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  • Timber is giant of Florida agriculture

    Category: Forestry
    While many might say trees are priceless, the University of Florida says they are worth more than $16 billion. At least that's what the state's sprawling forestry industry generates in sales and economic benefit to the state each year(Orlando Sentinel).
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  • Environment South-America -Controversy Rages Over Pulp Mill Plants

    The cellulose industry is expanding in South America as governments in the region seek foreign investment. But environmentalists complain of the ecological and social impacts of the pulp mills (IPS).
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  • Bank facilitates illegal logging in Cambodia

    Bank officials have recently brokered the lifting of Cambodia's three year ban on log transportation, with the result that illegally cut timber is now back in circulation (Bretton Woods project).
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  • Biomass Education Looks to Forest Residues

    Category: Forestry
    Darwin Foster, forestry program leader at Texas Cooperative Extension, plans to develop education modules on forest bio-fuel production, harvest and utilization (renewable energy access).
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  • Latvian timber exports fire one of EU's healthiest economies

    The robust economy in new European Union member Latvia is wood-fired, with timber representing nearly one-third of exports and bringing in almost one billion euros last year, when output grew by 8.5 percent (EU Business).
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  • VN largest project on forestry development in Vietnam inked

    State Bank Governor Le Duc Thuy and the World Bank Country Director for Vietnam Klaus Rohland on April 4 signed agreements for a $20mil total grant for a forestry project (Vietnam Economy).
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  • Singapore paper giant charged with illegal logging in Yunnan

    China's State Forestry Administration Wednesday charged the Singapore-based Asia Pulp Paper Co., with illegal tree felling in the southwestern province of Yunnan, and vowed to punish anyone responsible once the investigation is completed (China View).
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  • Industry plunders forests

    China's voracious appetite for wood is stripping Siberian forests, say experts (The Standard).,
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  • Research millions to forest machinery development

    Sveaskog is to give two million SEK in support of the Umeå Institute of Technology´s profile venture into IFOR – Intelligent Off-road Vehicles (Velcome to Vasterbotten home page).
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  • Video proof worth a thousand words

    Category: Forestry
    Video recording of trefellings has been a successful method to stop logging on the,land habitated by the Semai tribe of Orang Asli from Kampung Chang in Malaysia, (New Straits Times).
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