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Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Japanese Space Technology Protecting Forests Worldwide

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) interviewed Kenichi Shishido, who is in charge of forestry and conservation projects at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), an independent administrative institution that coordinates official development assistance for the government...

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

CIFOR Looks for New Director General

Few international research centres are able to engage with a broad range of forest-related issues, stress the perspectives of poor countries and communities, combine policy and research, question conventional wisdom and constantly focus on how to have...

Monday, January 30th, 2012

IUFRO and Information: Direction 2012

Information has been central to IUFRO’s brief since its foundation in the nineteenth century, and it has maintained a specialist research group dealing with information in various forms for well over a century. Following the latest re-organisation,...

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Stakeholders Incentives for REDD and Deforestation and Governance Survey

The opportunity costs of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) accruing to different stakeholders in Indonesia, including companies and the national, provincial and district level governments, are estimated, with particular emphasis on the influence of alternative...

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Korea’s Forest Service SDI

Korea Forest Service (KFS) specializes in planting and taking care of forests. It aims to build a sustainable green welfare nation with a mission to promote healthy forests, rich mountains, and a happy populace. To satisfy this...

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Hot Spots Cause Thick Smog in West Sumatra

Thick smog from 85 newly detected hot spots is reported to be covering West Sumatra province. According to the head of the West Sumatra Meteorology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG)’s observation and information section, Syafrizal, recent satellite monitoring had...

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Nelson Forests Ltd. of NZ Implements Cengea’s Forest and Fibre Mgt Solution

Nelson Forests Limited (NFL) is an entity created by Global Forest Partners LP (GFP) in late 2007 to acquire and manage high quality Radiata Pine plantations located in the Nelson and Marlborough regions, in the South Island...

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

Satellites Keep Forest Management in Check

Satellites can bring new transparency to how forests are being managed. With the increasing production of pulp, paper and timber products, there is concern over the effect that expanding plantations and logging in natural forests have on...

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Google Launches Earth Engine for Carbon Accounting

As promised last year at the COP15 climate talks in Copenhagen, the Google Earth Engine launched today at the COP16 Climate Change Conference in Cancun. Earth Engine is a dynamic digital model of our planet that is...