Norway Becomes World’s First Country to Ban Deforestation
Norway has become the first country to ban deforestation. The Norwegian Parliament pledged that the government's policy will be deforestation-free.
Deforestation
Deforestation, clearance or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. Examples of deforestation include conversion of forestland...
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Old-growth forest
An old-growth forest (also termed primary forest, virgin forest, primeval forest, late seral forest, or in Britain, ancient woodland) is a forest that has attained great age without significant distur...
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Yagen Valley
Yagen Onsen (薬研温泉) is a hot spring resort located in former Ohata-machi, which is now part of Mutsu, Aomori in northern Japan.
The onsen consists of our ryokan surrounded by old growth forest ...
Peak wood
Holznot (German for wood shortage) is a historic term for an existing or imminent supply crisis of wood.
In particular, the concept was applied to Central Europe around the end of the 16th century...
Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas
The Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas (Chinese: 云南三江并流; pinyin: Yúnnān Sānjiāngbìngliú) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Yunnan province, China.It lies within the drainage basi...
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Sarawak Report
Sarawak Report is an investigative journalism online news resource that offers "an alternative vision of justice, transparency and a fairer future in Sarawak." It is based in London.
Sarawak Repor...
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Illegal logging
Illegal logging is the harvest, transportation, purchase or sale of timber in violation of laws. The harvesting procedure itself may be illegal, including using corrupt means to gain access to forests...
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Clearcutting
Clearcutting, clearfelling, or clearcut logging is a forestry/logging practice in which most or all trees in an area are uniformly cut down. Clearcutting, along with shelterwood and seed tree harvest...
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Wilding conifer
Wilding conifers, also known as wilding pines, are invasive tree species in the high country of New Zealand. Millions of dollars are spent on controlling their spread.In the South Island, they threate...
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Woodchipping in Australia
Woodchipping is the act and industry of chipping wood for pulp. Timber is converted to woodchips and sold, primarily, for paper manufacture. In Australia, woodchips are produced by clearcutting or th...
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Perućica
Perućica is one of the last remaining primeval forests in Europe. It is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina, near the border with Montenegro, and is part of the Sutjeska National Park. The forest can on...
Inga alley cropping
Inga alley cropping refers to planting agricultural crops between rows of Inga trees. It has been promoted by Mike Hands.Using the Inga tree for alley cropping has been proposed as an alternative to ...
Inga alley cropping - Wikipedia
Muir Woods National Monument
Muir Woods National Monument is a unit of the National Park Service on the Pacific coast of southwestern Marin County, California, 12 miles (19 km) north of San Francisco and part of the Golden G...
Muir Woods National Monument - Wikipedia
Variable retention
Variable retention is a relatively new silvicultural system that retains forest structural elements for at least one rotation in order to preserve environmental values associated with structurally com...
Paper
Paper is a thin material produced by pressing together moist fibers, typically cellulose pulp derived from wood, rags or grasses, and drying them into flexible sheets.Paper is a versatile material wit...
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Inga
Inga (common name shimbillo) is a genus of small tropical, tough-leaved, nitrogen-fixing trees and shrubs, subfamily Mimosoideae. Inga '​s leaves are pinnate, and flowers are generally white. Many of ...
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Woodchipping in New Zealand
Woodchipping in New Zealand is one of the sectors of the forestry industry and it attracted controversy in the 1990s when native trees were used as a source for the chipping.
The Ministry of Agric...
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Clare Rewcastle Brown
Clare Rewcastle Brown is a British investigative journalist. Born in the Malaysian state of Sarawak, she is the founder of Sarawak Report and Radio Free Sarawak which are openly critical of the Barisa...
Silva Ciminia
The Silva Ciminia, the Ciminian Forest, was the unbroken primeval forest that separated Ancient Rome from Etruria. According to the Roman historian Livy it was, in the 4th century BCE, a feared, pathl...
Forest dieback
Forest dieback (also "Waldsterben", a German loan word) is a condition in trees or woody plants in which peripheral parts are killed, either by parasites or due to conditions like acid rain and drough...
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