Search


Latest Posts

Togolese Women Use Technology to Conserve Forests

Togolese Women Use Technology to Conserve Forests Togo is a small but proud country nestled between Ghana and Benin in West Africa and is one of many countries participating in the REDD+ program. REDD+ is a program overseen by the United Nations and it helps participating countries to
Read More

How do Trees Grow?

How do Trees Grow? Wood is strong, flexible, and has been used in a variety of building applications for hundreds of years because it is safe and is a renewable resource. There are many external factors that can affect trees and thus the quality of lumber they produce.  These external
Read More

A Quick Take on the Growth Cycle of Trees

A Quick Take on the Growth Cycle of Trees Trees within forests are like wind and solar power in that they are a renewable resource. Whereas wind and solar energy can be regenerated relatively continuously, trees require more time to convert solar energy to wood so it can be utilized.
Read More

Mars Corp Creates a Sustainable Plan

Mars Corp Creates a Sustainable Plan Our world’s natural sources are limited and more big businesses seem to be taking the initiative to lower their environmental impact, preserving these limited, valuable resources.  Mars Corp. recently launched their Sustainable in a Generation Plan
Read More

Illegal Logging Stopped In Its Tracks

Illegal Logging Stopped In Its Tracks Illegal logging is a serious issue that has a tremendous impact on the timber industry and our world’s natural wood resources.  It is believed that illegal logging is one of the leading causes for the degradation of the world’s forests.  Luckily I
Read More

Could Life on Mars Flourish with Sustainably Managed Forests?

Could Life on Mars Flourish with Sustainably Managed Forests? The red planet is one of the last places you would normally associate with sustainability. Yet, this might just change in the near future. A team of engineers and architects at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) re
Read More

Wood Pallet Businesses Recycle Burnt Trees from Forest Fires

Wood Pallet Businesses Recycle Burnt Trees from Forest Fires Forest fires are one of the most destructive natural disasters that can possibly hit dense forest areas.  It is hard to contemplate why anyone would ever consider forest fires to be ‘needed’ when so many trees, animals, plan
Read More

USDA Grant Awards for Forest Sustainability

USDA Grant Awards for Forest Sustainability All forests are important.  Without forests our world would quickly plunge into chaos due to a lack of natural resources to support civilization.  It is important to take good care of our forests but this is no simple task.  Government secto
Read More

Microbial Benefits of Wood Pallets

Microbial Benefits of Wood Pallets Food microbiologists are constantly studying microorganisms that often inhabit or contaminate food. The main purpose of their research and studies is to prevent food spoilage that result from contamination and to prevent the spread human illnesses. 
Read More