Researchers from four U.S. universities presented evidence that deforestation can be limited thanks to empowering local governments with forestry decisions. In order to make this happen, local forest users have to be actively engaged withContinue reading
Illegal logging costs between 30 and 100 billion USD annualy
According to a joint report produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and INTERPOL, the illegal logging, by organized crime groups, is estimated to be worth between USD 30 and 100 billion annually.
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
Optimal level of deforestation
The last part of the interview with prof. Hofstad from NMBU focuses on hopes for the future or REDD. If you have not read previous parts about degradation of REDD, you can find them here: PARTContinue reading
Degradation of REDD – PART II
The second part of the interview with professor Ole Hofstad from NMBU is focused on, inter alia, deforestation, forest degradation, carbon sequestration and illegal logging in REDD countries. If you have not read the first part of theContinue reading
Degradation of REDD – interview with prof. O.Hofstad
In this post, I interviewed prof. Ole Hofstad from Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU). We discuss issues such as degradation of REDD Program, hopes for its future or illegal logging issues. The interview will be publishedContinue reading
Fight illegal timber production, not consumption!
Would it be better to eliminate illegal timber consumption or production? Which one is better for the whole forest sector? Researchers from China tried to answer these questions in their recently published article. Check what theyContinue reading
Failure of the EU Timber Regulation
Recently, I have found an interesting article, in which Vladislav Vejnovic is analyzing why the EU Timber Regulation is still ineffective after 3 years since its implementation.
Problem of the illegal logging finally solved! Norway takes a bad way!
Problem related to the illegal logging is repeated continuously in mass media, but honestly, it looks that nobody wants to solve this problem forever. After I read article about Norway as a first country inContinue reading