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Chimpanzees Prefer Ugandan Ironwood For Their Beds

Chimpanzees Prefer Ugandan Ironwood For Their Beds

PLOS Chimpanzees may select a certain type of wood, Ugandan Ironwood, over other options for its firm, stable, and resilient properties to make their bed, according to a study published April 16, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by...

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2014-04-16 16:23:18

Serving Responsible Forestry Sunny Side Up WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's national parks, has selected to package the official 2014 White House Easter Egg in a gift box made from paperboard certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Standard. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75706 "We are thrilled to be involved once again with this annual American tradition," said Kathy Abusow,...

2014-04-15 16:21:59

ROSEBURG, Ore., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Communities for Healthy Forests, Inc. (CHF), with support from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative®, Inc. (SFI®), held a ceremony celebrating the restoration of the Douglas Complex fire devastation area. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140415/73275 The Douglas Complex wildfires gripped the State of Oregon in August of 2013, threatening homes, and forcing evacuations and road closures. Approximately 3,000...

2014-04-11 08:21:06

DUBLIN, Apr. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4cpwnt/food_preservative ) has announced the addition of the "Food Preservative Market by Type, Function, Application, & Geography - Global Trend & Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The role of food preservative in food processing has been essential in maintaining the product quality. There are two main classes...

2014-03-27 23:01:02

The Harmony Series features high-pressure laminate shells that offer a variety of shapes, frames, cut-outs and finishes as well as endless customization opportunities. Chino, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Bertolini Hospitality & Design manufactures world-class quality banquet chairs in several lines of stackable hospitality seating designs. Engineered with today's banquet and conference facilities in mind, these hospitality seating products feature a host of innovative improvements...

2014-03-27 08:27:04

Eco Red Shield(TM) Buildings in Breezy Point, New York and the New Jersey Shore will be Popping Early April VISTA, Calif., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Building Products, Inc., (OTCQB: ECOB) is excited to announce that today, the Company has shipped its first order in the South to Cobblestone Mill Woodworks, Inc. located in Ball Ground, Georgia. Cobblestone previously utilized wood treatment services from a Canadian supplier lacking sufficient quality control measures and...

2014-03-26 16:26:33

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Lumber Coalition is disappointed by today's London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) ruling that Canada is not required to continue to apply compensatory adjustments to export taxes under the Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA), notwithstanding that the adjustments previously awarded by the LCIA for Canadian violations of the SLA have not been fully collected. In January 2011, the LCIA found that Quebec and Ontario...

2014-03-21 08:21:46

United Nations' 2014 Theme is "Celebrating Forests for Sustainable Development" MONTREAL, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP) today launched the Boreal Forest Facts website (www.BorealForestFacts.com) to coincide with the United Nations' 2014 International Day of Forests, providing a new digital resource highlighting the company's ongoing efforts to promote sustainable forest management in one of the world's most vibrant ecosystems....

2014-03-19 23:23:41

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Wood Preservative Chemicals markets. Driven by the recovery in the construction sector in developed countries, global market for Wood Preservative Chemicals is projected to reach US$1.7 billion by 2020. San Jose, California (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Wood is a ubiquitous building material that finds use in several indoor and outdoor applications. Wood, especially untreated wood, is however susceptible to...

2014-03-18 12:22:34

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. Cees de Jager, Executive Director of the Binational Softwood Lumber Council, applauded the Obama Administration's focus on the environmental and jobs benefits of using wood in taller buildings at today's "White House Rural Council Workshop Building with Wood: Jobs and the Environment." Announcements by USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and the White House Rural Council to provide $1,000,000 in funding for WoodWorks (www.woodworks.org) and...

2014-03-04 12:28:03

VANCOUVER, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vancouver's NSDA Architects is the winner of the first Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®) Award, handed out Monday, March 3(rd) as part of the 10(th) annual Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards. The architectural firm is being recognized for its innovative use of wood certified to the SFI Standard in the new Kordyban Lodge, a Canadian Cancer Society care facility located in Prince George, BC. "It's an honour to receive this...