European Union approves law to expand forest carbon sinks

The Tree Frog Forestry News
March 15, 2023
Category: Today's Takeaway

Despite ENGO pushback, the European Union gave its final approval to CO2-cutting targets and expanding forest carbon sinks. In other Forestry news: US rescinded deal allowing a road through Alaskan refuge; and Argentina forests burn amid heat wave and drought. Meanwhile: BC Forest Professionals launch a new website; Southern Forest Products Association’s latest newsletter; SFI’s community grant deadline approaches; and FSC renews Eastern Ontario Model Forest’s certificate.

In Business news: GreenFirst reports loss, completes sale of Quebec assets; Conifex strikes deal with Greenidge Generation; Houston BC mayor seeks help after mill closure; US Dept. of Commerce initiates softwood lumber review; Home Depot has a new VP merchandising; and US inflation eased, while Canadian housing starts rose. 

Finally, this sky seeding forest drone includes a self-burying payload carrier.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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