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Category: forests

Grown In Seconds, A New Website Launched By AHEC, Demonstrates Sustainability of American Timber

To illustrate the sustainability of American hardwoods, a new interactive platform: Grown in Seconds , has been launched by the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) to show how swiftly wood used for a variety of projects regrows naturally in American forests. Supported by environmental consultants ThinkStep .  AHEC aims to promote a better understanding of the true environmental benefits of using American hardwoods in design and manufacture. The new platform, Grown in Seconds, uses... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Tuesday, January 26, 2016 | 0 comments
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Great Green Wall of China

Augusta Free Press - May 11, 2015- Unlike the Great Wall of China, a 5,000-mile fortification dating back to the 7th century BC that separates northern China from the Mongolian steppe, the Great Green Wall of China—otherwise known as the Three-North Shelter Forest Program—is the biggest tree planting project on the planet. Its goal is to create a 2,800-mile long green belt to hold back the quickly expanding Gobi Desert and sequester millions of tons of carbon dioxide in the process. If all... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Monday, May 11, 2015 | 0 comments
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