Latest Plantation Stories

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.

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.

2008-12-18 13:50:00

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

2008-09-02 00:00:25

By Ooi Tee Ching OIL palm planters can expect their fertiliser bill to fall from today, following the government's decision to abolish import duty on the product.

2008-08-26 03:00:31

PUNE: To mark the first day of the environmental and ecological week, saplings were planted at various places in Dehu Road Cantonment on Friday. DCB president and station commander Brig R.S. Rathod launched the plantation drive near the Central Ordnance Depot (COD).

2008-08-18 00:00:21

By Chai Mei Ling TREES are to orang utans what roads are to humans. When we develop pockets of forests, humans cut off not just the primates' connectivity to other parts of the woodland but also their food supply.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.