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Laser Technology Inc.

In large parts of Yorkshire, chances are that the electricity you use was generated using wood from Virginia, Georgia and other southern states of the USA. more

Nov 17, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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Timothy Allen

Trees and forest systems play an important role in the water cycle by intercepting rainfall and regulating water flow to the soil for more efficient stormwater infiltration. more

Nov 16, 2016 12:00 AM , Features

A study reveals that biodiversity – the variety of living things on Earth – in forests promotes productivity. In other words, when the number of tree species increases, so does the amount of timber that can be harvested. more

Nov 12, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Recently opinions (May the forest be with you, Oct. 29) have generated public discussion about a number of forest practices and have questioned the science behind timber harvesting on Nova Scotia’s government owned Crown land and private land. more

Nov 11, 2016 12:00 AM Features

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is calling on the US marketplace to urge the logging company Resolute Forest Products (Resolute) to drop its litigation against public interest organizations. more

Nov 5, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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Daniel J. Pierce

It has been hypothesized that the trees growing on Cortes Island millions of years ago, when conditions were much hotter, might be ideally suited to thrive here again in the next century, as temperatures continue to climb. more

Oct 30, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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Photo by Rhett A. Butler

Ecologists have struggled to peg a value to logged forests for the plants and animals that call them home. They know, for example, that these altered landscapes don’t offer the rich habitats that old-growth forests do, but to what degree? more

Oct 30, 2016 12:00 AM Features

A Canadian professor says the scientific community in Canada has failed the forest fire industry. more

Oct 29, 2016 12:00 AM Features

A Victoria-based filmmaker is shedding light on BC’s coastal forest industry with a new documentary series entitled Heartwood: A West Coast Forest Documentree. more

Oct 23, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Over the years, Forestry has had to fight back against unreasonable negativity. But for all the naysayers and environmental pessimists, a little research will reveal that modern forestry is about much more than most people realize. more

Oct 16, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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