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Timber harvesting does not necessarily constitute deforestation. In cases where that harvest takes place as part of a sustainable forest management strategy, it doesn’t lead to the permanent loss of forest cover. more »

May 2, 2016 9:04 AM Features

Drought could render the U.S. Northeast's mixed forests unsustainable after 2050 while Washington's Cascade Mountains may require tropical and subtropical forest species, according to researchers using a new type of mathematical model. more »

May 2, 2016 8:53 AM Features

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) will implement a new forest management standard in Canada, but only after considerable stakeholder engagement ensures this new standard reflects the opinions of all stakeholders. more »

May 2, 2016 8:39 AM News

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Laser Technology Inc.

For over 30 years, Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI) has been a prominent name in the professional measurement and mapping sector, but have you ever wondered how they got their start in forestry? more »

Apr 29, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Look north from atop the 120-metre (390-foot) bleaching tower at the Horizonte 1 pulp mill, and all you see is plantations of tall, slender eucalyptus trees. They stretch from the factory gate, across the gentle undulations of Mato Grosso do Sul. more »

Apr 27, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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Work has started on a $10 million investment programme at a Blenheim sawmill, which will create up to 50 jobs over the next five years. more »

Apr 26, 2016 12:00 AM Features

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The fate of a tree planted at poet Emily Dickinson’s home raises questions about whether gardeners can - or should - play a role in helping plant species migrate in the face of rising temperatures and swiftly changing botanical zones. more »

Apr 25, 2016 7:00 PM Features

We’ve all heard it — we need oxygen from trees to survive. However, although oxygen is important for survival, it is not the only air quality improvement maneuver for which trees should be praised. more »

Apr 25, 2016 10:00 AM Features

Guyana doesn’t often make the headlines. But this tiny country of 735,000 people, perched atop Brazil, has an outsize resource: the world’s second highest percentage of rainforest cover. more »

Apr 21, 2016 4:30 PM Features

Swale, a barge topped with a forest of trees and edible plants, will be docking in Brooklyn, Governors Island and the Bronx this June. more »

Apr 21, 2016 9:47 AM Features

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