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2010-11-23 14:45:00

In many developing countries, forest restoration at home has led to deforestation abroad.

2010-11-19 00:00:43

New Energy Works Timberframers was honored last night in a special reception hosted by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in conjunction with the USGBC GreenBuild Conference in Chicago for winning first place in the 6th Annual Design & Build with FSC Award. Portland, OR (Vocus/PRWEB) November 18, 2010 New Energy Works Timberframers was honored last night in a special reception hosted by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) in conjunction with the USGBC GreenBuild Conference in Chicago...

2010-11-18 07:40:00

STEENBERGEN, The Netherlands, November 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Groasis Waterboxx, winner of Popular Science Magazine's "Best of What's New" 2010 swept all 11 categories for the best invention, leaving behind other fantastic inventions, such as the Apple iPad, Porsche 918 Spyder Green Supercar, Panasonic Viera TV, Intel Wireless display and 117 others for the Grand Prize. Pieter Hoff, inventor of the Groasis Waterboxx, is happy with his innovation, as it is pivotal to the success of his...

2010-11-04 11:22:00

LONDON, November 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Local residents and businesses today marked the arrival of 53 chanticleer pear trees in Weymouth Street, London W1 with a ceremonial tree planting by local resident Barbara Windsor MBE. The ceremony was organised through a partnership between W1W Tree Planting Initiative, Westminster Tree Trust and Westminster City Council. The project, which began in 2008, has now completed its first two objectives following the planting of 40 trees on...

2010-10-28 15:08:00

HONOLULU, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods (HLH) recently translated their web site to Mandarin in order to better serve their Chinese clients.

2010-10-07 10:34:00

STRATHAM, N.H., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timberland Company (NYSE: TBL) believes it can help alleviate hunger, create jobs, protect wildlife and preserve the environment ... all through the simple act of planting a tree.

2010-10-07 07:30:00

COPPELL, Texas, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), one of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers and a pioneer in corporate responsibility, announced the renaming of an endowed scholarship fund in honor of retired executive Robert L. Banks.

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2010-08-20 07:50:00

Changes in climate may be a partial cause to the record rainfall that is wreaking havoc in Asia.

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2010-08-02 06:39:50

Australian scientists researching environmental restoration projects have found that the reforestation of damaged rainforests is more efficient at capturing carbon than controversial softwood monoculture plantations.

2010-07-27 12:54:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SmartWood, an organization accredited to offer independent, third-party certification of environmentally responsible forest-management practices, is inviting the public to submit comments in August during its review of Pennsylvania's 2.2 million-acre state forest system.


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Deforestation
2009-05-27 18:12:50

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...

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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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