N. 20

2006


Can the forest products industry be part of a bio-solution to climate change?

Rome, 31 October 2006 - The global forest products industry can play a significant role in combating climate change by optimizing the use of raw material, increasing efficiency, producing bio-energy and expanding into bio-refinery products while developing the competitiveness of the sector.

 
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Press review/ Revue de presse/ Informe de prensa: 23 – 31 October 2006
 
Algeria:
Forêt de Yakouren, Le règne des tronçonneuses
http://www.elwatan.com/spip.php?page=article&id_article=52850
 
Angola:
Kyoto Protocol to Contribute to Natural Resources
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610260747.html
 
Argentina:
Greenpeace advierte sobre el crimen ambiental por desmontes
http://www.lacapital.com.ar/2006/10/27/general/noticia_337792.shtml
 
Australia:
Action group promises more anti-logging protests
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200610/s1777779.htm
 
Forest industry questions 'rainfall tax'
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200610/s1771775.htm
 
Growers back forest biofuels industry development
http://www.abc.net.au/rural/news/content/2006/s1772293.htm
 

Cameroon:
MPs Want Forestry Policies Implemented
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610260126.html
 
 
Republic of the Congo :
Birth of hope: Miracle in the mist as gorillas returned to wild give birth
http://news.independent.co.uk/environment/article1919475.ece
 
Ethiopia:
Natural Resource Conservation Activities Carried Out
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610250591.html
 
Ghana:
Deforestation Costs Ghana Low Cocoa Yields
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610250508.html
 
Natural Resource Scientists Meet in Kumasi
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610250279.html
 
 
Liberia:
Two Out, One to Go - Liberia Slowly Slides Out of UN's Sanction Claws
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610230563.html
 
United Nations Environment Programme Undertakes Training Course
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610300795.html
 
Malaysia:
Report: Malaysia assures Britain its furniture not made from illegally-logged wood
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/30/asia/AS_GEN_Malaysia_Britain_Timber.php
 
Russia:
Two Russian Planes Arrived In Indonesia To Fight Forest Fires
http://www.bernama.com.my/bernama/v3/news.php?id=227058
 
Spain:
Ashes from summer forest fires threaten shellfish banks in Spain
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/25/europe/EU_GEN_Spain_Endangered_Shellfish.php
 
 
Uganda:
Farmers Accuse NFA of Fueling Conflict
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610301290.html
 
Rice Farming Threatens Mityana's Forests, Swamps
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610230990.html
 
USA:
Fighting fires, fear and anger in California
http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/10/27/btsc.lawrence.fires/index.html
 
L'incendie de forêt en Californie maîtrisé
http://permanent.nouvelobs.com/etranger/20061031.FAP1349.html?0503
 
Reward Grows in Search for California Desert Fire Arsonists
http://www.voanews.com/english/2006-10-28-voa15.cfm
 
Climate change:
Africa: Trading Carbon Could Reduce Deforestation
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610260008.html
 
World Bank Proposes Carbon Trading to Save Rainforests
http://www.voanews.com/english/2006-10-30-voa9.cfm
 
La BM appelle à une meilleure gouvernance de la forêt
http://www.french.xinhuanet.com/french/2006-10/26/content_335473.htm
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Press review/ Revue de presse/ Informe de prensa: 16-23 October 2006
 
Argentina:
Especialistas argentinos elaborarán un manual con consejos para desarrollar 'un bosque nativo sostenible'
http://actualidad.terra.es/articulo/especialistas_argentinos_elaboraran_manual_consejos_1153969.htm
 
Australia:
Anti-logging alliance may field election candidate
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200610/s1770929.htm
 
Forest group fears logging hurting water supplies
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200610/s1769358.htm
 
Forest management not sustainable, conference told
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200610/s1771627.htm
 
Cameroon:
Scepticism Surrounds Community Forest Management
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610190122.html
 
 
Canada:
Québec sème 300 millions $ d'argent neuf en forêt
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20061020/CPNOUVELLISTE/61020192/5052/CPNOUVELLISTE
 
 
Democratic Republic of the Congo:
Gestion durable de la forêt, la Fédération des industriels du bois s'allie aux communicateurs écologistes
http://fr.allafrica.com/stories/200610220024.html 
 
India :
Panel to check illegal farming on forest lands
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=206229
 
Tribals allege harassment by forest officials
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=205722
 
Indonesia :
Des feux de forêt en Indonésie polluent l'air de l'Asie du Sud-Est
http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0,36-825739,0.html
 
Les orangs-outangs menacés par les feux de forêt
http://www.rfi.fr/actufr/articles/082/article_46817.asp
 
 
Indonesia faces financial sanctions as forest fires threaten rare species
http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=1536452006
 
Madagascar :
Catastrophe écologique dans la forêt d’Andranobe
http://www.lexpressmada.com/index.php?p=display&id=2863
 
Malaysia :
Call to probe alleged burning of houses in forest reserve
http://www.dailyexpress.com.my/news.cfm?NewsID=45072
 
Malaysia adopts new remote sensing technology to detect illegal forest burning
http://news.mongabay.com/2006/1016-malaysia.html
 
Forest-dwellers count cost of Borneo's Bakun dam
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/KLR59284.htm
 
Morocco:
Protection de l'environnement La forêt Oued Nfifikh menacée
http://www.lematin.ma/journal/article.asp?id=regio&ida=66358
 
Namibia:
Bushes And Fires a Major Headache
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610170897.html
 
Romania:
Greenpeace asks Romania to halt work on highway crossing forest reserve
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/10/18/europe/EU_GEN_Romania_Endangered_Forest.php
 
Greenpeace defiende último bosque virgen Europa, Cárpatos rumanos
http://actualidad.terra.es/ciencia/articulo/greenpeace_europa_carpatos_1152026.htm
 
Russia:
Indonesia to rent 2 Russian planes to fight forest fires
http://en.rian.ru/world/20061020/54979386.html
 
Uganda:
MPs Deny Museveni On Mabira Forest
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610170939.html
 
Museveni Orders Wildlife Reserve Encroachers Out
http://allafrica.com/stories/200610160646.html
 
United Kingdom:
Dynamite is new weapon in battle to save forest
http://news.scotsman.com/scitech.cfm?id=1558532006
 
Climate change:
World Bank says carbon trading will save rainforests
http://news.mongabay.com/2006/1023-forests.html

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