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China Adopts New Forest Certification Regulation

Global Forest Information Service - Fri, 2015-07-03 12:45
The China Forest Certification Council (CFCC) has announced that the Chinese Government has passed and is enacting immediately its new national forest certification regulations. These important rules set out the scope, framework, and requirements for all forest certifications operating in China....

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China Adopts New Forest Certification Regulation

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-07-03 12:45
The China Forest Certification Council (CFCC) has announced that the Chinese Government has passed and is enacting immediately its new national forest certification regulations. These important rules set out the scope, framework, and requirements for all forest certifications operating in China....

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Supervisory Social Services Assistant

Job Metla - Fri, 2015-07-03 11:31
Job Announcement Number:
15-TEMP-JC0186-SSSA-5-DT-PM
Location Name:
Yachats, Oregon
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0186
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Temporary
Opening Date:
Friday, July 3, 2015
Closing Date:
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$28.06 to $28.06 / Per Hour
Pay Grade(s):
11 to 11
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
This position is temporary and has a Not-to-Exceed date. However, an extension of the appointment may be possible without further competition. The appointment may also end early due to lack of work or funds. This position is located on a Forest Service Job Corps Civilian Conservation Center. The inc
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Foreign Service Environment Officer (Backstop 40)

Job Metla - Fri, 2015-07-03 11:31
Job Announcement Number:
BS-40 FS-05 2015 JUNE
Location Name:
District of Columbia, District of Columbia
Agency:
U.S. Agency for International Development
Occupation Code:
0401
Pay Plan:
FS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Closing Date:
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$53,884.00 to $79,131.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
05 to 05
Who May Apply:
US Citizens
Job Summary:
USAID's work in development joins diplomacy and defense as one of the three key pillars of our nation's foreign policy. USAID Foreign Service Officers are accorded diplomatic status when posted overseas and travel on diplomatic passports when they are based in Washington and undertake short term ass
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LEAD FORESTRY TECHNICIAN (FIRE), GS-0462-5/6

Job Metla - Fri, 2015-07-03 11:31
Job Announcement Number:
CRPA 115/15 READV
Location Name:
Dulce, New Mexico
Department:
Department Of The Interior
Agency:
Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
Occupation Code:
0462
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Seasonal
Opening Date:
Monday, June 29, 2015
Closing Date:
Monday, July 13, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$31,944.00 to $46,294.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
05 to 06
Who May Apply:
INDIAN PREFERENCE ELIGIBLES / CURRENT STATUS EMPLOYEES OR FORMER EMPLOYEES WITH REINSTATEMENT ELIGIBILITY / VEOA ELIGIBLES
Job Summary:
NOTE: THIS IS A PERMANENT, FULL-TIME SEASONAL POSITION AND IS SUBJECT TO PLACEMENT IN NON-PAY STATUS WHEN SERVICES ARE NOT NEEDED DUE TO LACK OF WORK, FUNDS, OR UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. INDIAN PREFERENCE: Preference in filling vacancies is given to qualified Indian candidates in accordance with the
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Foreign Service Program/Project Development Officer (Backstop 02/94)

Job Metla - Fri, 2015-07-03 11:31
Job Announcement Number:
BS-02/94 FS-05/04 2015 07
Location Name:
District of Columbia, District of Columbia
Agency:
U.S. Agency for International Development
Occupation Code:
0340
Pay Plan:
FS
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Closing Date:
Monday, July 27, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$54,423.00 to $98,633.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
JO to JO
Who May Apply:
U.S. Citizens
Job Summary:
All potential applicants are strongly urged to read this entire Vacancy Announcement to ensure that they meet all the requirements for this position before applying . This is a Foreign Service announcement. Worldwide availability is a requirement of the position . The United States Agency for Intern
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Park Ranger (Protection)

Job Metla - Fri, 2015-07-03 11:31
Job Announcement Number:
AZSHRO 15-153 DEU STF
Location Name:
Holbrook, Arizona
Department:
Department Of The Interior
Agency:
National Park Service
Occupation Code:
0025
Pay Plan:
GL
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Monday, June 22, 2015
Closing Date:
Friday, July 3, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$50,016.00 to $64,534.00 / Per Year
Pay Grade(s):
09 to 09
Who May Apply:
Career Seasonal position
Job Summary:
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED : Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position. This announcement is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens. This position is also career-sea
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Engineering Equipment Operator

Job Metla - Fri, 2015-07-03 11:31
Job Announcement Number:
IMDE-15-040
Location Name:
Bryce Canyon, Utah
Department:
Department Of The Interior
Agency:
National Park Service
Occupation Code:
5716
Pay Plan:
WG
Appointment Duration:
Permanent
Opening Date:
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Closing Date:
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Job Status:
Full-Time
Salary:
$20.46 to $23.85 / Per Hour
Pay Grade(s):
08 to 08
Who May Apply:
United States Citizens
Job Summary:
WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED : Open to all qualified U.S. citizens. You do not have to be a current or former government employee to be considered for this position. This position is also career-seasonal in nature and does not provide employment on a year-round basis. You may work a minimum of 26 weeks (13
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Doing bad by meaning good: exploring the side-effects of land restoration.

Global Forest Information Service - Fri, 2015-07-03 11:19
Based on the article “Creating space for large-scale restoration in tropical agricultural landscapes” published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment vol.13 by Focali member Toby Gardner and colleagues.
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Doing bad by meaning good: exploring the side-effects of land restoration.

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-07-03 11:19
Based on the article “Creating space for large-scale restoration in tropical agricultural landscapes” published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment vol.13 by Focali member Toby Gardner and colleagues.
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Carbon or biodiversity conservation? You can’t have the best of both worlds

Global Forest Information Service - Fri, 2015-07-03 11:03

Originally posted on CIFOR’s Forests News. By Thomas Hubert. When trying to protect carbon stocks and biodiversity, the expression “to kill two birds with one stone” seems hardly appropriate. And indeed, it seems that the REDD+ stone isn’t hitting the dual targets of storing carbon and protecting wildlife, according to recent research from Indonesia. The new […]

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Carbon or biodiversity conservation? You can’t have the best of both worlds

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-07-03 11:03

Originally posted on CIFOR’s Forests News. By Thomas Hubert. When trying to protect carbon stocks and biodiversity, the expression “to kill two birds with one stone” seems hardly appropriate. And indeed, it seems that the REDD+ stone isn’t hitting the dual targets of storing carbon and protecting wildlife, according to recent research from Indonesia. The new […]

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We are excited to announce the launch

Global Forest Information Service - Fri, 2015-07-03 10:59
We are excited to announce the launch of our long-awaited auction of special edition prints from The New Sylva. The auction is hosted on eBay and will take place over the summer months, the prints being released in weekly batches. This presents a unique opportunity to own some beautiful tree art and to invest in the work of an internationally-renowned artist who rarely sells her work as prints.
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We are excited to announce the launch

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-07-03 10:59
We are excited to announce the launch of our long-awaited auction of special edition prints from The New Sylva. The auction is hosted on eBay and will take place over the summer months, the prints being released in weekly batches. This presents a unique opportunity to own some beautiful tree art and to invest in the work of an internationally-renowned artist who rarely sells her work as prints.
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FRIM advises visitors to pre-book group activities

Global Forest Information Service - Fri, 2015-07-03 10:26
3 July 2015 (Friday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) today advised visitors who plan to organise any group activity involving 10 or more participants to make prior booking or application directly or via email to the FRIM One Stop Centre (frim_enquiry@frim.gov.my). This is because many people may not be aware of this requirement under […]
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FRIM advises visitors to pre-book group activities

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-07-03 10:26
3 July 2015 (Friday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) today advised visitors who plan to organise any group activity involving 10 or more participants to make prior booking or application directly or via email to the FRIM One Stop Centre (frim_enquiry@frim.gov.my). This is because many people may not be aware of this requirement under […]
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Watch and vote for the first entries in the Think Forest video competition!

Global Forest Information Service - Fri, 2015-07-03 09:54
The first entries for the Think Forests video competition are online and ready for you to watch and vote. Videos...
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Watch and vote for the first entries in the Think Forest video competition!

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-07-03 09:54
The first entries for the Think Forests video competition are online and ready for you to watch and vote. Videos...
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Watch and vote for the first entries in the Think Forest video competition!

Global Forest Information Service - Fri, 2015-07-03 09:54
The first entries for the Think Forests video competition are online and ready for you to watch and vote. Videos...
Categories: Forest

Watch and vote for the first entries in the Think Forest video competition!

Metla Finland - Fri, 2015-07-03 09:54
The first entries for the Think Forests video competition are online and ready for you to watch and vote. Videos...
Categories: Europe