Environment, Carbon and Forests
Between 1997 and 2000, the Forest History Program conducted 33 interviews with various people who played important roles in, or were connected otherwise with the development of the remarkable forest management operation at the Hinton Forest of Weldwood of Canada. These were background information that would be used in a series of books and reports that would follow, all initiated by one book project linked to Weldwood’s 40th anniversary celebrations in Hinton in 1997. Some of these interviews are posted to the fRI Research website for general reading, others are available only with permission for research purposes. All interviews were professionally edited to retain content but improve clarity.Related Content: Desmond I Crossley Interview: We Did It Our WayHugh Lougheed Interview: Management ForesterJim Clark Interview: Woodlands ManagerFred McDougal Interview: Director of Forestry and Alberta Deputy MinisterRay Ranger Interview: Land Use Department HeadJack Wright Interview: Chief Forester
A project that aimed to support the energy needs of over 200 000 South Sudanese refugees in four camps and host communities has been launched by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Ethiopia’s Gambella Region.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Landowners in many parts of Texas have an opportunity to receive reimbursement for the cost of having a prescribed burn conducted on their property. This September, Texas A&M Forest Service is accepting applications for three separate grants to assist private property owners with r
By Catriona Croft-cusworth, originally published at CIFOR’s Forests News Asia Pacific – Regional leaders gathered this month in Brunei Darussalam to discuss ways to slow, halt and reverse deforestation in the Asia-Pacific. But what does it mean to ‘reverse’ deforestation? And how can it be done without reversing the rapid development that supports the economies and livelihoods of the region? […]
Joel Swanton has joined Forest2Market as Regional Sales Manager for Western North America. In his new role, Swanton will act as a supply chain expert and advisor to existing and prospective customers in the western region, and advise forest products industry participants on the use and integration of Forest2Market products and services into their business decisions. He will also represent Forest2Market at industry meetings.
Written by Thais Narciso for UNEP’s stories Mining activities – whether artisanal or industrial in scale – result in two types of environmental and social impacts: primary impacts, which occur on or immediately adjacent to an extraction site, and secondary impacts, which occur because of infrastructure development, population movements, and changes in local economies. Secondary […]