Tag: forest certification

Expedition to the Solomon Islands: Giant Eels, Strangler Figs and Tasty Yams

Written by | March 17th, 2009

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(Editor’s note: Sanjayan, The Nature Conservancy’s lead scientist, is traveling in the Solomon Islands to explore the amazing diversity of life and the fast vanishing marine and terrestrial habitats on these islands. As part of this expedition, Sanjayan’s experiences will be made available to students across the United States by the interactive curricula company Promethean […]

Cool Green Morning: December 19, 2008

Written by | December 19th, 2008

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Here’s what’s on the blogs this morning: Via Environmental Leader: Forest Ethics has released its third annual Catalog Environmental Scorecard. (Un)fortunately, catalog season is already over… A new map from Google.org and the Rocky Mountain Institute shows the history of U.S. oil imports. (Hat tip: Green Inc.) Joel Makower says that environmental journalists are becoming […]

The Lacey Act and What It Could Do for Indonesia

Written by | December 4th, 2008

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An amendment to the Lacey Act was recently approved by the U.S. Congress. It may sound like another piece of rather tedious paper work, but this amendment has major implications for management and conservation of forests in Indonesia. The new Lacey Act amendment basically says that any plant or timber products that come into the […]

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