Australia

Black summer – The recovery process

Responsible Wood is sharing the stories from those at the frontline, managing and preserving forests amidst the 2019-20 Australian bushfire season, Black Summer, the impact of those fires and the recovery efforts over recent months. In the last of this three-part series, we look at the longer-term recovery efforts to…

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Call for public comment on Australia and New Zealand Standard for Sustainable Forest Management

Public comment is now being sought on a revised draft for the Australian / New Zealand Standard for Sustainable Forest Management – AS / NZS 4708. The Australian / New Zealand Standard, along with the Australian Standard for Chain of Custody for Forest Products (AS 4707) was developed by Responsible…

Australia

Black summer – the work ahead

Responsible Wood is sharing the stories from those at the frontline, managing and preserving forests amidst the 2019/2020 Australian bushfire season, Black Summer, the impact of those fires and the recovery efforts over recent months. In the second of this three-part series, we look at the impact on the forest…

Black Summer – From the frontline

Responsible Wood is sharing the stories from those at the frontline, managing and preserving forests amidst the 2019/2020 Australian bushfire season, Black Summer, the impact of those fires and the recovery efforts over recent months. Black Summer ran from July 2019 to February 2020 in New South Wales burning 5.37…

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Regent’s Park Theatre London: timber performs perfectly

As featured by PEFC International Regent’s Park Open AirTheatre in London has used PEFC-certified cross laminated timber (CLT) to provide a stunning series of sustainable buildings. Opened in the 1930s, the theatre undertook a re-development project in 2012, using CLT for a series of buildings designed by Haworth Tompkins Architects and erected by Eurban. A…

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‘Timber Hub,’ Responsible Wood project certification takes shape

When Timber Queensland and Responsible Wood relocated to its new office, an opportunity arose for both organisations to create a “Timber Hub” showcasing Responsible Wood certified Queensland timber species to visitors and stakeholders.  Colloquially termed the “Timber Hub,” the office is a knowledge hub for the timber industry in Queensland…