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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. The assessment will evaluate the ecological, economic and social performance of the Bureau of Forestry according to forest management guidelines established by the...

2010-07-27 10:00:00

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. The assessment will evaluate the ecological, economic and social performance of the Bureau of Forestry according to forest management guidelines established by the...

2010-06-21 06:00:00

VANCOUVER, June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Monday June 21, 2010 - Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange: CFQ) ("CFS" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its wholly owned subsidiary Global CO2 Reduction Inc. has received project Validation for its Northern Ontario Forestry Project from the Rainforest Alliance. The Rainforest Alliance has validated that Global CO2 Reduction, Inc.'s Northern Ontario Forestry Offset Pilot Project design is in compliance with the Climate,...

2010-06-15 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Stuart N. Conway, of Fort Collins, Colorado, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of conservation. ABOUT STUART N. CONWAY Mr. Conway has over 25 years of experience in the conservation field and has planted more than 20 million trees. Mr. Conway received a B.S. in Forest Management, from Colorado State University and an M.P.S. in International Development,...

2010-05-28 18:00:28

Scientists at the University of Oklahoma and the Fudan University in Shanghai, China, have found that reforestation and afforestation -- the creation of new forests -- may lower the potential of forests for climate change lessening. Yiqi Luo, professor of ecology in the OU College of Arts and Sciences Department of Botany and Microbiology, and Changzhang Liao, Bo Li and Changming Fang, professors of ecology in the Fudon University Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, examined...

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2010-05-14 08:46:19

Scientists review the benefits and tradeoffs of current methods in forest carbon storage While the U.S. and other world leaders consider options for offsetting carbon emissions, it is important to take into account the role forests play in the global carbon cycle, say scientists in a paper published in the spring edition of Issues in Ecology. Currently, the carbon stored in forests and harvested wood products offsets 12-19 percent of U.S. fossil fuel emissions"”growth primarily the...

2010-05-04 08:00:00

DUBLIN, May 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EcoSecurities, a leading organisation in the business of sourcing and developing greenhouse gas emission reduction projects, Conservation International, The Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance, ClimateBiz and Norton Rose Group announce the findings of their second annual 'forest carbon offsetting report 2010', which focuses on corporations' attitudes towards carbon offsets from forestry projects. The survey received responses...

2010-05-04 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Oregon, May 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EcoSecurities, a leading organization in the business of sourcing and developing greenhouse gas emission reduction projects, Conservation International, The Climate, Community & Biodiversity Alliance, ClimateBiz and Norton Rose Group announce the findings of their second annual 'forest carbon offsetting report 2010', which focuses on corporations' attitudes towards carbon offsets from forestry projects. The forest carbon...

2010-04-30 05:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of National Arbor Day, Philips Norelco is issuing a challenge to all Americans: "Deforest Yourself. Reforest the World." For years, Philips Norelco has been the go-to grooming partner to help guys keep their "hedges" trimmed, but the reality is that the world's forests are dwindling by the minute. Philips Norelco, the expert in "bodily deforestation," is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation in support of the organization's...

2010-04-22 04:20:00

May planting to mark 20th anniversary of Plant a tree, Cool the globe campaign WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global ReLeaf, the tree planting arm of American Forests - the nation's oldest nonprofit conservation organization - will plant 4.8 million trees this year in 43 projects in 14 states and 10 countries to help restore forests important for wildlife, clean water, and carbon sequestration. Since its beginning over 20 years ago, Global ReLeaf has planted more than 30...


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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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