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2013-07-18 10:40:47

A study published in the July 17, issue of the journal PLOS ONE found that more than 80% of tropical forests in Malaysian Borneo have been heavily impacted by logging. The Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak were already thought to be global hotspots of forest loss and degradation due to timber and oil palm industries, but the rates and patterns of change have remained poorly measured by conventional field or satellite approaches. A research team from the University of Tasmania,...

2013-07-08 23:22:42

Wagner Meters is proud to continue to be part of the current moisture management QC program at Stimson Lumber in Plummer, Idaho. Rogue River, Oregon (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Wagner Meters is proud to continue to be part of the current moisture management QC program at Stimson Lumber in Plummer, Idaho. Stimson Lumber Company has a long history of forestry product production and forestry management. Their mills across Oregon and Idaho have a culture of sustainable forestry practices that look...

2013-07-02 23:05:09

STIHL Inc., creator and producer of the premier lumberjack sports event, the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series presented by Ram Trucks, named Leo Jarecki of Marion, Ill. as the Grand Prize winner of Fantasy Lumberjack, the first-ever fantasy game for lumberjack sports. After earning the top score in the inaugural season, Marion won an all-expense-paid trip for two to Stuttgart, Germany to attend the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS World Championship, Oct. 25-26. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (PRWEB) July 02,...

2013-06-19 23:24:04

Test Equipment Connection Announces Release of New Hioki LR8410-20 Wireless Logging Station (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Test Equipment Connection Announces Release of New Hioki LR8410-20 Wireless Logging Station beginning June 20, 2013 Capture data from remote locations reliably with HIOKI´s new Bluetooth®-enabled wireless logger. HIOKI´s new LR8410-20 Wireless Logging Station captures data from remotely installed logging modules wirelessly. Two types of logging modules provide...

2013-05-30 23:21:30

Test and measurement equipment leader Hioki E.E. Corporation announces the launch of the Wireless Logging Station LR8410-20, a multi-channel logger with Bluetooth® wireless technology to simplify wiring and improve data logging efficiency. Nagano, Japan (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Test and measurement equipment leader Hioki E.E. Corporation announces the launch of the Wireless Logging Station LR8410-20, a multi-channel logger with Bluetooth® wireless technology, together with the Wireless...


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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...

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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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