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  • Australian forest and wood products statistics

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Australia’s forestry industry continues to show signs of growth according to a new report released by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARES). Assistant Minister for Forestry and Fisheries, Senator Jonathon Duniam, said the report’s findings were great news for the country’s economy and particularly the regions. / Timberbiz
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  • Strong trend for Swedish construction timber

    Etiketter: Wood
    Demand for timber remains strong in the Swedish construction market. Södra’s sales to the Swedish building trade have risen for the third consecutive year. / Södra
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  • Seminar: Is the Swedish forest a carbon sink or source?

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    Understanding what determines the size of forestry C stocks and their components, and the processes and controls on the exchanges of carbon dioxide (CO2) in forests, is critical in assisting the forestry sector to contribute to reducing anthropogenic climate change. / SLU
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  • Great Forest National Park numbers don’t add up

    Etiketter: Wood
    The peak body for the forest, fibre and wood products industry, the Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI) says the establishment of the proposed Great Forest National Park (GFNP) would have negative consequences, not only for the industry, but socially and economically for all of Victoria. / Timberbiz
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  • Södra closes the ecosystem by returning nutrients to the forest

    Etiketter: Skog
    Södra has developed a bio-ash that comprises nutrients from forest raw materials and can be produced at the company’s own mills. The material will be used to return nutrients to the forest in order to close the ecosystem and ensure long-term production capacity. / Södra
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  • Timber harvests in the US have increased by ten percent

    Etiketter: Wood
    Timber harvests in the US have increased by ten percent from 2011 to 2015 due to higher production of pellets, softwood lumber and hardwood lumber. Higher lumber production and a rapid expansion of the wood pellet sector has resulted in an increase in timber harvests in the US the past five years, according to the latest Wood Resource Quarterly. Shipments of logs to Asia from the west coast fell 33% from 2013 to 2015, while the US South log exports have gone up, albeit from a very low level. / Wood Resources International
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  • NZ considering incentives for forestry planting

    Etiketter: Wood
    The New Zealand government is looking at measures to encourage more forestry planting as it examines whether locally grown forests will be cheaper than buying foreign carbon credits to meet its climate change targets. / Timberbiz
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  • The Best and Worst Trees in an Urban Forest

    Etiketter: Forestry
    It has been determined by the United States Forest Service that nearly 80 percent of the U.S. population lives in urban areas that have developed a dependent relationship with the social, economic, and ecological systems near cities and suburbs. Although quite different from wildland forests, these urban forests. / About.com Forestry
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  • Governing sustainability targets at Södra

    Etiketter: The pulp and paper industry
    By 2030, Södra will be completely free of fossil fuels, members’ forests will continue to grow at the same rate as in recent decades and there will be zero tolerance for workplace injuries. These sustainability targets will now acquire the same status as the Group’s financial targets, Södra’s Board recently announced. / Södra forest industry Group
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  • European Settlements Impact Forest Area

    Etiketter: Forestry
    Increased growth of the very earliest European settlers in North America initiated large land clearing efforts which had some impact on forest acreage - especially in the new colonies. Lumber was one of the first exports from the New World and these new English colonies produced great quantities of quality wood for England, mainly shipbuilding. / About.com Forestry
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