Tree Handling Articles

  • When planting trees does more harm than good

    Note to anyone who thinks planting trees is the bees’ knees: Grasslands are important, too. With forests disappearing at record rates and the carbon sequestration and other benefits of vegetation getting increasing visibility, tree-planting has become almost an iconic “environmentally friendly” activity. But in some cases it could do more harm than good, according to Iowa State ...


    By Ensia

  • Is Tree Plantation Sustainable?

    According to, say oxford dictionary, Sustainability is that capacity or ability of something that enables it to maintain itself. It includes taking some initiative today that might have long-term benefit. If something you are doing is said to be “sustainable”, it should have the ability to continue forever. So is tree plantation sustainable? Living sustainability refers to us, the ...


    By Enviro Frontier

  • Determination of the effect of economic uncertainties on mining project evaluation using Real Option Valuation

    Value of a mine project is typically influenced by several kinds of uncertainties. Therefore, it is necessary that the mining uncertainties be recognised at the initial stage and then the evaluation process be carried out. Obviously, the economic uncertainties are the most important parameters, which can affect the evaluation process. Selecting the most reliable method for evaluating a mining ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Marriott Hotel, San Ramon, San Ramon, California - Case Study

    Project Name: Marriott Hotel, San Ramon Product: Grasspave2 reinforced grass fire lane Application: Fire Lane City: San Ramon ...


    By Invisible Structures, Inc.

  • Climate compensation; Is the planet getting what you pay for?

    The rapidly growing market for voluntary CO2 compensation is developing quality marks and standards to battle its poor public image. In this way, market players hope to grow their business - and to keep the government out of it. Travelling by air with a clear conscience is a simple matter these days. All you have to do is plant a few trees. Not personally, of course. There are companies that ...

  • Planting trees and managing soils to sequester carbon

    As of 2007, the shrinking forests in the tropical regions were releasing 2.2 billion tons of carbon per year. Meanwhile, expanding forests in the temperate regions were absorbing 0.7 billion tons of carbon annually. On balance, a net of some 1.5 billion tons of carbon were being released into the atmosphere each year, contributing to global warming. The tropical deforestation in Asia is driven ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Public perceptions of hybrid poplar plantations: trees as an alternative crop

    This paper describes the differences between expert and public perceptions of plantation forestry and calls for greater public participation in the development and establishment of plantations. The debate over the social acceptability of varying land-uses is essentially a debate over how land is valued and the effects of land-use change on local peoples. This study reports the findings from 31 ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you