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2010-12-08 17:41:00

HONOLULU, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods (HLH) recently translated their web site to Korean in order to better serve their South Korean clients. Although 65% of South Korea's land is forested, the country is still one of the top importers of forestry products in the world.

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2010-12-01 11:18:31

A 13-year study has been key to understanding how and why an orchid species (Cypripedium calceolus), which is endangered in some countries in Europe, is surviving and recovering in the Pyrenees.

2010-11-24 09:41:55

A study released today amid debate over how to reduce the loss and degradation of the world’s most vulnerable forests suggests that negotiators at the upcoming UN climate change conference in Cancun should look to Mexico’s forest communities for a solution.

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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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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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  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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