The world’s forestry community got down to the serious work of plotting a sustainable future for people and trees yesterday at the Durban International Convention Centre. Special sessions were held on Africa and forestry communications – and Congress Secretary-General delivered the first Tree Talks monologue. Other highlights include an interview with a beneficiary of South Africa’s innovative Working on Fire programme, which illustrates the intersection between conservation sustainability and job creation…

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