Chris Chapman, SA Forestry Editor reports … The World Forestry Congress is all set to kick off at Durban’s International
An investment in forestry is an investment in people AND in sustainable development. This is the central theme of the World Forestry Congress, coming to Durban in September...
Reduced ‘Early Bird’ registration fees available for XIV World Forestry Congress in Durban in September have just been extended until
Most parts of the northeast and northern regions in China belong to the temperate forest zone. In the case of
World Environment Day takes place on June 5 2014 and our forests are depleting at an alarming rate. There is
Costa Rica, a country smaller than the Free State in South Africa, was inhabited by an estimated 400 000 Indians
ForestsBorneo, the third largest island in the world, is situated between Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei. It was once covered with
Agroforestry is an old term used for a variety of agriculture and forestry land use systems. By definition 'agroforestry' means
With Elmia Wood having taken place in early June again this year, I thought it appropriate to select Sweden as
The history of Latvia began when the area was settled after the end of the last glacial period, around 9000
China is the third largest country in the World, just behind Russia and Canada. The population of China is over
The Kingdom of Thailand is located in the south-eastern part of continental Asia, bordered by Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Malaysia.
The south-east Asian rainforest is the oldest, consistent rainforest on Earth, dating back to the Pleistocene period some 70 million
Insights and observations from the diary of South African forestry consultant Michal Brink, who travels the world on forestry business.
The planting of 11 billion trees to re-established the forests on the Korean peninsular that were destroyed by centuries of
Threatened by drought and uncontrolled logging, the Amazon rainforest – which plays a critical role in balancing the world's climate
Canada stretches across five time zones and numerous climate regions. The Arctic Circle is covered in permafrost, yet Point Pelee
Lying just south of the equator, 160 km north of Australia, Papua New Guinea (PNG) is part of a great
Russia has about 750 million ha of forest – over 20% of the world's total. Some 20% of the Russian
One of the most versatile natural commodities used by man for thousands of years is wood. He increasingly found the
Perching on the high hills of north eastern corner of India at the foothills of the great Himalayas, Mizoram State
Tierra del Fuego is a truly remote part of the earth, with a unique forestry ecosystem that proves the adaptive
When I began my forestry career some 30 years ago, foresters managed in a very different environment from the one