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Just who should be certified?

Saturday, March 12, 2016

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AUTHOR Jared Diamond, in his groundbreaking 2005 book Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive, has a small seven or eight-page section on the creation and development of the Forest Stewardship Council in the early 1990s, and its progress to 2003-2004.

Satellite Laser Will Map Forests in 3-D

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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And the data will reveal how much carbon woodlands store

GEDI, a NASA Earth-observing system set to go on the International Space Station in 2018, will enable the government to understand the architecture of forests, as this 3-D rendering depicts. By fully analyzing the structure of forests, researchers will be able to more accurately measure the amount of carbon they store. 
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In 2018, America's space agency is going to send a laser into the galaxies to assess the world's trees.

It won't be the first time NASA dabbles in lidar technology—shooting lasers onto things and recording what comes back—but it will be the first time the agency sends a laser specifically designed to measure the intricate structure of forests.

Stripping Tasmania of ancient forests and endangered species habitat fails to gain FSC for Forestry Tasmania

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

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The Bob Brown Foundation will continue to call for secure protection for endangered species and native forests in the wake of Forestry Tasmania’s comprehens

East Gippsland logging faces fresh court challenge over endangered species

Thursday, February 18, 2016

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Activists have launched legal action against VicForests, alleging it is not properly protecting species such as the Yellow-bellied Glider are to be logged Photo: Ed Hill, Goongerah Environment Centre

Victoria's logging regime is facing a new legal challenge, this time over alleged failures to properly detect and protect endangered species in East Gippsland forest slated for harvesting.

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