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Logger Supports Trump’s Reelection, Thanks Him for Reinvigorating Timber Industry
A logger from Minnesota said he supports President Donald Trump's reelection because the president saved the timber industry from the Washington establishment and environmentalists. Scott Dane, the executive director of ...
August 27, 2020
China’s Timber Demand Is Destroying Forests in South Pacific Countries
Forests in countries in the South Pacific are being decimated by China’s hunger for timber. The Solomon Islands, ...
October 23, 2018
Good News on Rain Forests: They Bounce Back Strong, Storing More Carbon Than Thought
When you cut and burn a tropical forest, you're left with a barren plain of cracked red mud, ...
June 13, 2016
Susan G. Letcher
How Forests Recover Rapidly on Logging Roads in the Congo Basin
Large areas of tropical forest worldwide are used for selective logging which requires extensive road networks to access ...
June 6, 2016
Europe’s Oldest Forest Is Threatened by a Beetle Infestation
Białowieza Forest is the kind of place you imagine from the Grimm fairy tales. Huge firs, oaks, and ...
April 2, 2016
Ashes to Ashes: Logging and Fires Have Left Victoria’s Magnificent Forests in Tatters
In February 2009, the Black Saturday bushfires swept through the Mountain Ash forests of Victoria, burning 72,000 hectares.
November 24, 2015
Burning Wood for Electricity: New Demands, New Questions
Wood pellets are a renewable energy source and there are circumstances where wood energy can reduce net CO2 ...
March 19, 2015
Karen Lee Abt
Robert C Abt
Scientists Call on Obama to Stop Logging Old Growth Forests
Seven conservation societies have joined a campaign to push the Obama administration to end old-growth forest logging in ...
January 27, 2015
Discarded Cell Phones to Help Fight Rainforest Poachers, Loggers in Real-Time
A technology that uses discarded mobile phones to create a real-time alert system against logging and poaching will ...
June 29, 2014
Rhett A. Butler
Malaysia at Risk of Falling Behind in Push for More Sustainable Palm Oil
The Malaysian state should play a more active role in supporting the transition toward less environmentally destructive palm ...
April 17, 2014
Forests in Indonesia’s Concession Areas Being Rapidly Destroyed
1/3 of Indonesia's land mass is allocated for industrial development. Forest clearing within areas zoned for timber, logging, ...
April 12, 2014
Rhett A. Butler
Logging in Congo Is Out of Control, Nearly 90 Percent Illegal
The forestry sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo is completely out of control, according to a new ...
April 8, 2014
Illegal Logging Threatens Liberia’s Forests
Libera’s forests are being divvied up and sold off to loggers, with logging rights to as much as ...
September 4, 2012
Bill Opening Logging of Tongass Old-Growth Heads to Senate
Old-growth forest is characterized by very large, very old trees and exceptional bio-diversity.
July 12, 2012
Scientists Urge BC to Speed up Protection of Iconic Rainforest
A group of international scientists is urging B.C. Premier Christy Clark to accelerate an agreement announced six years ...
June 21, 2012
Biden: ‘It’s Crass’ to Go After Son Hunter During Campaign
Pelosi Downplays Talk of White House Stimulus Compromise: ‘Keep Moving the Goal Post’
White House Chief of Staff Says Pence Is an Essential Worker, Will Continue to Campaign
Trump Makes His Case in North Carolina, Ohio, and Wisconsin
Joe Manchin to Vote ‘No’ on Barrett Supreme Court Nomination
Lee Kun-hee, Force Behind Samsung’s Rise, Dies at 78
The Associated Press
Trump Economic Adviser Says Biden Plan to Quit Fossil Fuels Unfeasible
In Asia, Pompeo Expected to Bolster Allies Against Chinese Regime
Questions Raised Over NYC Jewish Neighborhood Lockdown
Afghan Security Forces Kill Senior Al-Qaeda Leader Wanted by FBI