forest plantation

  • New study warns water systems globally in peril from intensive monoculture

    Etiketter: Forest research and education
    A new study is warning that the global spread of vast forest plantations and agricultural monocultures are turning once diverse landscapes into areas of land supporting single plant species, with profound implications for the terrestrial water cycle. / Water Briefing Global
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  • Timber thefts from the Green Triangle

    Etiketter: Wood
    People illegally cutting down protected redgum and stringybark trees from Green Triangle plantations are being warned the ‘forest is watching’. Police and forest landowners have joined forces to target reckless wood thieves who are fearlessly entering privately owned forestry estates and taking hundreds of tonnes of native vegetation critical for the long-term survival of endangered local species. / Timberbiz
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  • WWF welcomes APRIL Sustainable Forest Management Policy

    Etiketter: Forestry
    WWF has cautiously welcomed a Sustainable Forest Management Policy (SFMP) launched today by Asia Pacific Resources International Ltd (APRIL), noting that a commitment to support forest conservation areas equal in size to its plantations sets a new standard for the pulp and paper industry in Indonesia. / WWF
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