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Job Metla - Tue, 2015-03-03 11:43
Job Announcement Number:
15-TEMP-R8303-3-INFO-DT-MC
Location Name:
Hodgen, Oklahoma
Department:
Department Of Agriculture
Agency:
Forest Service
Occupation Code:
0303
Pay Plan:
GS
Appointment Duration:
Temporary
Opening Date:
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Closing Date:
Monday, March 9, 2015
Job Status:
Multiple Schedules
Salary:
$12.19 to $12.19 / Per Hour
Pay Grade(s):
03 to 03
Who May Apply:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
Job Summary:
These positions are temporary and have 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 vacancy announcement is for one or more locations throughout Region 8. The number a
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3 March 2015 is World Wildlife Day!

Global Forest Information Service - Tue, 2015-03-03 09:44
Collaborative Partnership on Wildlife (CPW) launches sourcebook on bushmeat.
Categories: Forest, USA and Canada

3 March 2015 is World Wildlife Day!

Metla Finland - Tue, 2015-03-03 09:44
Collaborative Partnership on Wildlife (CPW) launches sourcebook on bushmeat.
Categories: Europe

TRAFFIC’s e-commerce monitoring reveals shifting illegal wildlife trade market in China

Global Forest Information Service - Tue, 2015-03-03 08:01
Beijing, China, 3rd March 2015—Transactions for illegal wildlife products, particularly ivory, are shifting away from online retailers and onto social media platforms according to TRAFFIC’s research into the Chinese-language online retail community.
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TRAFFIC’s e-commerce monitoring reveals shifting illegal wildlife trade market in China

Metla Finland - Tue, 2015-03-03 08:01
Beijing, China, 3rd March 2015—Transactions for illegal wildlife products, particularly ivory, are shifting away from online retailers and onto social media platforms according to TRAFFIC’s research into the Chinese-language online retail community.
Categories: Europe

Collaborative Partnership on Wildlife (CPW) launches bushmeat sourcebook

Global Forest Information Service - Tue, 2015-03-03 07:34
Rome, Italy, 3rd March 2015—the Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management (CPW), of which TRAFFIC is a member, today launched the Bushmeat Sourcebook, an online resource, on the occasion of the second World Wildlife Day.
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Collaborative Partnership on Wildlife (CPW) launches bushmeat sourcebook

Metla Finland - Tue, 2015-03-03 07:34
Rome, Italy, 3rd March 2015—the Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management (CPW), of which TRAFFIC is a member, today launched the Bushmeat Sourcebook, an online resource, on the occasion of the second World Wildlife Day.
Categories: Europe

Link between wildlife, human nutrition is food for thought for development in Africa

Global Forest Information Service - Tue, 2015-03-03 07:16

BOGOR, Indonesia—A new study has found for the first time a link between the availability of wild meat and human malnutrition, and calls for a better balance between conservation and development objectives in the management of bushmeat. A rapid increase in the hunting of wild animals has raised concerns of “empty forests” — a hypothetical... Read more

Categories: Forest, USA and Canada

Link between wildlife, human nutrition is food for thought for development in Africa

Metla Finland - Tue, 2015-03-03 07:16

BOGOR, Indonesia—A new study has found for the first time a link between the availability of wild meat and human malnutrition, and calls for a better balance between conservation and development objectives in the management of bushmeat. A rapid increase in the hunting of wild animals has raised concerns of “empty forests” — a hypothetical... Read more

Categories: Europe

Valmet to rebuild softwood pulp line at Holmen's Iggesund mill in Sweden

Global Forest Information Service - Tue, 2015-03-03 06:00
Valmet will deliver equipment and services for a rebuild of the soft wood pulp line at Holmen's Iggesund mill in Sweden. The rebuild will improve production stability, cut variable costs and increase pulp production capacity by 15 percent equally to 50,000 tonnes. The works will be implemented in two stages during 2015 and 2016.
Categories: Forest, USA and Canada

Valmet to rebuild softwood pulp line at Holmen's Iggesund mill in Sweden

Metla Finland - Tue, 2015-03-03 06:00
Valmet will deliver equipment and services for a rebuild of the soft wood pulp line at Holmen's Iggesund mill in Sweden. The rebuild will improve production stability, cut variable costs and increase pulp production capacity by 15 percent equally to 50,000 tonnes. The works will be implemented in two stages during 2015 and 2016.
Categories: Europe

‘Boom’ and gloom: Forest-based wildlife feel brunt of Asia’s appetite for meat, medicine

Global Forest Information Service - Tue, 2015-03-03 05:27

  BOGOR, Indonesia—It’s one of the dark sides of the Asian economic boom. Growing demand for wild meat and traditional medicine among Asia’s burgeoning urban middle class represents a grave threat to forest-based wildlife in the region and beyond, according to a new scientific review. The authors of the review, published by the Center for... Read more

Categories: Forest

‘Boom’ and gloom: Forest-based wildlife feel brunt of Asia’s appetite for meat, medicine

Metla Finland - Tue, 2015-03-03 05:27

  BOGOR, Indonesia—It’s one of the dark sides of the Asian economic boom. Growing demand for wild meat and traditional medicine among Asia’s burgeoning urban middle class represents a grave threat to forest-based wildlife in the region and beyond, according to a new scientific review. The authors of the review, published by the Center for... Read more

Categories: Europe

BMUB partner with CIFOR on global research to clarify challenges of multilevel governance of REDD+ policy implementation (IKI-MLG)

Global Forest Information Service - Tue, 2015-03-03 05:24
Support from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) through the International Climate Initiative...
Categories: Forest, USA and Canada

BMUB partner with CIFOR on global research to clarify challenges of multilevel governance of REDD+ policy implementation (IKI-MLG)

Metla Finland - Tue, 2015-03-03 05:24
Support from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) through the International Climate Initiative...
Categories: Europe

Press Release – Collaborative Partnership on Wildlife (CPW) launches sourcebook on bushmeat

Global Forest Information Service - Tue, 2015-03-03 04:50
The Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management (CPW) today launched the Bushmeat Sourcebook, an online resource, on the occasion of the second World Wildlife Day.
Categories: Forest

Press Release – Collaborative Partnership on Wildlife (CPW) launches sourcebook on bushmeat

Metla Finland - Tue, 2015-03-03 04:50
The Collaborative Partnership on Sustainable Wildlife Management (CPW) today launched the Bushmeat Sourcebook, an online resource, on the occasion of the second World Wildlife Day.
Categories: Europe

Forestry reform: Nova Scotia revisits harvesting practices

Global Forest Information Service - Tue, 2015-03-03 01:37

The province has committed to fine-tuning the way it manages Crown land in environmentally sensitive areas.

On Thursday, the province announced it will postpone harvesting in designated environmentally sensitive areas until special management practices are in place, except on land already approved for harvest during the spring road closure.

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