Forest conservation news
Russian forests and tigers left floored by illegal logging
The forests of the Russian Far East are being pushed to the brink of destruction due to pervasive, ...
WWF invites 70 companies to 2013 Environmental Paper Company Index
Gland, Switzerland— WWF has invited the world’s most important and strategically relevant paper ...
Not much protected and no commitment to restoration in APP forest promises
The much-touted new deforestation policy of controversial paper giant Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) ...
FSC certification in Cameroon surpasses 1 million hectares
Total Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified area in Cameroon has exceeded 1 million hectares
APP suppliers pulping new bid for sustainability credentials in Kalimantan?
NGO observers have claimed that pulp timber suppliers to controversial paper giant Asia Pulp ...
Governments start to rein in ivory and rhino horn trade, give sharks and timbers better protection at wildlife trade meeting
A critical wildlife trade meeting closed Thursday with decisions from world governments to regulate ...
World`s valuable timbers protected against illegal trade
Precious ebony and rosewood timbers have secured protection
Earth’s forests get conservation boost from eyes in space
It was a historic day for Earth conservation today with the launch of NASA’s Landsat 8 ...
WWF welcomes APP announcement to halt clearing, urges paper buyers to wait for proof
WWF welcomed the announcement that the Sinar Mas Group’s Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) have stopped ...
Industry key to conserving forests as demand for wood projected to triple by 2050
By 2050, rising population and demand, as well as an increase in use of wood for bioenergy, could ...