Category: Corporate Leadership

Global Warming An Industrial Experiment By Naomi Klein One of the most disturbing ways that climate change is already playing out is through what ecologists call “mismatch” or “mistiming.” This is the process whereby warming causes animals to fall out of step with a critical food source, particularly at breeding times, when a failure to […]

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Reforestation Critical To Sustain Ecosystems At 1.1 percent, Tanzania’s average annual deforestation rate is more than twice the global average of 0.5 percent.  To mitigate the destruction in their region, Mamba villagers in Moshi Municipality have planted over 4,000 indigenous trees. Speaking on Tuesday, the Acting Moshi District Commissioner Novatus Makunga called on other regions […]

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Laser Technology Assures Accurate Tree Sizing American Forests is proud to announce a series of tree measuring webinars and a grant program in partnership with Laser Technology, Inc. (LTI). For the grant program, American Forests and LTI have teamed up to create a unique opportunity for state coordinators and certifiers to upgrade their equipment to […]

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Rainforest Destruction Not Sustainable “Much of the cocoa that’s consumed around the world does not originate in highly biodiverse primary rainforests,” says Eric Servat, the Rainforest Alliance’s manager of sustainable value chains for Southern Europe. “Most often, it comes from degraded secondary forests in West Africa—something I saw with my own eyes when I visited […]

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Workshop Talks Sustainability Are Humanity’s dealings with Nature sustainable? What is the status of the Human Person in a world where science predominates? How should we perceive Nature and what is a good relationship between Humanity and Nature? Should one expect the global economic growth that has been experienced over the past six decades to continue […]

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Preserves Wildlife Habitat, Neches River Frontage In a landmark deal for forest conservation, T.L.L. Temple Foundation, International Paper and The Conservation Fund announced today the completion of an effort to protect more than 19,000 acres of hardwood forest and wetlands in East Texas, known as Boggy Slough. The T.L.L. Temple Foundation purchased the property in […]

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Carbon Tax, Offsets Expected By Industry More than two dozen of the nation’s biggest corporations, including the five major oil companies, are planning their future growth on the expectation that the government will force them to pay a price for carbon pollution as a way to minimize climate change. The development is a striking departure from […]

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Forest Boundaries Tougher To Cross Now By Rhett A. Butler, Monga Bay Researchers today released a long-awaited tool that reveals the extent of forest cover loss and gain on a global scale. Powered by Google’s massive computing cloud, the interactive forest map establishes a new baseline for measuring deforestation and forest recovery across all of the world’s […]

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