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2014-11-21 08:22:47

ECOB Receives Second Purchase Order from F1 Construction, Inc. for a New Home to be Built in Howard Beach, Queens, New York VISTA, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-20 23:06:55

More than 80% of consumers globally want companies sourcing certified material from sustainable managed forests to use certification labels, according to the first PEFC Global Consumer Survey,

2014-11-19 08:22:59

JP Spano Building Corp. to Begin Second Custom Project with ECOB's "Green" Defensive Lumber in the Historic Town of Water Mill, New York VISTA, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-15 23:01:39

The danger winter weather presents to trees and property is discussed in recently released article from Precision Tree Services. Everett, WA (PRWEB) November

2014-11-14 23:04:44

Since the 2012 launch of Forests for the Future, Éminence has planted 3 million trees in 19 countries! (PRWEB) November 14, 2014 Éminence Organic

2014-11-14 23:01:15

Certified arborists from Backridge Tree Service Inc represent Fort Walton Beach at The Florida Tree Climbing Championships. Mary Esther, Florida (PRWEB) November

2014-10-29 23:04:39

An article featured in the current issue of Castanea takes a long view at whether former farmlands that were burned each winter could return to something resembling their original woods or grow

2014-10-29 16:23:00

Offsetters' Life Cycle Study confirms that copy paper made from agricultural waste is one of the most sustainable copy papers available VANCOUVER, Oct.


Latest Forestry Reference Libraries

Cultigen
2013-08-21 08:41:06

Cultigen is a plant that is the result of human selection by primarily turning a wild plant into a cultivated plant (anthropogenic plant) with minor changes. Cultigens can either be grown as a cultivated plant or planted in the wild and left to multiply on their own. Specifically selected plants are grafted with other plant material to produce mixed tissue used to create hybrids. The naming of cultigens is derived from the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. The Cultivated Plant...

Clearcutting
2013-04-02 11:17:47

Clearcutting, otherwise known as clearfelling, is a controversial forestry/logging practice in which the majority or all of the trees in an area are uniformly cut down. Clearcutting, in addition to shelterwood and seed tree harvests, is utilized by foresters to construct certain types of forest ecosystems and to encourage select species that require plentiful sunlight or grow in large, even-age stands. Logging companies and forest-worker unions in certain countries support the practice for...

Desertification
2013-04-02 09:46:56

Desertification is a form of land degradation in which a comparatively dry land area becomes more and more arid, normally losing its bodies of water along with its wildlife and vegetation. This is a result of a variety of factors, such as climate change and human activities. Desertification is an important global, ecological, and environmental issue. There is substantial controversy over the proper definition of the term “desertification”. The most broadly accepted of these is that of...

Deforestation
2009-05-27 18:12:50

Deforestation is the act or process of removing trees from forested lands by cutting or burning. There are many reasons for deforestation. Logs are sold as a commodity and cleared lands can be used for pastures and human settlements. The damage caused by deforestation, however, can be great. If land is not somewhat reforested it can cause damage to habitats for wildlife and other plant life, affect the aridity of the region, and possibly encourage degradation into wasteland. Due to negligent...

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