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Articles from Forest Matters

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An archive of articles from Forest Matters is available below:


  • There's More Than the Wood From the Trees
    If you were asked what can be made from trees, you might say wood or maybe paper. And you’d be right, but there are many other materials that come from trees (and other forest plants) that may not be so obvious. Each part of the tree has multiple uses, some of which might just surprise you!
  • FSC and the UN Sustainable Development Goals
    At FSC, we are committed to working toward the SDGs to ensure a brighter future for generations to come. This series of articles discusses how FSC-standards address a lot of the criteria behind the SDGs.
    Part 1: Goals 1 - 4
    Part 2: Goals 5 - 8
    Part 3: Goals 12 - 14
    Part 4: Goals 15 - 17
  • International Women's Day 2020
    At FSC, we are determined to ensure that men and women have equal rights and opportunities in FSC-certified companies. Find out more about how our standards address gender equality in this article.
  • Those Who Can, Garden
    April is the perfect time to think about getting to work in your garden, and this article is filled with inspiration to get you started.
  • We Need to Talk About Forests
    The ways in which we choose to interact with the natural world can have huge consequences, not just for our environment but also, as we have seen from the COVID-19 pandemic, for human health at large. But who is stepping up to help and who is looking the other way?
  • Forests, Wildlife, and the Next Pandemic
    2020 was supposed to be a ‘super-year’ for nature – the year in which modern industrial society finally got around to redefining its relationship with the natural world. But then nature bit back.
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