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Wednesday, 18 July 2018
From the Forest to the catwalk: FSC is the preferred certification for forest-based fabrics

(© kaboompics)© kaboompicsFast fashion is here to stay, and the impacts of the industry on the world’s forests might not be immediately apparent. However, the fashion industry has a growing environmental footprint, and trees are used to create fabrics like viscose. Environmental non-profit Canopy and FSC are leading the charge for change in the fashion industry. read more …

Wednesday, 18 July 2018
Sustainable Brands 2018: A Strong Show for FSC

(© Sustainable Brands)© Sustainable BrandsFSC featured prominently in this year’s Sustainable Brands at its global flagship conference in Vancouver from June 4-7. With representatives from nearly all of the Fortune 100 and beyond present, FSC was widely recognized for its leadership in responsible forest products and for being the ideal partner because of its world-class standards and the endorsement of leading environmental and social NGO’s.  read more …

Tuesday, 17 July 2018
A draft controlled wood strategy is open for stakeholder feedback

(© FSC)© FSCJuly 16 to September 17, 2018. read more …

Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Camera trap videos capture biodiversity of FSC-certified area in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula

Ejidos are part of a land tenure system in Mexico by which land is communally managed by local villages. Many ejidos, such as Ejido Caoba in the state of Quintana Roo on the Yucatán Peninsula, run sustainable forestry enterprises on their land, harvesting and selling wood for the benefit of the entire community and replanting the trees they cut down in order to ensure the health of the ecosystem as a whole. read more …

Monday, 11 June 2018
The World's Largest FSC-Certified Forest Welcomes the World's Largest Boreal Protected Network to the Neighbourhood

Press Release (© FSC GD)© FSC GDAlberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) are pleased to welcome the creation and expansion of five wildland provincial parks in northeast Alberta. This is the largest addition to the Alberta Parks system in its history, and collectively creates the largest contiguous protected boreal forest in the world. read more …

Wednesday, 06 June 2018
Drone Technology is Making Forestry Faster, Safer, and More Efficient

You’ve probably seen kids, hobbyists and amateur photographers using drone technology for fun, but drone solutions have a great deal more potential than an afternoon’s worth of entertainment. These small, unmanned aerial vehicles are useful for a wide range of applications, from monitoring forest health, to measuring wood chip piles, to monitoring growth and health of a forest. Learn more about how drones are being used at FSC-certified mills. read more …

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