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This article was shared by the R & B Timbers group by The Tree People. Here are 22 of the best reasons to plant and care for trees or defend a tree's standing:

Trees combat climate change

Excess carbon dioxide (CO2) caused by many factors is a building up in our atmosphere and... Continue Reading

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Asia Pacific - Industry leaders showed their commitment to developing more sustainable business practices at the Asia-Pacific Rainforest Summit which was held between 3-5 August 2016 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei... Continue Reading

Reforestation is a delicate matter and necessary for the environment, as well as the future generations to come. What you take out of the land, you must put back - and, that is exactly what is happening in Panama's new reforestation program.

  This... Continue Reading

Vineyard poles, the experts choice leading up to harvest time in September this year, it is well documented that Wooden Vineyard posts make for better wine.

Advantages of Wooden Vineyard Poles

Cape Town features some of the most beautiful scenic... Continue Reading

Has community forestry in Central Africa been successful?

This article has been shared by The R&B Timbers Group from Forest News.

New research from CIFOR and FAO shows that participatory methods such as community forestry have received mixed... Continue Reading

The Cambodian government has listed five new forests covering an area of approximately 950,000 hectares in the country's protected areas.

Prey long forest in Northern Cambodia covers approximately 3,600 km2 and contains seven distinct ecosystems. Prey... Continue Reading

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Scientists have made a "large first step" in efforts to tackle ash dieback by identifying the first UK tree with very high tolerance to the disease.

Chalara ash dieback, which... Continue Reading

Planting forests to help the drought

The drought crisis in Africa is at an all time high with rising temperatures affecting agricultural land across the continent. Forests store about 2.6 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide each year and help mitigate climate change. It thus makes sense that,... Continue Reading

Continuing the 40 weird and wonderful facts about trees and wood. Here's another 20 facts to enjoy.

Softwoods don't have vessels like harder woods. Their cells are open, and are used to feed water and bring nutrients to the tree. Because softwoods take wood... Continue Reading

We at R&B Timbers recommend this list of 40 weird and wonderful facts uncovered about trees and wood that may well surprise you. Wood is all around us - so much so that few 'see' the wood anymore to appreciate it's history. Here are some fun and interesting facts for you to read and enjoy.... Continue Reading