesia — For years, this eastern Indonesian village of fishermen and seaweed farmers simmered with anger over the pollution of its coastline by a nickel mining company. Heavy rains sweeping over a razed patch of forestland carried metal-rich soils into the sea, turning the water a […]...

NYT -14 hours ago

Creatures in This Underwater Forest Could Save Your Life One Day

Before this 60,000-year-old submerged forest disappears, scientists recently raced to search for shipworms and other sea life that might conceal medicine of the future....

CEPI -16 hours ago

Enhancing the EU forest policy framework through a stronger EU forest strategy post 2020

Cepi position on the new EU Forest Strategy post-2020                                                            European forests and the forest-based sector provide multiple solutions that contribute to Europe’s part in keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees by strengthening its role in the circular bioeconomy. The Confederation of Euro...

IUFRO -18 hours ago

2020 Western Mensurationists Conference: Forestry at the Crossroads: Advancements in Natural and Artificial Intelligence

From 2020-06-15 to 2020-06-16, Online, United States, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 4.03.02 The advancements in computer sciences and material sciences that occurred in the last two decades changed the way how forest measurements and forest modeling is perceived and approached. To this end, not only methods that are computational intensive are now dominating the modeling world, but also the measurements...

ETFRN -19 hours ago

Call for contributions ETFRN News 60: Restoring African drylands

ETFRN News 60 will focus on dryland landscape restoration, from government and private sector reforestation to farmer managed natural regeneration, improvements to grasslands and rainfed agriculture, changes in tenure and governance, management of exotic species and bush encroachment. It will look at how to ensure smallholder and community participation and financing, while assessing the myriad ro...

EFETAC -19 hours ago

Genetics of Shortleaf and Longleaf Pine in Seed Orchards

Shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) and longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) ecosystems have been dwindling for decades. Restoration is a huge priority for the USDA Forest Service, the Longleaf Pine Alliance, the Shortleaf Pine Initiative, and many others. Restoration requires seed, and on National Forest System lands the seed comes from USDA Forest Service seed orchards. The […]...

CIFOR -20 hours ago

Producing legal, sustainable and zero-deforestation cocoa in Cameroon won’t be easy

New regulations must be developed by Cameroonian stakeholders...

Elsevier -20 hours ago

The role of smallholder woodlots in global restoration pledges – Lessons from Tanzania

Publication date: June 2020Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 115Author(s): Niwaeli E. Kimambo, Jessica L'Roe, Lisa Naughton-Treves, Volker C. Radeloff...

Elsevier -20 hours ago

How feminization of forest management drives households' adoption of technologies: Evidence from non-timber forest products operations in China

Publication date: June 2020Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 115Author(s): Zhen Zhu, Jun Zhou, Bowei Li, Yueqin Shen, Yaoqi Zhang...

Elsevier -20 hours ago

Quantitative and qualitative approaches to assess tree vigor and stand health in dry pine forests

Publication date: 1 June 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 465Author(s): Nancy Grulke, Craig Bienz, Kate Hrinkevich, Jason Maxfield, Kellie Uyeda...

Elsevier -20 hours ago

Drought effects on carbon dynamics of trees in a secondary Atlantic Forest

Publication date: 1 June 2020Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 465Author(s): Samuel José Silva Soares da Rocha, Carlos Moreira Miquelino Eleto Torres, Paulo Henrique Villanova, Bruno Leão Said Schettini, Laércio Antônio Gonçalves Jacovine, Helio Garcia Leite, Eduardo Monteiro Gelcer, Leonardo Pequeno Reis, Karina Milagres Neves, Indira Bifano Comini, Liniker Fernandes da Silva...

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