Sustainability
August 18, 2015 - According to data provided by Global Surface Intelligence (GSi), The Great Bear Rain Forest (GBRF) in British Columbia is showing significant signs of recovery since the formation of land use protection zones in 2006 and 2009, proving that environmental groups, communities and industries can work together to conserve our precious forests. 
August 18, 2015 - In early June, the G7 countries declared that they would work towards decarbonization by 2100.
August 11, 2015 - Natural Resources Canada has been working since June on a new program to predict two weeks in advance how many large fires will break out in different fire centres around Canada, castanet.net reports. READ MORE.
July 3, 2015 - Canada Fibers Ltd. announced today that it has taken bold steps towards the creation of superior value from municipal and commercial solid waste.  Canada Fibers has created an affiliate named Urban Resource Group Inc., which will focus on production of high quality sustainable products from solid waste. Canada Fibers' solid waste recovery operations include four municipal recovery facilities in Ontario, as well as two large-scale commercial recovery facilities.
July 2, 2015 - J.D. Irving Limited’s partnership with Natural Resources Canada's Canadian Forest Service has led to the commercial development of advanced tree breeding, field testing and seedling production techniques.
June 30, 2015 - This article describes a strategy that significantly lowers carbon emissions and provides long-term security of demand to the producers of solid fuel for US power plants. The foundation of the strategy is to blend a low-carbon renewable solid fuel and wood pellets with coal.
June 17, 2015, VICTORIA – The Forest Practices Board will examine the activities of Pacific Bioenergy Timber Corp. and RPP Holdings Inc. in the Quesnel district, during the week of June 22, 2015.
June 15, 2015 - It has been easy to be led down the path of debate and discussion in Nova Scotia, enticed by the opportunity to provide an opinion on the fibre controversy playing out in the media.
April 17, 2015 - Scientists at The University of Manchester have discovered a way to make trees grow bigger and faster, which could increase supplies of renewable resources and help trees cope with the effects of climate change.
Mar. 11, 2015 - There has been much controversy and speculation that the demand for biomass as a fuel source is driving deforestation and degradation. To have an objective look at the matter, Canadian Biomass asked Global Surface Intelligence (GSi) out of Scotland to delve into its mass of satellite data.
Mar 4, 2015 - The latest forestry certification stats show Canada continues to be far and away the leader in forest sustainability.
Feb. 4, 2015 – In a blog post on Huffington Post, Labour Member of the European Parliament for the North East of England Paul Brannen says managed forests are the answer to climate change.
Jan. 7, 2015, OTTAWA — The decisions we make every day directly affect the health and future of our forests. The launch of the new Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) 2015-2019 Standards and Rules marks an important advancement to support better decision making all along the supply chain and to promote sustainable forest management. When a Fortune 500 company sources forest products, a landowner makes a forest management plan or a consumer buys copy paper, they can all make the right choice for our forests by choosing SFI.
Jan. 5, 2015 - A new study, co-authored by Trent University Biology professor Dr. Marguerite Xenopoulos, and published in the new issue of Nature Geoscience, has found that human disturbance to land is causing the release of "old carbon" into rivers and waterways, the negative effects of which are equated to the burning of fossil fuels.
Dec. 3, 2014 - Ontario has an abundance of fibre available for new users after a challenging decade that resulted in 10 pulp and paper mill closures and the same number of large sawmill closures. 
November 17, 2014, Vancouver, B.C. - Two new Genome BC-funded projects led by UBC researchers will harness microbial community research to help tackle sustainable development challenges in biofuel and BC shale gas development.
November 10, 2014, Cochrane, Alta. – A paper towel landfill diversion project pilot program in Cochrane, Alta. has provided positive results for both Executive Mat Service and Cochrane RancheHouse.
November 10, 2014, Vaughn, Ont. – A garbage-to-pellet fuel project partnership between York Region and Dongara Developments has been terminated.
October 7, 2014, Saint-Hyacinthe, Qué. - The city of Saint-Hyacinthe and Gaz Métro announced the conclusion of a draft agreement for the purchase and injection of renewable natural gas produced in the city's biomethanation centre.

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