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Forestry Labeling War Turns Ugly As Greenpeace Bungles Logging Industry Attack

<b>As Jon Entine of the Genetic Literacy Project reports, Greenpeace’s embarrassing public apology last month for its botched attack against Canada’s largest forestry company and the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement (CBFA) it helped birth—we’ll get to the details of that story soon enough— underscores</b> …

APP denies breaking logging promise after WWF allegations

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) announced today that it has not breached its deforestation policy following allegations by WWF that it will not provide "any …

10 great places to walk in the shadow of Bigfoot

The search is on for a legendary character with plenty of bulk and facial hair, and we're not talking Santa. <b>Matthew Moneymaker</b>, co-host of Animal Planet's <i>Finding Bigfoot</i>, says the creatures have been seen in every state but Hawaii, "in places where there are enough deer to feed on." The Bigfoot …

Forest Service decides to “let it burn”

<b>(Shutterstock bruno ismael da silva alves)</b><p>After an aggressive campaign to combat drought, the agency has elected to let more small fires burn themselves out<p>Scott Dood<p>March 8, 2013 5:10pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on OnEarth.org.<p>Last year, as hot, dry conditions fueled blazes across the …

Forestry products chiefs expect more consolidation

Chief executive officers in the global forestry products industry are increasingly looking to joint ventures or mergers as they seek new avenues of growth, says a new survey.<p>Half of forestry, paper and packaging CEOs in PricewaterhouseCooper's annual poll said they struck a new strategic alliance …

Court rules Ontario has right to ‘take up’ treaty land for mining, forestry

Ontario's highest court has ruled that the province has the right to "take up" treaty land for mining and forestry.<p>The Grassy Narrows first nation challenged Ontario's right to permit industrial logging on its traditional lands, saying it infringed on their hunting and trapping rights under a …

Lack of rail cars hits forestry firms’ sales

Just when domestic forest products companies thought they were back on track with demand picking up in the critical Unites States market, a major transportation hitch is putting the brakes on shipments.<p>The Ontario Forest Industries Association and its Quebec counterpart say shipping delays …