Reduced ‘Early Bird’ registration fees available for XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban in September have just been extended until
The role that plantation forestry can play in sustainable development in the face of mounting pressure on the world’s natural
Soil is a complex growth media comprised of many chemical, physical and biological processes which integrate to provide trees with
World Environment Day takes place on June 5 2014 and our forests are depleting at an alarming rate. There is
A critical look at forest certification systems and their impacts on the world's forests...
The world's natural forests are in trouble, and with demand for global wood supply set to triple by 2050, the troubles are only just beginning.
Analysis of weather trends in the forestry areas of South Africa shows that warmer temperatures and more erratic rainfall patterns are already a reality.
Neels de Ronde tackles the controversy raging over the recent call to remove plantations from the Western Cape by suggesting that there is room for fynbos AND pine...
Mondi is introducing a new approach to wetland management that could serve as a model for other corporate landowners, and have significant impacts on other operational areas, including safety.
The development of pulpwood plantations on degraded peat land, or land that had been stripped of natural forest, can contribute significantly to increased absorption of greenhouse gases
The area of forestry land stretching from Commondale through Piet Retief to Amsterdam is one of the largest concentrated plantation areas in South Africa.
Forestry, often criticised in the media for falling short in its commitment to the environment, is leading the way in recognising and conserving areas of high biodiversity value
South African forestry is at the forefront of efforts to protect the environment through responsible management practices, both internationally and
There are power plants and heating plants in Europe running on 'green' fuel shipped all the way from South Africa.
The Mt Gilboa Nature Reserve, situated in Mondi Shanduka's Mount Gilboa forestry estate in Karkloof, was proclaimed under the National
A total of 44 trees have been declared as national Champion trees so far, and they are protected under the National Forests Act of 1998.
Former forester Sarah Venter is putting her forestry and conservation knowledge to work with unique research in northern Limpopo to
Environmentalists and commercial foresters in South Africa frequently find themselves in different camps, pointing fingers at each other from opposite sides of the fence. So the pioneering partnership between the iSimangaliso Wetland Park and SiyaQhubeka Forests, is understandably confusing.
With the seemingly ever-rising costs of electricity, coal and diesel it makes sense to look more closely at the use of forest biomass to provide for some of our energy needs.