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Wednesday, 25. November 2015
Join FSC at COP 21

Join FSC at COP 21 (© FSC GD)© FSC GDEvent announcement

The 21th UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21) will be one of the most important global events of the decade. Taking place from 30 November to 11 December in Paris, France, COP 21 is expected to produce a global agreement on climate change. read more …

Monday, 16. November 2015
Volunteers Wanted for Ecosystem Services Marketing Advisory Committee

Technical News (© FSC GD)© FSC GDThe Ecosystem Services Programme of FSC International is currently looking for volunteers to advise on the development of ecosystem services promotional claims. The deadline for applications is 8 December 2015. read more …

Monday, 16. November 2015
New FSC tools to help in the fight against climate change

Indonesia Ecosystem Services (© FSC GD / Vlad Sokhin)© FSC GD / Vlad Sokhin‘From 2017 FSC Ecosystem Services Claims will become a reliable tool for public and private entities interested in sponsoring forest ecosystem service maintenance and enhancement in FSC-certified forest management units.’ read more …

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 …

Monday, 16. November 2015
The revised Requirements for Use of the FSC Trademarks by Certificate Holders is now open for public consultation

All stakeholders are invited to comment on the first draft of the revised STD-50-001 by 31 January 2016. read more …

Friday, 13. November 2015
FSC calls to COP21 governments: “Take action on forests!”

Forest Europe (© FSC GD / Milan Reška)© FSC GD / Milan ReškaIn the run-up to the 21th UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21), FSC France has prepared a manifesto calling on the attending governments to take firm and effective decisions concerning the world’s forests. FSC International is proud to endorse this manifesto, which demands clear and transparent commitments to ambitious reductions in CO2 emissions which include the forestry and land-use sectors. read more …

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