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Friday March 12, 2010

US-Alaska: Why does Congress want to raid our best carbon bank?


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March 13, 2010

Native village's forest company goes global

An isolated First Nations region on the northern British Columbia coast is emerging as a new economic powerhouse, leading the rebirth of the forest industry in that part of the province.

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March 14, 2010

Timber industry threatened by unwanted, invasive weed

A $494,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant will study how the spread of cogongrass af­fects Alabama's pine forests.

Sustainable Forest Management (SFM)

Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) is seen to be a key factor to REDD+

and it is a good deal more than Reduced Impact Logging (RIL)

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March - 11 - 2010

Canada Keeps Their Lumberjacks Happy

Last week $100 million was given to the forestry industry in Canada for new green energy technologies. This makes it the only industry in the federal budget to receive targeted money from Ottawa.

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March 4, 2010

The Wrong Kind of Green

Why did America's leading environmental groups jet to Copenhagen and lobby for policies that will lead to the faster death of the rainforests--and runaway global warming? Why are their lobbyists on Capitol Hill dismissing the only real solutions to climate change as "unworkable" and "unrealistic," as though they were just another sooty tentacle of Big Coal?

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March 6, 2010

Finding a new way in the woods

Ailing forest economy unites first nations and businesses in B.C.'s northwest to create value from low-quality wood. A federation of first nations and independent loggers is forging a new type of forestry in northwestern B.C. by rebuilding their economy from the bottom up.

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22 February 2010

WBCSD: Sustainable Forest Finance Toolkit Now Available

Geneva, 22 February 2010 - PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) have launched the Sustainable Forest Finance Toolkit, which aims to support the finance sector in

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Mar 1, 2010

Payments for Forest Conservation

I spent a good chunk of last week working with US and Mexican colleagues, looking at data from a forest conservation program in Mexico. This “Payment for Environmental Services” (PES) program is in the highly threatened area where Monarch butterflies stay over winter.

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Mar. 1, 2010

China Forestry buys RMB 464-mln forest asset

Mar. 1, 2010 (China Knowledge) - China Forestry Holdings Co Ltd has announced that it will spend RMB 464 million to purchase rights in a forest in Ninglang County, Yunnan Province.


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by Dr. Radut