Latest World Forestry Congress Stories
New research released today by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) shows that hundreds of millions of forest peoples in tropical nations have, in the last 20 years, quietly gained unprecedented legal rights to the land and resources owned under customary law.
U.S. Forest Service scientists today released an assessment that shows forest land has expanded in northern states during the past century despite a 130-percent population jump and relentless environmental threats.
A recent workshop in Nairobi, Kenya saw representatives from 43 African nations participate in an ambitious project to document the status of the worldâ€™s forest genetic resources; a vital step in conserving and sustainably managing forests.
Dr. Bogdan Strimbu, assistant professor of biometrics and quantitative silviculture at Louisiana Tech Universityâ€™s School of Forestry, recently organized and conducted a technical session at the International Union of Forest Research Organizationâ€™s (IUFRO) XXIII World Congress in Seoul, South Korea.
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WASHINGTON, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under the framework of the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), U.S.
The worldâ€™s forests are disappearing at a rate of 36 football fields per minute.