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April 2014
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The International Green Gazette

New bio-product mill in Finland (2014-04-24)

Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, is planning to build a bio-product mill in the existing mill area in Äänekoski, Finland. When materialized, the approximately EUR 1.1 billion investment would be the largest ever investment in the forest industry in Finland. The new mill with an annual pulp production capacity of 1.3 million tonnes is planned to be operational in 2017.

Aflevering 27 van feuilleton "STORM OVER DE BEITEL" (2014-04-24)

Op de internetpagina van het reclamebureau, kreeg ik de eerste foto's voor de nieuwe publiciteitscampagne van  Chisel Wood Products te zien, met mijn vader als protagonist. Ik had een populaire voorstelling verwacht, mijn vader als een soort James Bond, maar dan met electro-werktuigen voor de borst.

Bundesminister Schmidt: Nachhaltige Waldbewirtschaftung schuetzt heimische Baeume (.de) (2014-04-23)

Der deutsche Wald ist die Heimat für 76 Baumarten. Insgesamt stehen rund sieben Milliarden Bäume in den Deutschen Wäldern. Auch anteilsmäßig ist der Wald ein Schwergewicht: Gut ein Drittel des Landes ist bewaldet, das entspricht 11,1 Millionen Hektar.

PepsiCo Focus of Major New Palm Oil Campaign (2014-04-23)

Broad coalition identifies PepsiCo as key laggard still purchasing large quantities of palm oil tied to deforestation, human rights abuses and climate pollution; public encouraged to take action on YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY website.

UN urges protecting planet from 'heavy hand of humankind' (2014-04-23)

Yesterday, on International Mother Earth Day, the United Nations urged greater efforts to promote sustainable development and use of renewable energy sources, with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appealing for worldwide changes in attitude and practice to curb the negative impact of human activity on the planet.

Desertification in Namibia. Photo: UNEP/A.Gloor/Namibia