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5 June 2013 | Forestry,Market Reports,News

China’s hunger for wood was less acute in 2012 than in the previous year. In particular, importation of softwood logs fell substantially from the reco...

Log and lumber imports to China up over 10%

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24 May 2013 | Forestry,News

Wood costs for the pulp and paper industry declined the past two years, with the 1Q/13 Wood Fiber Price Indices being down 10% from 2011, reports the ...

Wood costs for paper industry declined the past two years

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26 March 2013 | Forestry,News

A major project to find Chalara-resistant ash trees has been announced by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson. The £1.5 million project is part of...

Hunt is on for Chalara-resistant ash trees

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15 March 2013 | Forestry,News

The demand for wood products in China fell in 2012, and as a consequence, exportation of logs and lumber from North America was down 17 percent from t...

China's demand for wood products fell in 2012

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The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has urged the government to find new ways to pay for looking after the natural environment. It said...

New solutions needed to pay for conservation

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6 February 2013 | Forestry,News

Log imports to China were off to a slow start in 2012 but in the second half of the year, shipments picked up with New Zealand and the US gaining the ...

Chinese log prices reach new record highs

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31 January 2013 | Forestry,News

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson has announced an independent body to oversee publicly owned forests in the UK. Alongside the continuing work o...

New body to run UK's public forests

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6 December 2012 | Forestry,News

A new strategy to tackle Ash dieback has been published today by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson alongside the Tree and Plant Health Task Force’s ...

Ash dieback strategy outlined by government

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2 November 2012 | Rural Life,Forestry,News

The CLA has urged the public to look for cases of ash dieback and is working with the Forestry Commission to compile a spotter's guide. Chalara fra...

CLA urges public to look for dieback in ash trees

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1 November 2012 | Forestry,News

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson told delegates at the inaugural National Forestry Stakeholder Forum yesterday that he had made addressing tree pes...

Government says fighting tree pests 'absolute priority'

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1 November 2012 | Forestry,News

Job cuts are threatening Britain's ability to combat new diseases of trees and crops, says a report published today. An 'Audit of Plant Pathology ...

Shortage of plant disease experts threatens tree health

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29 October 2012 | Finance,Forestry,News

The government's ban on the importation of ash trees, announced today, has been welcomed by farm and conservationist groups. The Action Plan for Tr...

Ash tree import ban would not be enough say campaigners

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22 October 2012 | Rural Life,Forestry,News

The CLA has called on the government to ban all imports of ash plants and seeds to halt the spread of an ash tree disease. The disease, Chalara fra...

CLA calls for import ban to stop ash tree disease

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22 October 2012 | Forestry,Market Reports,News

Domestic log prices in Western Russia did not decline long-term as the Russian government had hoped when Russia increased log export tariffs to 25% in...

Sawlog prices in Russia rise 25% despite higher log tariffs

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15 October 2012 | Forestry,Market Reports,News

Log and lumber imports to China were down 19% during first eight months of 2012, y-o-y, with the biggest declines seen of logs imported from Russia an...

Log and lumber imports to China down 19%

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9 October 2012 | Forestry,News

Pellet exports from the two primary pellet-producing regions on the North American continent, the U.S. South and British Columbia, have continued to g...

US surpasses Canada as largest wood pellet exporter

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18 September 2012 | Forestry,News

Chile and Brazil have began to supply Eucalyptus chips to Chinese pulp mills; however Japan continues to be the major destination for Latin American w...

Timber and Wood Products market report - 18th September 2012

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3 September 2012 | Forestry,News

Lumber markets in the US improving with higher demand and increasing prices in the 2Q/12; sawlog price trends mixed, reports to the Wood Resource Quar...

US demand for lumber 'highest seen for May'

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29 August 2012 | Forestry,Market Reports,News

Softwood sawlog prices continued their slide throughout the world in the 2Q/12, and the Global Sawlog Price Index (GSPI) was down for the fourth conse...

Sawlog prices trending downward worldwide

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15 August 2012 | Forestry,News

The small fragments of tropical forests left behind after deforestation are suffering extensive species extinction, according to new research led by t...

Widespread local extinctions in tropical forest ‘remnants’

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9 August 2012 | Forestry,Market Reports,News

China imported 15 percent less sawlogs in the first half of 2012 than in 1H/2011; in addition, prices for domestic and imported softwood logs were low...

China importing 15 percent less sawlogs

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3 August 2012 | Forestry,Market Reports,News

Wood chip prices fell throughout the US and Canada in the 2Q/12; the US South continues to have the lowest chip prices and Eastern Canada the highest,...

Global Timber and Wood Market Report - 3rd August 2012

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1 August 2012 | Forestry,News,Property News

The CLA has told the government it could only support the reform of public rights of way if the proposals are made more 'efficient' for landowners. ...

Rights of way must be 'more efficient' for landowners

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24 July 2012 | Forestry,Market Reports,News

Can changes in forest management regimes in British Columbia mitigate the sharp reductions in timber harvests caused by the mountain pine beetle? T...

Global Timber and Wood Market Report - 24th July 2012

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20 July 2012 | Forestry,Market Reports,News

Wood fiber costs for the European pulp industry have fallen from the record highs of 2011, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly. Wood fiber costs fo...

Global Timber and Wood Market Report - 20th July 2012

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