28 Jul '11, 4pm

The beautiful forest; a celebration of our connection to forests in the UK and across the world. #fsc

The beautiful forest; a celebration of our connection to forests in the UK and across the world. #fsc

Our beautiful new film celebrates forests and our connection with them. You can help protect forests and communities by choosing wood and paper with the FSC logo. And join us to celebrate forests at the Big Forest Picnic on 20 August. All the timber and wood products we buy – from furniture to flooring to paper – started life in a forest somewhere. Trees were cut down, processed and sold to you as a door, a kitchen worktop or maybe a book. But not all wood comes from well-managed forests. So how can you be sure you’re choosing the right wood – wood that’s sustainably produced without causing harm to people or wildlife? Watch this short film to find out… Sorry, to view this video you need Flash and javascript enabled. Where does your wood come from? Our campaign to support a responsible timber trade You’d be forgiven for thinking the paper and wood we buy in the UK is all f...

Full article: http://www.wwf.org.uk/what_we_do/campaigning/what_wood_yo...

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 27 Jul '11, 12am

Associated Press Acacia logs awaiting transport in Indonesia, where much lowland forest has been lost to logging. Less tha...

Revealed: how the Vietnamese military fuels destruction of Laos' forests

Revealed: how the Vietnamese military fuels des...

theecologist.org 28 Jul '11, 2pm

Undercover investigators first encountered the Vietnamese Company of Economic Cooperation (COECCO) in October 2010 during ...

August 20. Any plans? Our Big Forest Picnic event is being held in woods across the UK. Find your nearest event. ^Dan

August 20. Any plans? Our Big Forest Picnic eve...

wwf.org.uk 08 Aug '11, 10am

Join the Big Forest Picnic, 20 August - and vote for your fave story WWF, VisitWoods and Progressio invite you to join the...

Talk about monkeying around - Thousands of UK Monkeys Were Tested Without Purpose

Talk about monkeying around - Thousands of UK M...

ecorazzi.com 28 Jul '11, 7pm

A panel led by Sir Patrick Bateson , president of the Zoological Society of London, has concluded that over nine percent o...

Palm oil, paper drive large-scale destruction of Indonesia's forests, but account for diminishing role in economy

Palm oil, paper drive large-scale destruction o...

news.mongabay.com 27 Jul '11, 8pm

Palm oil, paper drive large-scale destruction of Indonesia's forests, but account for diminishing role in economy, says re...

Read UK-GBC’s response to the draft NPPF here:

ukgbc.org 26 Jul '11, 2pm

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) welcomed yesterday’s publication of the draft National Planning Policy Framework (N...

Saving (and studying) one of Nigeria's last montane forests

Saving (and studying) one of Nigeria's last mon...

news.mongabay.com 26 Jul '11, 3pm

Conservationists seek $15M for rarest chimp (06/27/2011) A new conservation plan calls for $14.6 million to save the world...

How to chose small trees + shrubs in a forest garden. My latest @MotherEarthNews blog. Enjoy! #permaculture

How to chose small trees + shrubs in a forest g...

motherearthnews.com 22 Jul '11, 4pm

In my last blog I described how a forest garden is designed to mimic a small woodland or forest comprising up to seven ‘la...