Fire departments from across the state have provided firefighters and fire engines that have been stationed throughout the Texas Panhandle and West Texas for response to wildfires that have burned near 52,000 acres this year.
As Coast Forest Products Association completes its final days of operation, I’m reminded of the fact that while the players may change, the coastal forest sector is – and will always be an important and permanent fixture in British Columbia. In this job I have said a thousand times that every day the men and women in this industry show up, roll up their sle […]
The international community celebrated the 2018 International Day of Forests on 21 March, with events and publication launches around the world, focusing on theme 'Forests and Sustainable Cities'. Special events were organized at UN Headquarters in New York, US FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy, and the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. FAO […]
The Council of Europe has released data on how its pillars, sectors and programme contribute to the SDGs. Users can view the Council's contributions by individual SDGs. The Council of Europe invests approximately €200 million in cooperation programmes that aim to contribute to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The ‘Our World in Data’ project has launched the SDG Tracker, currently in prototype form. The SDG tracker uses a range of indicators to provide illustrations of progress against each SDG target – not only the indicators included in the UN’s indicator framework. Trends are presented visually and an accompanying blog explains key findings.
AUSTIN, Texas — The big, beautiful live oaks that line your street and shade your home aren’t indefensible. There’s a silent killer that at this very moment could be creeping down your block, one yard at a time. Considered an epidemic throughout Central Texas, oak wilt is one of the most destructive tree