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£20m for farming and forestry businesses

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.

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08 November 2011

Olympic athletes to train on timber from 'endangered' forests

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November 1, 2011

Standards set for forest management

The Government set out its standard for sustainable forest management in a new publication today (Thursday 3 November 2011).

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Oct 3, 2011

Stora Enso and SRV Plan in Co-operation to Build a World-class Wood City

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.

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Sep 8th, 2011

Apprenticeship contracts to plug forestry skills gap

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.

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September 9, 2011

PEFC and Scottish Woodlands Score UK First

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.

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August 12, 2011

New Investments Portal Raises Carbon Credits Alert to Code

Invezz, a UK-based digital media company, released today REDD Carbon Credits (reddcarboncredits.co.uk).

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2 August 2011

Government approves carbon accreditation scheme

In a UK first the British government has approved a carbon accreditation scheme set up to recognise business' efforts to capture and store carbon.

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5 August 2011

FSA warning over carbon credit trading schemes

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22 Jul 2011

Growing popularity of log-burning stoves fuels rise in timber thefts

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.


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by Dr. Radut