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PLANTATION, Fla., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- C3, a global contact center provider, announced today plans to open its newest contact center in Twin Falls, Idaho.
The commercial paper industry's plans to plant forests of genetically altered eucalyptus trees in seven Southern states have worried critics that a large introduction of a bioengineered nonnative plants could throw natural ecosystems out of whack.
Scientists at the University of Oklahoma and the Fudan University in Shanghai, China, have found that reforestation and afforestation -- the creation of new forests -- may lower the potential of forests for climate change lessening.
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. and ROTORUA, New Zealand, May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ArborGen, LLC and New Zealand Crown Research Institute Scion have agreed to extend their multi-million dollar partnership in gene discovery and molecular breeding for forest trees.
TORONTO, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest") (TSX:TRE), a leading, commercial forest plantation operator in China, released today its yearly forest valuation report conducted by Poyry (Beijing) Consulting Company Limited ("Poyry"), an international forestry consulting firm.
Conventional wisdom among many ecologists is that industrial-scale agriculture is the best way to produce lots of food while preserving biodiversity in the world's remaining tropical forests.
Well-designed plantations can mitigate social, economic and environmental pressures.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.