The occurrence and distribution of 81 wood decaying fungi on different hosts in forest wood depots of Chhattisgarh is reported. The study area is confined to nine wood depots and each wood depot, depending on area occupied, is divided into five sectors.

This report builds on the initiatives of the Asia Forest Partnership and East Asia and Pacific FLEG to promote cooperation among Customs, Forestry and other authorities to reduce the trade of illegal wood products.

The J&K Police have seized a massive consignment of red sanders, a fragrant timber in great demand for cabinet work and also used as dyewood, from a village in Leh where it had been ferried all the way from Andhra Pradesh to be smuggled across to China. Police said they were looking at possible links of the smugglers with the People

Through Climate Change: Farmers

IWST will use nanotechnology to create this unique material for furniture, car interiors

Unique material: Test samples of the wood-polymer composites at the Institute of Wood Science and Technology in Bangalore

101 Hectares Identified Near Bhachau
Harit Mehta TNN

Ahmedabad: The arid region of Kutch may not have much to do with trees. But, the border district may soon have a Wood Special Economic Zone, the first of its kind in the country.

Paper products giant Kimberly-Clark Corp joined forces with Greenpeace on Wednesday, pledging to conserve forests by getting wood fiber from environmentally responsible sources.

Organised crime syndicates are eyeing the nascent forest carbon credit industry as a potentially lucrative new opportunity for fraud, an Interpol environmental crime official said on Friday.

Peter Younger, an environmental crimes specialist at the world's largest international police agency, was referring to a UN-backed scheme called reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation.

The purpose of this Guide and resource kit is to assist sustainability officers and business procurement managers, especially major purchasers of wood and paper-based products1 that do not have

Observant commuters may notice that in some rail systems, traditional wooden ties are being replaced with those made from reinforced concrete.

Concrete ties may be stronger and more durable than wooden ones, but are they environmentally friendlier?