A new £20 million fund to help rural businesses increase profits and reduce their impact on the environment has been launched today by Agriculture Minister Jim Paice.
The Government set out its standard for sustainable forest management in a new publication today (Thursday 3 November 2011).
Helsinki, Finland, Oct 3, 2011 - Stora Enso plans to undertake a unique wooden construction project in Finland called Wood City in collaboration with the construction company SRV.
Forestry Commission Wales is taking action to plug a growing skills gap in the forests of Wales by offering work to contractors who agree to take on apprentices.
John Paterson, Wood Purchasing Manager at Egger UK said "We were delighted to take the first deliveries of privately grown PEFC round wood from Scottish Woodlands.
Invezz, a UK-based digital media company, released today REDD Carbon Credits (reddcarboncredits.co.uk).
In a UK first the British government has approved a carbon accreditation scheme set up to recognise business' efforts to capture and store carbon.
Foresters and conservation workers say they have seen thefts of timber grow as families faced with soaring oil, gas and electricity prices try to find alternative fuel sources.