Ensuring forests for the future
Turing over a new leaf
Within these landsapes WWF works to ensure countries have scientifically based and representative networks of well-managed protected areas, which are sustainably financed, ensure effective participation of local communities and provide social and economic benefits, and in addition, establish initiatives that support responsible forest management and trade.
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Global Forest and Trade Network
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Jakarta Demands Malaysia Block Illegal Loggers
From abc.net: Indonesia's forestry minister, MS Kaban, has accused Malaysian companies of buying ...
Cheap in China – Low-cost sourcing’s high price
From Ethical Corporation: As economists argue over what 2008 has in store for our wallets, one ...
APP irregularities threaten massive climate and tiger impact
Pekanbaru, INDONESIA – One of the world’s biggest carbon stores and a key tiger habitat are ...
Vietnam: How the Country has Become a Hub for the Region's Ilegal Timber Trade
From EIA Press Release: Vietnam is operating as a centre for processing huge quantities of ...
Russia: Timber Export Points Reduced by 80%
From the Kommersant (Russia): The Federal Customs Service yesterday reduced the number of customs ...
Vietnam Forest & Trade Network Welcomes Two New Members
Hanoi – On Tuesday evening, 26 February 2008, the Vietnam Forest and Trade Network (VFTN) announced ...
EU Terminates Anti-Dumping Review of Chinese Plywood
From Xinhua News Agency: Brussels - The European Commission announced on Saturday it had ...
Indonesia: Ministry Threatens to Revoke 21 Forest Licences
From the Jakarta Post: The government threatened Thursday to revoke licenses of 21 natural forest ...
Russia's Putin Defends Export Tariffs on Raw Timber
From PaperAge: Russian President Vladimir Putin says that Russia is standing firm in its decision ...
Staples Ends Contracts With Asia Pulp on Environment
From Bloomberg.com: Staples Inc., the world's largest office-supplies retailer, ended its contracts ...