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A new report suggests that in Europe (and it’s specific that this is not going to be true in every region), trees grown since 1750 may have actually increased global warming. And this is also going...
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I’ve done a bunch of posts recently looking at illegal logging issues in the U.S., so now let’s look at one of the really good things within the industry. The American Hardwood Export Council...
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Talking to Nina Cornett and “V” in recent blog posts about stolen timber in Virginia sent me Googling for more information on timber theft cases and state laws. I’ve got some more for the...
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Last week, I talked with the “Victor” of a recent timber theft case in Virginia. I asked V to crunch the numbers for this case. Q. So what did the lawsuit cost you? The suit resulted in over...
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Last month guest blogger Nina Cornett talked about a situation in Virginia where a landowner won a civil lawsuit on timber theft with the jury specifically including “legal costs” as part of the...
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The International Wood Products Association (IWPA), in conjunction with the World Resources Institute (WRI) is now offering the first part of what they hope will eventually be a series of educational...
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Last week I discussed Paracelsus, who said: “Solely the dose determines that a thing is not a poison.” In my research, I found a guide that looks at chemicals—working to debunk the myth that...
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The title of the essay is “Paracelsus to parascience: the environmental cancer distraction.” I had to look up Paracelsus to make sure I understood the reference. He was a Swiss-German scientist...
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My friends know I’m a foodie. (Hell, anyone looking at me is going to know I’m someone who likes to eat!) I’ve previously considered the ingredients in a Big Mac’s bun, but in the next few...
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Last week I interviewed Nina Cornett about new legislation being considered in Kentucky to combat timber theft and she mentioned that she had news about events in Virginia. I asked her to tell me...
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