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2013-04-09 08:22:41

Consumers Are Encouraged to Protect U.S. Forests Through New Social Media Campaign NEW YORK, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Murphy® Oil Soap has partnered with the Arbor Day Foundation, the largest non-profit membership organization dedicated to planting trees to generate awareness of the importance of tree conservation as well as helping to protect forests throughout the world, to launch the household cleaning brand's new social media campaign - "Repin. Reforest." According to...

2013-03-25 16:21:32

Joins Georgia, Maine, and Oregon in Ensuring Green Buildings Are Good for Forests WASHINGTON, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed legislation Wednesday specifying that rating systems used in green building projects funded by the state government "shall not exclude certificate credits for forest products certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, Forest Stewardship Council or the American Tree Farm System." The new law positively...

2013-03-12 16:21:56

Reforestation of Degraded Forest Reserves in Ghana Project Earns VCS Validation and first Verification from SCS Global Services EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A project that aims to reforest 15,000 hectares of degraded lands in central Ghana and absorb more than 80,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere annually has been independently validated by SCS Global Services (SCS) under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS). Under the project managed by...

2013-02-20 16:22:45

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bhamragarh Forest Division of India's Maharashtra Forest Department has become the country's first natural forest management program to earn Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification for responsible forestry. Third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) conducted the audit of the 378,000-hectare area and issued the certification. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/MM63583LOGO) In addition to being the first...

2013-02-08 20:21:44

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Third-party certifier SCS Global Services has awarded Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) responsible forest management certification to Green Diamond Resource Company for its California operations, covering 400,000 acres of forestland in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties on the North Coast. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/MM63583LOGO) "Green Diamond Resource Company has undergone a lengthy and rigorous assessment of...

2013-02-01 09:55:48

Afforestation, planting trees in an area where there have previously been no trees, can reduce the effect of climate change by cooling temperate regions finds a study in BioMed Central's open access journal Carbon Balance and Management. Afforestation would lead to cooler and wetter summers by the end of this century. Without check climate change is projected to lead to summer droughts and winter floods across Europe. Using REMO, the regional climate model of the Max Planck Institute for...

2013-01-31 23:01:59

emerginC now plants an indigenous tree in a non-harvest location, via their partners at Plant-It-2020, for every retail item sold from both their classic signature range and their Scientific Organics range Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 In a renewed commitment to healing the planet, emerginC now plants an indigenous tree in a non-harvest location, via their partners at Plant-It-2020, for every retail item sold from both their classic signature range and their Scientific Organics...

2013-01-22 12:22:46

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) released the results of an independent review team's annual study of state forestlands today, affirming the state's efforts to conserve resources through sound management. "The auditors were very pleased with our forest management and our staff's dedication, and I extend thanks to each of the districts involved in this year's audit for another job well done," DCNR Secretary...

2013-01-16 08:21:43

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax(®) Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced that the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Australia honored OfficeMax Australia with two awards - Retailer of the Year 2012 and the Responsible Procurement Award 2012 - for the subsidiary's ongoing support of sustainability and responsible forest management. It was the second consecutive year that FSC Australia awarded...

2013-01-03 16:21:40

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HDS International Corp. (OTCQB: HDSI), a renewable energy, agricultural sciences, waste management and eco-sustainability company, today announced that it has engaged The Holden Group, LLC, a consulting firm, to provide certain business development and relationship management services. In response to a perceived increase in interest for HDS' CO(2) capture, biomass production and waste management technologies, the Company has engaged...


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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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