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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.

2011-04-19 06:00:00

BOSTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today reported that China's timber supply deficit (its imports of logs and the roundwood equivalent of imports of primary products like lumber, wood panels, woodchips and pulp) will jump from 107 million cubic meters in 2009 to 182 million cubic meters in 2015.

2011-03-07 10:30:00

BOSTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today reported that China's imports of woodchips increased 340% between 2008 and 2010, and that import levels are expected to more than double by 2015.

2011-02-23 06:05:00

The amount of global farmland used to grow genetically modified (GM) crops increased 10% last year, with the United States remaining the largest zone for the biotech produce.

2011-02-10 01:38:09

Trees growing on farms will be essential to future development.

Word of the Day
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.