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  • Morbark Introduces Redesigned 30/36 Whole Tree Drum Chipper

    Morbark, Inc., is excited to announce its redesigned 30/36 Whole Tree Drum Chipper. Building on the success of the redesigned 40/36 Whole Tree Drum Chipper, Morbark takes these innovations to the smaller, transport-friendly 30/36 model. “The improvements we’ve made to the 30/36 drum chipper are focused on the moderate-sized contractor,” said John Foote, Morbark VP of Sales and ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Equitable origin pioneers new frontier in sustainability

    The first stakeholder-based certification system for the oil and gas industry has been launched by Equitable Origin (www.equitableorigin.com), to promote higher environmental and social standards, greater transparency and more accountability within the industry. “Whether you think oil is society’s lifeblood or should be immediately ...

  • Morbark announces new dealer in Southeast

    Morbark, Inc. is pleased to announce that Tidewater Equipment Company has recently joined its dealer family as a distributor of Morbark industrial equipment. The partnership further expands the Morbark dealer network benefitting the many Morbark customers located in the southeastern region of the country. Tidewater Equipment will be covering all of South Carolina (minus York County) as well as ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Climate tech transfer policy moves ahead

    Environment ministers and officials have worked out a framework to facilitate technology transfer related to climate change activities, which they will present at the international climate change meeting in Cancun, Mexico, in December. But they say that the contentious issue of intellectual property rights remains unresolved. At a two-day meeting that concluded in Delhi today, representatives ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Meet 533 companies and organisations

    World Bioenergy will, once again, be the meeting point for everyone who wants to meet bioenergy professionals from all corners of the world. As of today 533 companies and organizations from 52 countries have registered one or more persons to attend the event in Jönköping, Sweden 29-31 May. Welcome to take part in trade fair, conference, matchmaking, study visits and side events on ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Bridgestone Americas Breaking Ground on New Biorubber Process Research Center

     Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (BSA) today announced the groundbreaking of its Biorubber Process Research Center, a research and development project in Mesa, Ariz., to investigate the use of the Guayule plant as an alternative natural rubber source. The invitation-only groundbreaking ceremony will take place on ...

  • Putting a price on nature can benefit the poor if done right

    You don’t have to go far in Bolivia to find treasure. It’s everywhere: in the vast Amazonian forests; in Lake Titicaca, which lies nearly four kilometres above sea level in the Andes; in the peaks and rain-gathering waterways of the Andes mountains; or in Bolivia’s 2,000 animal species. And to call all this treasure is hardly romantic — ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • New tool opens world of climate finance to dairy sector

    The dairy sector will soon be able to participate in international carbon credit markets thanks to a new methodology that lets farmers and project designers reliably document how they are reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions - a step that will open up new sources of finance for the livestock industry and help promote investment in smallholder operations. FAO's new  ...

  • New tool opens world of climate finance to dairy sector

    The dairy sector will soon be able to participate in international carbon credit markets thanks to a new methodology that lets farmers and project designers reliably document how they are reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions - a step that will open up new sources of finance for the livestock industry and help promote investment in smallholder operations. FAO's new  ...

  • Turkey - environmental goods and services market sector profile

    Turkey has a population of 72.9 million and generated a gross domestic product of $440.5 billion in 2006. There are great opportunities for Canadian environmental technology products in this rapidly developing market. With the start in 2005 of the European Union (EU) accession process, Turkey has adopted an environmental law (2006) to initiate the harmonization of its environmental regulations ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • CAP Reform – an explanation of the main elements

    The Commission, the Council and the European Parliament (EP) have reached a political agreement on the reform of the Common Agriculture Policy – subject to formal approval by the Council and the EP as a 1streading Agreement. Most elements were agreed in trilogue on June 26, and the last remaining issues (linked to the Multi-Annual Financial framework package) were finalised on September 24. ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Illegal Trade in Wildlife and Timber Products Finances Criminal and Militia Groups, Threatening Security and Sustainable Development

    Global environmental crime, worth up to US$213 billion each year, is helping finance criminal, militia and terrorist groups and threatening the security and sustainable development of many nations, according to a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and INTERPOL. The Environmental Crime Crisis, a rapid response assessment, was released during the first ...

  • Questions and answers on the new proposal for a regulation on preventing and managing invasive alien species

    What are invasive alien species (IAS)? Alien species are plants, animals, fungi and micro-organisms that have been transported across ecological barriers such as mountain ranges, or oceans as a result of human intervention, and have become established in an area outside their natural range. About a quarter of these species are brought into Europe intentionally, for their beauty, ...

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