Environment

Trump blames fires on forest mismanagement

November 11, 2018 ecodaily 0

  President Donald Trump says “gross mismanagement of forests” is to blame for two unchecked wildfires burning in California, where nine people have been killed and hundreds of thousands forced to evacuate. “There is no […]

Agriculture

How much wood should a wood-cutter cut?

November 10, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Given how much of Canada’s landscape remains forested, it can have a positive contribution to climate change mitigation through sustainable forestry, which is one of the reasons why the Committee on Forests and the […]

Economics

Report finds palm oil companies’ commitments lacking

November 7, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Zero-deforestation commitments within the palm oil industry risk being undermined by a lack of monitoring within production landscapes—meaning the deforestation of tropical forests home to Critically Endangered wildlife such as Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris […]