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November 1st, 2013

New wood campaign set up for the UK

A new campaign is aiming to encourage consumers to buy wood products – from furniture to fuel – that were grown and processed in the UK.

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9 October 2013

Woodland schemes cutting down corporate emissions

Since the launch of the Woodland Carbon Code in 2011, UK businesses have become more aware of the benefits of emissions sequestration through the investment of sustainably managed woodlands.

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20 December 2012

Government of UK: Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+)

The world’s total forest area is just over 4 billion hectares, or 31% of total land area.

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29 November 2012

The UK sets out new efforts to tackle global deforestation

Energy and Climate Secretary Edward Davey today outlined new innovative plans to tackle deforestation as part of the UK’s international climate change commitments.

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25 September 2012

New Way to Capture Carbon: More Forests

A proposal from the timber industry in the United Kingdom to increase fo

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July 27th, 2012

Scottish forestry potential looking good

A new report from the Forestry Commission states that Scotland potentially has significantly more softwood resource than was thought.

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July 9, 2012

EUTR Issues High on Agenda at UK Stakeholder Day

With the introduction of the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) only months away, PEFC UK hosted a Stakeholder Meeting in London on the 26 June, with the central theme of mitigating risk in procuring forest products.

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June 7th 2012

UK consortium to help fight global deforestation through REDD+

UK satellite imaging company DMCii has successfully led a multi-disciplinary consortium to win a place on the Department for International Development (DfID) Forest Governance Markets and Climate (FGMC) Framework Agreement.

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20 June 2012

UK to help millions who rely on natural resources

The forest-friendly package was announced by the Deputy Prime Minster at the UN Earth Summit in Rio - also known as Rio+20- taking place this week.

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April 16th, 2012

Report reveals how much timber there is in Britain’s forests

Britain’s forests contain an estimated 336 million cubic metres of coniferous timber, according to a report just published by the Forestry Commission.


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by Dr. Radut