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2009-09-13 07:47:15

Spain is one of the leading European countries, along with Sweden, in terms of wood production for paper paste, but this uses large amounts of energy.

2009-09-02 06:35:00

MADRID, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The atmosphere of racism surrounding Haitian sugar cane cutters in the Dominican Republic and the ongoing affronts of child labor, human trafficking, statelessness, and extreme poverty are nothing new to Catholic priest and human rights champion Fr.

2009-07-14 14:02:00

BEDFORD, Mass., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the publication of the South American Tree Farm Update: Opportunities for Investment in Forest Industry and Biomass Energy Plantations.

2009-07-06 08:12:00

TORONTO, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX: TRE), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, announced today that it has received notices from Mandra Forestry Finance Limited ("Mandra") purporting to terminate the Operating Management Agreement and Master Sales Agreement, each dated May 11, 2005, between Mandra and a subsidiary of Sino-Forest.

2009-06-11 06:55:00

TORONTO, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX: TRE), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sino-Panel (China) Investments Limited ("Sino-Panel"), has entered into a Master Agreement for the Purchase of Pine and Chinese Fir Plantation Forests (the "Jiangxi Master Agreement") with Jiangxi Zhonggan Industrial Development Company Limited ("Jiangxi Zhonggan"), which will act as the authorized agent for...

2009-04-02 06:39:00

TORONTO, April 2 /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 Forest Industry Consulting Ltd ("Poyry"), an international forestry consulting firm.

2009-03-31 07:00:00

TORONTO, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest") (TSX:TRE), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, announced today that its subsidiary, Guangdong Jiayao Wood Products Development Co, Ltd., has signed an equipment assignment contract with an arm's length third party purchaser to sell the particleboard manufacturing equipment at its plant in Gaoyao, Guangdong Province for a total price of approximately US$30 million.

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2009-03-24 13:27:51

Oil palm cultivation is a significant driver of tropical forest destruction across Southeast Asia.

2009-02-05 08:00:00

WASHINGTON and MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Resources Institute (WRI) and NewPage Corporation today announce a partnership to protect forests in Indonesia.

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2008-12-18 13:50:00

Scientists say that as climate change increases, the world’s chocolate supply could start to run low.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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