Are wood products good for the climate? A life cycle assessment (LCA) of Sengon plywood

  Wood is regarded as an ecologically very sustainable material and usually has a negative CO2 balance, since it serves as a natural carbon pool. Especially in the construction sector, for example in comparison to aluminum, steel or lightweight concrete, which have relatively high CO2 emissions[1] per m3, wood can offer a sustainable alternative. As […]

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RESTOR: New Open Data Platform by Crowther Lab & ETH Zürich

„We need the whole ecology of humanity“ – In his new TED talk, Thomas Crowther announces Restor, an open data platform of ecological insights for the global restoration community coming 2021. The project is the result of a collaboration between the Crowther Lab, ETH Zurich and Google. It aims to support the global reforestation community […]

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New Milestone „One Million Trees“

Incredible, but true! We actually did it, the millionth seedling is distributed and we can finish the project One Million Trees successfully. We have been working on our reforestation program since 2014, and for a long time the goal of one million seedlings seemed to be a long way off. With the completion of the […]

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Fairventures and Out for Space deepen partnership

We are very happy to announce that we have entered a new phase in our partnership with Out for Space. This Southern German company produces innovative rattan products with amazing designs and many new applications. We in turn make sure that Out for Space will have a sustainable source of rattan in Central Kalimantan. Thus, […]

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Fairventures Services Empowers Exporters from Peru and Macedonia

IMM Cologne Fairventures Services welcomed Preda Plus/Swisscontact Macedonia from January 22. – 23.  at the IMM in Cologne. The aim was to provide information about the furniture market in Germany and the EU for the employment project “Increased Market Employability” (IME), based in Macedonia and funded by the Swiss government. A central question, for example, was […]

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Report from Climate Change Conference in Paris, by Simeon Max

The United Nations have convened in Paris for the 21st Climate Change Conference of Parties. As a delegate with the International Forestry Students’ Association (IFSA) I have participated in this significant conference joined by more than 30,000 delegates from countries all around the world. Until the end of this week, negotiators have time to develop a […]

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