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Architects Embrace the Beginning of the Timber Age

Wood is taking over from steel and concrete as the architectural wonder material of the 21st century, with architects praising its sustainability, quality and speed of construction.

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Conservation groups across the country are calling into question both the ethics and the effectiveness of a proposal to recover woodland caribou in Alberta. more »

Jul 28, 2016 9:12 AM Features

Log prices have defied predictions of a moderation, continued to improve over the second half of last year and are likely to remain at elevated levels for much of 2016. more »

Jul 28, 2016 8:49 AM Features

Widely hailed as a renewable natural resource, tropical timber from old-growth tropical forests is selectively logged worldwide at an unprecedented scale. more »

Jul 27, 2016 6:52 AM Features

As fossil fuel-reliant remote communities prepare to scale back their consumption and transition to more sustainable energy sources, researchers and industry are looking to Europe for best practices and partnerships. more »

Jul 27, 2016 6:32 AM Features

Join Paige Goff and Richard Donovan in a Q&A discussion on how sustainability plays a role in the the manufacturing of pulp and paper products. more »

Jul 26, 2016 12:00 AM Features

“JUST through these gates here,” says biochar harvester and expert permaculturist Wayne ‘Wadzy’ Wadsworth, pointing toward an elaborate metal gate. more »

Jul 26, 2016 12:00 AM Features

California forests are under extreme threat right now with more than 60 million trees killed by insects and drought in the past five years. And it's not just dead trees that create problems. more »

Jul 25, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock signed an agreement with the U.S. Forest Service on Monday for the state to play a bigger role in forest management on federal lands, which officials say will speed up backlogged logging projects. more »

Jul 25, 2016 12:00 AM Features

Gaze upon the hidden treasures at Cottonwood Island Park where carver Elmer Gunderson has bestowed upon the bark of a few select trees images of a host of characters and wee fairy houses for the whimsical enjoyment of all who pass. more »

Jul 22, 2016 12:00 AM Features

A "remarkably quiet fire season" in Yukon so far this year may be due in part to the Fort McMurray fires, said fire information officer George Maratos. more »

Jul 22, 2016 12:00 AM Features