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‘No sell-off’ for public forests

‘No sell-off’ for public forests

Despite previous intentions, including the selling of 15% of UK public forests, the government has announced that it will not sell off publicly owned forests in England. It says it will create a new public body that will hold in trust the nation’s forests for...

International Year of Forests, 2011

The United nations (UN) has designated 2011 as the International Year of Forests (Forests 2011).  The website (http://www.un.org/en/events/iyof2011/index.shtml) is designed to be a global platform to celebrate people’s action to sustainably manage the world’s forests....