EACOM Commits to Building Stronger Communities

Sault Ste. Marie — EACOM Timber Corporation was joined by Habitat for Humanity Canada and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) at its Sault Ste. Marie plant to unveil an important partnership. Building on its support of Habitat’s 2017 Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, EACOM will donate $100,000 in lumber...

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Pollution controls help red spruce rebound from acid rain

STOWE, Vt.– ASSOCIATED PRESS — The grey trunks of red spruce trees killed by acid rain once heavily scarred the mountain forests of the Northeast. Now those forests are mostly green, with the crowns of red spruce peeking out of the canopy and saplings thriving below. A main reason, scientists say, is...

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  • Swedish research closer to a commercial paper battery

    BillerudKorsnäs and Uppsala University are making paper batteries a reality, paving the way for energy storage in packaging materials. BillerudKorsnäs and researchers at Uppsala University have together taken an important step towards the future’s paper batteries. Together they have taken basic research based on pure cellulose from algae and developed...

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  • Tiny fern holds big environmental promise

    ITHACA, N.Y. – A tiny fern – with each leaf the size of a gnat – may provide global impact for sinking atmospheric carbon dioxide, fixing nitrogen in agriculture and shooing pesky insects from crops. The fern’s full genome has been sequenced by a Cornell University and Boyce Thompson Institute...

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  • U.S. tariffs removed from Port Hawkesbury Paper Products

    A paper mill in Port Hawkesbury, N.S., is celebrating a decision by the United States Department of Commerce to end countervailing duties that were imposed in 2015 on its glossy paper. According to a report by the CBC, some American companies had complained that several Canadian mills, including Port Hawkesbury Paper,...

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  • Global Timber and Wood Products Market Update

    The US and Canadian Pellet Feedstock Price Indices increased in early 2018, driven mainly by higher demand for pellets in Europe and Asia, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review   The pellet feedstock price indices for North America, launched by WRI in 2013, have trended upward in Canada...

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  • Canada ranks 20th in United Nations’ sustainability index

    A new indicator shows Canada ranks 20th among countries participating in the UN’s ambitious global effort to address the world’s 17 toughest social and environmental problems, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A new online tool accessible to the public shows Canada is below its peers on Climate Action and Reduced...

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Spring #2 2018 vol. 23 #3

Spring #2 2018 vol. 23 #3

May 31, 2018
By: Brett Vezina

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