The Brazilian Tree Industry (Ibá) registers a cumulative surplus of US$ 6 billion (+2.3%) as of November 2016.
Wrong people, bad results – an interview with professor Sun Joseph Chang
During the Fifth International Faustmann Symposium, I had a pleasure to listen a presentation, and meet personally professor Sun Joseph Chang, from Louisiana State University (USA). Professor Chang agreed for short interview, where we discussed,Continue reading
A rise in US forestland thanks to Europe
According to US Forest Service scientists, demand for wood pellets in Europe, will lead to a rise in US forestland.
Plantations and tree breeding – an example from Hungary
Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) was the first forest tree species introduced and acclimated from North America to Europe at the beginning of the 17th century. It is a fast growing, nitrogen fixing, site tolerant,Continue reading
Record for most trees planted in a single day beaten
Last record belonged to Pakistan, where 847 275 trees were planted in a single day. It happened in 2013. Three years later, on July 11th 2016, this record has been literally smashed by a factor of 60.Continue reading
Private owner shows how to conserve nature
Recently, I have found an interesting story about an American Mr. M.C. Davis who spent over $90 million to buy 54 thousand acres (ca. 22 thousands hectares) property in the southeastern U.S in order toContinue reading