Latest Reforestation Stories
FARMINGTON, Conn., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Against the backdrop of the June 5th United Nations' World Environment Day, environmental leader Carrier Corp. announced it will switch to using post-consumer recycled paper content in all of its U.S. locations.
NYBRO, Sweden, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The once degraded forests in the Curacautin Valley in Chile have now recovered sufficiently, after hard work over the last decades, to be able to help provide a sustainable living to the people in the area, based on fair trade and responsible forest management principles.
WAYCROSS, Ga., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oglethorpe Power Corporation and the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) this week celebrated the planting of nearly 150,000 seedlings in a partnership to reforest about 400 acres of hardwood forestland burned in wildfires near the Okefenokee Swamp in 2007.
SALT LAKE CITY, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSTK) (short cut: O.CO) today, announced the debut of carbon-neutral shipping for every purchase made from its Worldstock Fair Trade inventory, effective immediately.
For every web sign-up during the week of Earth Day, Green Mountain Energy Company will plant a tree to help support the environment Austin, Texas (Vocus/PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Planting trees is a powerful way to help the environment, improve communities, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
SHELTON, Conn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All PioniteÂ® Decorative Surfaces' products are now available with full Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification upon request at no extra cost.
SHELTON, Conn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NevamarÂ® Decorative Surfaces' products are now available with full Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification upon request at no extra cost.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb.
A top expert with the United Nations said Wednesday that forests around the world could start expanding again within a few years.
4OVER4.COM, one of the first online printing companies, and a leading green printing firm, has announced GREENTEAM, a fund raising program for non-profit organizations focused on the environment, conservation and sustainability.
Deforestation is the act or process of removing trees from forested lands by cutting or burning. There are many reasons for deforestation. Logs are sold as a commodity and cleared lands can be used for pastures and human settlements. The damage caused by deforestation, however, can be great. If land is not somewhat reforested it can cause damage to habitats for wildlife and other plant life, affect the aridity of the region, and possibly encourage degradation into wasteland. Due to negligent...