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2015-03-12 12:31:46

VANCOUVER, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Innovative architectural and structural design in large wood buildings, including mid-rise and commercial structures, headlined the 2015 Wood Design Awards event at

2015-03-12 12:24:05

DALLAS, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Market Research Report on Global and Chinese Wood Plastic Composite Industry, 2009-2019" and "Wood-Plastic

2015-03-05 16:29:01

Reduction of an annual paper production capacity of 75,000 metric tons MONTRÉAL, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc.

2015-03-05 16:28:42

OTTAWA, March 5, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian forest products industry now has 43% of the world's independently certified forests or more than 160 million hectares, which is four times more than

2015-03-04 23:03:05

The class action lawsuit also alleges that certain Lumber Liquidators’ flooring is not free of flaws and is prone to a variety of premature defects prior to the warranty’s expiration.

2015-03-04 08:21:22

Joel Harper of Leisure Time Decks Presented with Lease on a 2015 Ford F-150 CHICAGO, March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based contractor Joel Harper was named the winner today of

2015-03-03 00:22:15

VANCOUVER, March 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Innovative architectural and structural design in large wood buildings, including mid-rise and commercial structures, headlined the 2015 Wood Design Awards event at

2015-02-27 23:02:24

Certified arborists from the tree company recently taught a class in aerial rescue. Mary Esther, Florida (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 On Monday, Feb.

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2015-02-27 10:17:43

Imagine an area the size of West Virginia or Sri Lanka being deforested every year, or devoting an area the size of Norway devoid of trees every five years. Because that's exactly what findings from a new study are showing--which directly contradicts previous studies by the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization's Global Forest Resource Assessment (FRA).

2015-02-25 12:23:15

New Sales Professional Joins Local Tree Care Company SAN DIEGO, Feb.


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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Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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