Russia dodges ‘conflict timber ban’ by way of China

The Tree Frog Forestry News
November 22, 2022
Category: Today's Takeaway

Record shipments of Russian timber are being processed in China for export to Australia, the UK and beyond. In related news: exiting Russia is complicated for International Paper; Europe’s energy hypocrisy; and Paper Excellence’s evolving challenge at Crofton Pulp and Paper. In other Business news: consumers will pay if US railroads strike; a recession is still expected in 2023; and Enviva receives ‘growth leadership’ award.

In Forestry/Climate news: the UN’s conference on biodiversity is heading to Montreal; spurring pre-event commentary at the federal and provincial (BC) level. Elsewhere: Nova Scotia reveals its provincial lichen; bringing the white pine back to Minnesota; and a meta-review on US firefighter safety.

Finally, measuring how plants smell to assess the effects of climate stress.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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