If you want to understand how deforestation works, just think about cancer.That’s because the two behave in a remarkably similar fashion.Large-scale studies reveal that deforestation is highly spatially contagious. That means it grows in a tumor-like fashion, spreading out from an initial “seed” or point of origin.For example, if a new road cuts into a wild […]
The fRI Research Healthy Landscapes Program is hosting a series of dialogue sessions to facilitate discussions around ecosystem-based management, healthy forests, and forest management in Alberta. The attached poster explains the purpose, the process, and introduces the team who will lead the sessions.
Published April 25th, 2017 by Andrew Duffy and Lindsay Kines for the Times Colonist – Source The U.S.’s levying of “anti-subsidy” duties on Canadian lumber imports sent a shiver through the coastal forest industry and a tremor through the provincial election campaign Tuesday. Tariffs of between 3.02 and 24.12 per cent are to be imposed beginning May 1 on fiv […]
Minister of State for Forestry Andrew Doyle TD addressed the Council of the European Forest Institute in its meeting at Dublin Castle today. Ireland holds the Chairmanship of the Council for the period 2017–2020, with Professor Ted Farrell as Chair. Minister Doyle said he was pleased to see EFI grow and develop. Ireland has been actively involved in the inst […]
26 April, 2017 Bogotá 25 April: We, the traditional authorities and elected leaders of the Uitoto, Muinane, Andoque and Nonuya peoples of the Middle Rio Caquetá region of the Colombian Amazon are in Bogotá between the 25th and 28th of April to represent our peoples and our Traditional Association of Indigenous Authorities - the Regional Indigenous Council of […]