Future wood use assures long-term climate benefit from commercial forests

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Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain A new study published in Nature Communications demonstrates the important role that planting new commercial forests could play in the fight against climate change by including new accounting of greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation achieved from future use of harvested wood. The study applied a novel, time-dependent assessment to capture the complex […]

US, EU importing potentially illegal wood from Brazil

FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows a river and a deforested plot of the Amazon near Porto Velho, Rondonia State, Brazil on August 14, 2020 Reuters According to the report, Brazilian environmental agency Ibama seized more than 1,800 cubic meters of wood from an Indusparquet subsidiary in 2018, estimated worth $2.5 million US and EU […]