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The art and science of managing forests, tree plantations, and related natural resources. Forests cover close to 30 percent of the world's land area, and more than a billion people rely on forests for food, fuel and income.
Glue and sand stop beetle (Hylobius abietis) and remove toxins
Google joins space agencies in forest monitoring
Great optimism among Swedish forest owners
Green group seeks rules for carbon sinks
Hardwood fiber costs for the global pulp industry have surpassed the cost for softwood fiber in 2009, reports the WRQ
Higher sawlog prices worldwide in the 3Q/09, jumped almost 8% from the previous quarter, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly
Impact of globalizing forest industry in Finland
In the 1Q/2010, the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) reached US$76.77/m3, the highest level in over a year, according to the WRQ. Much of the increase has been the result of a weaker dollar, but log costs have also gone up in local currencies in Europe.
Japan is in urgent need of pre-fabricated houses and manufactured wood products in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami. Longer term, imports of commodity products such as plywood, lumber and logs are likely to increase.
Licenses will reduce trade with illegal timber
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