Article - 25 Jan 2013
The combination of performing annual agricultural activities and delayed long- term production of trees on the same plot of land is described as agro forestry.
News - 12 Apr 2022
When it comes to resolving the climate crisis, the forestry and agricultural sectors are a few of the toughest areas that need to change. A new report indicates that these regions will play a main...
News - 16 Jan 2019
A new method based on gasification has been formulated by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. This offers a sustainable means of converting forest industry byproducts, such as sawdust, bark,...
News - 24 Aug 2018
Legislative revisions to the European Union’s Renewable Energy Directive (RED) will erode existing safeguards that prevent unsustainable exploitation of forests. The revisions also set...
News - 4 Feb 2014
Gasoline-like fuels can be made from cellulosic materials such as farm and forestry waste using a new process invented by chemists at the University of California, Davis. The process could open up new...
News - 13 Aug 2013
With the completed acquisition of Longview Timber’s approximately 645,000 acres of forestland in Washington state and Oregon in July, Weyerhaeuser Company now owns or manages approximately 20.5...
News - 26 May 2011
Researchers working at the Department of Paper and Bioprocess Engineering in SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) are studying methods to convert wood into green...
News - 23 Dec 2009
In light of the growing scarcity of oil resources, biofuels constitute an alternative solution, since they can serve as a complement to fossil fuels. As part of its policy aimed at reducing greenhouse...
News - 15 Sep 2009
Spain is one of the leading European countries, along with Sweden, in terms of wood production for paper paste, but this uses large amounts of energy. Spanish and Swedish scientists have compared the...
News - 3 Mar 2009
UPM has significantly decreased its fossil carbon dioxide (CO2) and sulphur dioxide (SO2) emissions in 2008. The development of other environmental parameters has been positive, as well, which...