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Yahoo
5/19/2018

By Terray Sylvester PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - New, fast-moving lava poured from the flank of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano on Saturday, destroying four more homes on the Big Island after a second explosive eruption shot a nearly two-mile-high (10,000 foo

Alsford Timber has warned Lib Dem leader Vince Cable that the company may have to pay millions more upfront to buy European softwood if the UK Government does not secure mutually-beneficial customs’ arrangements before the United Kingdom leaves the
Topix.net
5/20/2018

Forest actors and government officials, who recently met in Accra during the Tropical Africa Alliance Global Assembly 2018, have called on African governments to move beyond policy commitments and supply chain transparency and focus on implementatio

Finnish robotic automation and software technology company Trussmatic has developed the first fully automated wood roof truss production line in the world.

Organisers of the Xylexpo woodworking technology show in Milan have reported a 2.1% growth in visitor numbers at this year’s show.

Firefighters are battling a large rural fire on the bank of the Rakaia River at the foot of Mt Hutt.The fire is in the vicinity of Rakaia River Rd on a terrace above river's south bank, about 10km north of Methven on the Canterbury...

Whanganui's average rate rise this year will now be 4.6 per cent following additions to its 10-year plan. The draft plan had a projected rise of 4.5 per cent but this rose slightly after councillors debated public submissions last...
Topix.net
5/19/2018

Kazakhstan is using natural gas and cows made genetically efficient to slow the pace of land degradation caused by deforestation and overgrazing. The extent of degradation is difficult to assess because countries in Central Asia do not release offic

Hawaii Lava Engulfs More Homes as Ash Plume Ascends
New, fast-moving lava poured from the flank of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano on Saturday, destroying four more homes on the Big Island after a second explosive eruption shot a nearly two-mile-high ash plume from the crater. Molten rock from two huge crac

On the eve of the first World Bee Day, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has urged countries and individuals to do more to protect bees and other pollinators or risk a sharp drop in food diversity.



Brazil has the tools to end Amazon deforestation now: report

Brazil has the tools to end Amazon deforestation


Hawaii Lava Engulfs More Homes as Ash Plume Ascends

Hawaii Lava Engulfs More Homes as Ash Plume