Tag: Forest Trade

Striking a Balance for Forests, from the Boreal to Borneo

Written by | July 20th, 2011

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Saving the world’s forests, and the species that depend on them, is very much like having relatives over for Thanksgiving dinner. The Conservancy’s Jack Hurd explains.

Reporting the Real Story on REDD+

Written by | December 6th, 2010

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The climate change talks in Cancun this week will spend significant time on issues caused by deforestation. But to make a real impact, our writer says an entirely different audience must be reached.

Business as Unusual: Growing Industry Support for Sustainable Forestry in Asia

Written by | September 24th, 2010

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Many business leaders in the forest products industry have changed attitudes and are now aligning their interests with conservationists. Are there lessons to be learned for the fishing, agricultural and mining industries?

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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