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2010-03-15 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Choosing wood floors for your home is one of the easiest ways to ensure that your flooring is environmentally friendly.

2010-02-08 03:00:00

OXFORD, England, February 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Helveta Ltd., the leading provider of asset management and supply chain monitoring technology for the forest sector, has announced an exclusive 5 year supply agreement with Societe Generale de Surveillance S.A.

2009-12-07 13:37:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under the framework of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S.

2009-11-19 11:35:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local news sources reported Tuesday that agents of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service searched the Tennessee manufacturing facility of Gibson Guitars as part of an investigation under the Lacey Act into harvested wood from Madagascar.

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2009-11-13 13:34:04

The Brazilian government said it experienced the smallest loss of its sprawling Amazon rainforest over the past year in more than two decades, attributing the change to its tougher environmental policies.

2009-11-12 15:56:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Deforestation rates in the Brazilian Amazon dropped 45.7 percent from August 2008 to July 2009, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva announced today during a meeting with state governors and mayors in Brasilia.

2009-11-03 12:50:00

Landmark reforms were aimed at halting deforestation, illegal wood products WASHINGTON, Nov.

2009-10-01 17:50:00

Additional HTS Headings Require Plant Product Declaration Form at Border WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It has been five months since the official beginning of the declaration requirement phase-in for plant and plant products under the amended US Lacey Act.

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2009-06-12 06:20:00

According to a new study, researchers say that deforesting large swathes of the Amazon to clear land for cattle and soy does not bring long-term economic progress.

2009-02-16 08:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A lot of focus has been directed toward the destruction of the world's forests during the past few decades. The truth is that deforestation is happening with alarming frequency.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.