There is an increasing focus on the role that public and private resources can play in supporting activities that reduce forest loss as part of wider efforts to address climate change, and ensure sustainable development.

BEIJING - Commercial logging will be forbidden in key state forests in Northeast China on April 1, said China's forestry watchdog Thursday.

Logging in the state forests has cost NSW more than $43 million over the past three years - money that would be better spent promoting tourism in the regions, according to the Greens.

COMMUNITIES in Kilwa District have earned 200,000 US dollars (361.5m/-) from timber exports to Europe in the past ten years.

In the wake of the signing of a forest conservation agreement between the Government of Liberia and the European Union through the Government of Norway, where the country stands to benefit US$150 m

The Liberia Timber Union Association or LTA has strongly rejected a US$150m forest deal recently signed between Liberia and Norway, demanding a public debate on the letter of intent.

Tesco, M&S, Homebase and Sky are among a coalition of big businesses that have signed up to a new WWF-UK commitment to use 100% sustainable timber by 2020.

Forestry: If the country harvested timber like it did in the last five years, the country would go barren, forestry officials warn.

The Tasmanian Liberal government has succeeded in unwinding key parts of the peace deal to end the state's forest wars.

The Tasmanian government is on course to pass legislation that would tear up the state’s forestry peace deal, with environmentalists claiming the move will open up 1.5m hectares of largely pristine