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Monday, 16. November 2015
Lost climbers’ dream is alive

Uzbek climbers (© FSC CIS)© FSC CISUzbek mountaineers Ilyas Tukhvatulin and Ivan Lobanov had long planned to replant and restore the forest that once blanketed the foothills of the Chimgan Mountains in their home country. But when they perished in Nepal in October 2012, it seemed that their dream would die with them. read more …

Friday, 25. September 2015
Forests For All Forever in Huffington Post

Blog Post by Corey BrinkemaTo highlight initiatives that are making a difference, Huffington Post - one of the top news websites in the world - is running a series called “What’s Working: Sustainable Development Goals.” read more …

Friday, 18. September 2015
FSC forests keep growing in Ukraine

FSC forests keep growing in Ukraine (1)During the last year, the area of FSC-certified forest in Ukraine increased by a remarkable 120%. read more …

Friday, 10. July 2015
FSC wins National Conservation Achievement Award

FSC wins National Conservation Achievement Award (© FSC US)© FSC USSince 1966, the US National Wildlife Federation – a member of the Forest Stewardship Council environmental chamber based in the United States, with more than four million members of its own – has honored individuals and organizations with its National Conservation Achievement Award, known as the ‘Connie’. Designed to recognize outstanding contributions to protecting wildlife, previous honorees include film stars Robert Redford and Bette Midler, US Vice President Al Gore, and US President Jimmy Carter. read more …

Monday, 29. June 2015
The beneficial impacts of certification as reported by Javier Rico for EL PAIS in a special article on the environment

lake and forest (© FSC A.C.)© FSC A.C.Solving the problem of the deforestation of the planet has never been as important as it is today. read more …

Friday, 19. June 2015
FSC Signs Cooperation Agreement with Congolese Government

Kim Carstensen and Henri Djombo Congo Basin (© FSC Congo Basin)© FSC Congo Basin19 June 2015 (Bonn, Germany) – The Government of the Republic of Congo and the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) signed a cooperation agreement to recognize the installation of FSC’s sub-regional coordination office in Brazzaville, to promote the sustainable management of Congolese forests, and to facilitate international market access for FSC-certified woods originating in the country. read more …

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