`TLC' for New York's forests
- In the Forest of Giants. // Earthwatch Institute Journal;2001 Research & Exploration, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p28
Focuses on the efforts to conserve forests in Victoria. Economic contribution of forest products; Negative effects of clear-fall logging; Changes that have to be made regarding logging practices.
- Sustainable logging proves unsupportable. Tangley, Laura // U.S. News & World Report;06/29/98, Vol. 124 Issue 25, p63
Reports that sustainable harvesting in rain forests are doing more damage than good. Logic behind sustainable forest management; How logging is done in the tropics; Percentage of the world's tropical forests that are managed sustainably published in `Science'; Research by Ian Bowles et al of...
- CONSERVATIVE USE: A PRINCIPLE OF SUSTAINABILITY. // Fire Management Today;Fall2001, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p23
Focuses on the principle of sustainability for forest health conservation. Uses of forest fires; Impact of timber harvest on forest health; Necessity of caution in the application of timber removal.
- STILL WILD, STILL THREATENED. Evans, Geoff // Chain Reaction;Sep2008, Issue 103, p46
The author pays tribute to forest activists in south-west Tasmania. He describes the Upper Florentine Valley, one of the many areas in the region threatened by logging. He discusses the techniques used by the long running forest blockade in the valley to protect the area. He cites a range of...
- Paper Chase. Nickens, T. Edward // Audubon;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 111 Issue 1, p38
The article focuses on developments in conserving Canada's boreal forests. Named for Boreas, the Greek god of the north wind, the boreal forest is a critically important breeding ground for North American birds. The Canadian boreal holds a quarter of the world's forests and most of its unfrozen...
- Out of the woodwork. Holmes, Bob // New Scientist;09/05/98, Vol. 159 Issue 2150, p12
Suggests that loggers' chainsaws need not spell disaster for tropical forests. Regenerating forest canopy to eventually look much like it did before the trees were felled, according to ecologists studying Southeast Asian forests that have been stripped of their most valuable timber; The...
- Barnabas Suebu. Tedjasukmana, Jason // Time International (South Pacific Edition);10/29/2007, Issue 42, p36
The article discusses the environmentalism of Barnabas Suebu, governor of the Indonesian province of Papua. Suebu has plans to declare a moratorium on logging exports and to trade carbon credits to protect the province's forests. Military and business interests, illegal logging and fires have...
- Finding and promoting a local conservation consensus in a globally important tropical forest landscape. Padmanaba, Michael; Sheil, Douglas // Biodiversity & Conservation;Jan2007, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p137
Can democratic processes favour conservation outcomes in the tropics? This study focuses on local viewpoints within a forested landscape of high conservation significance in East Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo). Stakeholders received posters displaying results from a previous study; these posters...
- Tree mugger? Cerio, Gregory; Howard, Lucy // Newsweek;8/9/1993, Vol. 122 Issue 6, p6
Notes that redwood and Douglas fir, two classic species of old-growth timber, were used in spring 1993 to rebuild the veranda of the vice presidential mansion. Environmentalist Vice President Al Gore as a longtime foe of logging old-growth forests; Comment by a Gore spokeswoman.