Latest Plantation Stories

2011-06-17 09:04:00

NEW YORK, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Herakles Farms, a New York-based agriculture company, is planning two commercial-scale sustainable palm oil plantations in Cameroon and Ghana, providing over 10,000 jobs to local people and introducing an important new growth opportunity to the Central and West African regions.

2011-06-08 10:17:34

The US maker of the most popular doll ever created, Barbie, has been accused of contributing to the destruction of Indonesian forests and habitats of endangered species by the environmental watchdog organization outfit Greenpeace.

2011-06-06 06:00:00

TORONTO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX: TRE) ("Sino-Forest" or the "Company"), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, today provided further response to allegations by short seller, Muddy Waters, LLC. The Company believes Muddy Waters' report to be inaccurate, spurious and defamatory.

2011-05-30 15:05:00

TORONTO, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Sino-Forest Corporation (TSX: TRE) ("Sino-Forest"), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, announced today that certain PRC subsidiaries of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sino-Panel (China) Investments Limited ("Sino-Panel"), have entered into master agreements (the "Master Agreements") for the purchase of plantation forests in Shaanxi and Yunnan provinces with Bolin Forestry Co., Ltd.

2011-05-27 06:45:00

TORONTO, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest") (TSX:TRE), a leading commercial forest plantation operator in China, released today summary reports about the yearly China forest asset valuation conducted by Pöyry (Beijing) Consulting Company Limited ("Pöyry"), an international forestry consulting firm. In 2010, Pöyry's Management Consulting Business Group changed its disclosure policy relating to valuation services following Pöyry's...

2011-05-25 08:02:00

TORONTO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Sino-Forest Corporation ("Sino-Forest") (TSX:TRE), a leading, commercial forest plantation operator in China, announced today that it is on track with achieving its operating goals and reporting its first-quarter 2011 results on time as previously announced. Sino-Forest Chairman and CEO, Allen Chan, said, "Our management team is not aware of any operating or financial matters that should cause investors any concern about our first quarter results...

2011-05-23 07:47:10

Forest fragmentation driven by demand for palm oil is having a catastrophic effect on multiple levels of biodiversity, scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have discovered.

2011-05-16 17:35:00

LUXEMBOURG, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecoagro S.A.

2011-05-11 10:30:00

NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of the Rainforest Alliance, an international Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that seeks to promote worldwide social and environmental responsibility, Suzano Papel e Celulose is hosting a cocktail reception for attendees of the 2011 Rainforest Alliance Gala Dinner on May 11th at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

2011-04-28 11:30:00

PLANTATION, Fla., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- C3/CustomerContactChannels ("C3"), a global provider of BPO services, announced that the Company has finalized plans for its expansion in the Philippines.

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