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2014-10-28 16:29:10

First-Ever FSC(®)Leadership Award Celebrates Company as a Leader Driving Progress in the Marketplace TICKER SYMBOL(NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) MONTREAL, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) was recognized for its longtime leadership in sustainability, as the company accepted the first-ever annual FSC(®) Leadership Award for the paper sector in a ceremony at the Greenbuild 2014 Conference in New Orleans. The award celebrates Domtar's innovative pursuit...

2014-10-14 12:23:09

OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative(®) (SFI) is proud to support Tree Ottawa's goal to plant One Million Trees as a gift from the residents of Ottawa to all Canadians to celebrate Canada's 150(th) anniversary in 2017. The first tree is being planted near a 150-year-old oak tree at Tree Ottawa's launch in Champlain Park. "Tree Ottawa is strengthening connections between healthy forests and the sustainable communities we all want to live in. Planting...

2014-09-26 12:26:06

OTTAWA, Sept. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - As a broad supporter of free trade, the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) today welcomed the signing of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union. The sector will benefit from the eventual elimination of European tariffs on some wood panels such as particle board, oriented strand board and plywood of up to 10%. "The forest products industry has always relied on exports for its prosperity...

2014-09-25 08:29:25

Recognizes Sappi for its leadership, sustainability, safety and marketing promotion BOSTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of coated fine paper, pulp and release paper, has been selected as a finalist in four categories of the paper industry's prestigious 2014 Pulp & Paper International (PPI) Awards. These awards are the only global honors dedicated to recognizing the achievements of companies, mills and individuals in the pulp and...

2014-09-24 08:22:49

Tree Canada and SFI® make learning about trees and nature fun with a new visual booklet OTTAWA, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Connecting young Canadians with nature is a challenge in today's world of smartphones, video games, and other hi-tech gadgets. In honour of National Tree Day, Tree Canada and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative(®) Inc. (SFI) are making connecting with nature easier and more appealing with a new visual educational booklet for youth and adults across Canada. "In...

2014-09-17 16:22:20

MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - For consistently showing leadership on behalf of wetlands that support millions of ducks, geese and other wildlife, and partnering with the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI), Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has won the SFI President's Award. DUC is demonstrating how to conserve wetlands while constructing resource roads, taking the initiative to promote the benefits of forest certification, encouraging community outreach, and providing valuable...

2014-09-17 12:22:50

MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sustainable forestry is helping improve wildlife habitat for grizzly bears and other species in Montana. The Montana Forest Restoration Committee is cooperating with a variety of groups to restore wildlife habitat in three national forests -- Bitterroot, Helena and Lolo. But bears are just part of the story. The committee guides forest restoration work to address wider ecological, economic and social needs, including community...

2014-09-16 08:33:05

MONTREAL, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI) and Habitat for Humanity Canada are going from being like-minded allies to official partners with the signing of a memorandum of mutual support at the SFI Annual conference in Montreal. "We are excited to have SFI's formal commitment to help Habitat for Humanity. SFI and its network of grassroots implementation committees work at the intersection of healthy forests, sustainable communities and the responsible...

2014-09-15 16:23:30

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) has been recognized by BREEAM for its ability to allow the construction industry to responsibly source forest products. The announcement was made by BREEAM on September 12th. BREEAM - the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method - is the world's foremost environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings. Worldwide, there are more than a quarter of a...

2014-09-04 08:24:10

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A single mom and her three kids are part of a grassroots movement to turn downtown Greenwood, South Carolina into a more sustainable community with help from Habitat for Humanity and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® Inc. (SFI). Six months after today's groundbreaking ceremony, the new family will be moving into a brand new home on a site occupied for 11 years by an abandoned building. "This part of Greenwood is an up and...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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