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China Can Save Forests While Strengthening Its Economic Resilience

  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • China
  • timber
Bolivian soy plantation
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
  • China
  • timber
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China Can Lead Global Green Trade Drive

  • commodities
  • China
  • palm oil
  • timber
  • trade
Cargo chip near San Francisco
  • commodities
  • China
  • palm oil
  • timber
  • trade
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Buyer Beware: One Study Finds 62% of Wood Products Mislabeled

  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • timber
Lumber waiting to be sold. (Flickr/CIFOR)
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • deforestation
  • timber
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Green Growth for the Commonwealth: Ready for Phase Three

  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
Bicycle rickshaws in Mumbai, India
  • Climate Resilience
  • India
  • Economics
  • Urban Mobility
  • aligning profit and environmental sustainability
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
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China is the world's largest timber market.
  • China
  • Forests
  • timber
  • trade
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Indonesia Has a Carrot to End Illegal Logging; Now It Needs a Stick

  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • logging
  • timber
Indonesian sawmill
  • Business
  • deforestation
  • Indonesia
  • logging
  • timber
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  • Business
  • timber
  • wood
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Rosewood stockpile
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • timber
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Building a Sustainable Guitar: Rosewood

  • building a sustainable guitar
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • timber
  • wood
Fender P Bass guitar
  • building a sustainable guitar
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • timber
  • wood
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5 Technologies Help Thwart Illegal Logging by Tracing Wood’s Origin

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
  • wood
Stacks of Logs
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
  • wood
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How Does China’s Growing Overseas Investment Affect Africa’s Forests? 5 Things to Know

  • Forests
  • Africa
  • China
  • investment
  • logging
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
  • timber
Forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • China
  • investment
  • logging
  • small and medium enterprise (SME)
  • timber

Peru’s Illegal “Ghost Trees”: What U.S. Buyers Need to Know

  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • logging
  • timber
While not a new problem, the scale and pervasiveness of timber laundering in Peru is astounding.  Photo by CIFOR/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • forest monitoring
  • commodities
  • deforestation
  • logging
  • timber

$13 Million Fine For Lumber Liquidators Shows U.S. Lacey Act‘s Clout

  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
Photo by Mathias Appel/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • lacey act
  • logging
  • timber
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Will World Forestry Congress See Merit in Trees Outside the Forest?

  • Forests
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • landscapes
  • restoration
  • timber
Restoring trees in drylands can improve higher food security. (Drylands, Mail) Photo by TREEAID/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • drought
  • agriculture
  • forest restoration
  • landscapes
  • restoration
  • timber
Illegal logging site in Brazil. Photo by Joelle Hernandez/Flickr.
  • Forests
  • Brazil
  • timber
  • trade
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Transforming Transportation 2015: Turning Momentum into Action

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
2015 provides three big opportunities to build global momentum around the course for change. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brasil.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Why Cities are the Solution to Climate Change: Q&A with Ani Dasgupta

  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
The ‘smart city’ has become quite a buzzword, but there’s still not enough clarity around what it means for a city to be truly smart. Photo by EMBARQ/Flickr.
  • Cities
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • climate change
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Urban Development
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Want Healthy, Thriving Cities? Tackle Traffic Safety First

  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation
One of the best ways cities can become safer for all is through sustainable transport systems like bus rapid transit (BRT). Photo by EMBARQ Brasil/Flickr.
  • bus rapid transit (BRT)
  • Cities
  • sustainable cities
  • sustainable cities initiative
  • transit-oriented development (TOD)
  • transport
  • transportation

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