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August 29th, 2012

REDD+ initiative for saving forests in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

THE FORESTS in Pakistan are severely threatened by growing consumption of fuel wood and illegal logging. It is feared that if immediate action is not taken this natural resource would be totally consumed within next 15 years.

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23rd August 2012

Safcol pins hopes on new business model to unlock R3bn project pipeline

Stated-owned forestry company Safcol, which improved its financial performance in 2011/12 on the back of a recovery in lumber markets, expects to complete a review into its future role and structure by September, which could open the way for it to again invest in sawmilling and extend its Souther

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FSC to tackle timber certification in light of EUTR

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is set to address how best to operate a timber product certification scheme in the context of the EU Timber Regulations (EUTR).

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Forestry management strategies changing

Rotation lengths, thinning years and intensities are usually the focus of forestry management guidelines. However, a new study has suggested that these might not be the best areas to focus on.

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Aug 8, 2012

Factbox: Biomass energy, carbon and forestry

(Reuters) - Forest and farmland together cover more than three quarters of EU territory, but their role in capturing and releasing carbon emissions is not fully documented.

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Aug 10, 2012

Utilisation of mountain wood and the organisation of mountain wood industries - European practices

The objective of the work is to identify and analyse positive and sustainable practices regarding the extraction and use of wood and the organisation (formal, e.g.,organisation of wood owner, union, association, etc.; or informal) of wood supply chains in mountain areas (from production to end pr

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3 to 4 May 2012

Asia-Pacific Workshop on Reduced Impact Logging

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August 15th, 2012

Nova Scotia finally defines clearcutting

The province of Nova Scotia has a goal of reducing clearcutting to no more than 50% of the total tree harvest in the province by 2016.

However, that goal proved to be difficult to implement without a technical definition of clearcutting.

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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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Jul 13, 2012

Soon, you can earn credits for planting trees


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by Dr. Radut