Balancing emissions and removals from Europe’s forests
21 February, 2018
EU policymakers face a big challenge to maximise the economic potential
of Europe's forestry sector while balancing its carbon emissions and
removals. But it's one they will have to rise to if the bloc is to meet
its climate and energy targets.
IKEA buys its first US forest
20 February, 2018
IKEA Group acquired its first US forest property, covering approximately 25,000 acres in Lowndes County, Alabama.The
investment in forestry is part of a broader strategy to invest in the
sustainable production of resources that IKEA Group consumes directly...
What role will planted forests play in the future?
19 February, 2018
A universe of products! In order to
be certain that each and every part of trees
is used, the Brazilian industries that plant
trees for productive purposes invest heavily
in innovation and technology; they also
create increasingly efficient processes with
less impact on the environment.
Aussie trees sweat to survive the heat
13 February, 2018
Australian researchers growing trees in climate change conditions have found the leaves quot;sweat" to survive extreme heatwaves. The
year-long experiment showed that trees continue to release water
through their leaves as an evaporative cooling system...
Autonomous air tankers for firefighting?
6 February, 2018
Firefighters may soon get another tool in the drone arsenal, as Thrush
Aircraft and Drone America from an alliance to begin development of the
world's first autonomous air tanker. The Best of Planes and Drones. Thrush Aircraft manufactures small manned planes.
Saving the Ghost Frog
2 February, 2018
Forest plantations are threatening one of the oldest creatures on
the planet. But the MTO Group is taking action to ensure
nobody loses, not the loggers nor this ancient species. The discovery of a fifth limited population of the Hewitts Ghost
Frog in South Africa...