Written by Jack Hurd | January 31st, 2014
More than half of the wood products consumed in major markets come from somewhere else. In 2010, the United States was the top buyer of wood furniture from the Asia Pacific region. That might just include your favorite chair.
Written by Brad Parker | May 14th, 2012
Can tropical forests be logged sustainably and still maintain their incredibly rich biodiversity and benefits to people? A new study published in the journal Conservation Letters provides evidence that with smart forest management, the answer can be “yes.”
Written by Jack Hurd | November 7th, 2011
The second Asia-Pacific Forest Week is taking place in Beijing this week. Find out how the Conservancy is playing a major role and why this conference halfway around the world could impact your daily life.
Written by Jack Hurd | July 20th, 2011
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.
Written by Darci Palmquist | June 9th, 2011
Written by Jack Hurd | September 24th, 2010
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?
Written by David Cleary | September 3rd, 2010
Is there really a link between the economy and levels of deforestation in the Amazon? David Cleary, our director of conservation strategies in South America, looks at that relationship and some interesting trends in Brazil.
Written by Jonathan Hoekstra | December 5th, 2009
For much of the latter half of the 20th century, the world was locked in a cold war. Two superpowers amassed nuclear arsenals capable of destroying the world many times over.The world took sides and watched as the superpowers stared one another down, fingers poised over red buttons that could only lead to mutually assured […]