Forests have an acclaimed role as a carbon sink needed to tackle climate change. Less known is how their contribution can be scaled up even after a tree has been logged.

Forests have an acclaimed role as a carbon sink needed to tackle climate change. Less known is how their contribution can be scaled up even after a tree has been logged.

A team led by an Indian-origin air pollution expert has found an emerging risk to the environment from wood burning stoves in pizza restaurants and charcoal in steakhouses.

Nigeria's forest cover is fast reducing at 3.5 per cent annually, the Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed said weekend.

The Central Government has decided to introduce a new policy for Agar wood of Assam soon.

Another day, another report telling us that modern life is killing us.

Global production of all major wood products is showing its largest growth since the global economic downturn of 2008-2009, according to new data published by FAO.

Exports of pellets from the United States(US) are growing significantly to meet the demand for renewable energy in the European Union. This transatlantic trade in pellets has raised questions about the greenhouse gas(GHG)intensity of these pellets and their effects on conventional forest product markets in the US. This paper examines the GHG intensity of pellets exported from the US using either forest biomass only or forest and agricultural biomass combined.

WORRIED that deforestation could ultimately be bad for business as well as for the environment, the Tobacco Research Board (TRB) has released a new barn design, the kutsaga barn, hoping to encourag

On the occasion of the XIV World Forestry Congress, this publication from the FAO Subregional Office for Southern Africa supports countries in the region to present the best practices, challenges and opportunities in the forestry sector of Southern Africa.

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