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January 3, 2013

Amerindians will comply with forest rules – TAAMOG

The Amerindian Action Movement of Guyana (TAAMOG) has hailed Guyana’s receipt of the US$45 million for climate services provided by Norway, while noting that Amerindian communities are following guidelines for sustainable forest management.  In a re

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7 January 2013

Impacts of biofuel cultivation on mortality and crop yields

Fighting climate change by producing more biofuels could actually worsen a little-known type of air

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January 14, 2013

Mixed forests: A missed opportunity?

Forestry and nature conservation can benefit from promoting a diversity of tree species, new study finds. Modern forestry is largely based on monocultures—in Sweden usually pine or spruce—mainly because it is considered more rational.

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January 25th, 2013

Brazil – the world’s largest industrial eucalypt estate

There are 7 million ha of industrial quality planted forest in Brazil with almost 2 million ha of pine and 5 million ha of hardwood, principally eucalypts. This plantation base has formed the basis for most of the forest industry expansion.

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Jan. 17, 2013

Steps taken to improve coastal forest economy

To increase harvesting activity on the coast, government is exploring the use of new scanner technology for scaling logs, accelerating the auction of an additional 500,000 cubic metres by BC Timber Sales, improving the log-export system and exploring ways to better harvest the timber profile.

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January 07, 2013

Agriculture, Forestry Key to Mitigating Climate Change

Forestry experts say it is time for a new approach in mitigating the causes of climate change.  And while the 2012 U.N.

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Dec 26 2012

Guyana Hits Paydirt on Low Carbon Development Path

Imagine Guyana and Dominica without forests and rivers, or Antigua, Barbados and St. Lucia without beaches.

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December 27, 2012

Logging concessions and local livelihoods in Cameroon

Sustainable forest management gives the opportunity to better integrate the way local populations use thei

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Dec 20, 2012

UPM and Taaleritehdas Have Agreed to Trade 6,000 Acres of Forestry

UPM and Taaleritehdas have agreed today 20.12.2012 around 6000 hectares of forestry trade. The farms are located in Central Finland in the following towns: Pyhäntä, Utajärvi, Kiuruvesi and Converter.

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2 Nov 2012

Sustainable forestry à la Sweden

Could the “Swedish model” of sustainable forest management be part of the solution for forestry in other parts of the world? This is the final question posed in the video above, which was first presented by Sweden at the Rio+20 conference last June.


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by Dr. Radut