News and topics around our activities

Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Llais y Goedwig Woodland Policy Seminar and AGM: Thursday 26 September

Join woodland groups, supporters and policy experts. read more …

Thursday, 12 September 2019
Controlled wood implementation guidance available

(© FSC GD)© FSC GDFSC has created four guidance documents to support stakeholders in implementing the controlled wood standard FSC-STD-40-005 Requirements for Sourcing FSC Controlled Woodread more …

Thursday, 12 September 2019
What is FSC doing for smallholders?

(© FSC UK / E. Parker)© FSC UK / E. ParkerSince FSC’s New Approaches for Smallholders and Communities Certification (or ‘New Approaches’) project was launched in 2016, we have been making great progress to help smallholders get easier access to FSC certification.

2019 is no exception, with the revision of the group standard and several other initiatives being rolled out in different regions to better understand the needs of smallholders locally. read more …

Thursday, 12 September 2019
WWF study shows wildlife thrives in FSC-certified forests

Spider monkey, Madre de Dios, Peru (© WWF)© WWFWWF recently published a briefing synthesising the latest scientific research showing FSC-certified concessions can harbour a diversity of species, from big cats to small insects.

Based on two different studies, the research showed that commercially logged tropical forests can help preserve wildlife when they are managed according to the FSC standards.

WWF also created a new website offering visitors a virtual tour of an FSC-certified forest to discover some of the species recorded by the researchers. read more …

Thursday, 29 August 2019
Amazon on fire: stop the fires and then plan for the future

(© FSC Denmark / Brian Kyed)© FSC Denmark / Brian KyedThe human-induced fires that are ravaging one of the most important regions of the planet must be stopped. Life on Earth depends on the wellbeing of biomes such as tropical rainforests and the Amazon rainforest, due to its size, represents a significant part of that wellbeing. read more …

Thursday, 29 August 2019
Vacancy: Communications Assistant

(© M.Crossick)© M.CrossickFSC UK is recruiting a Communications Assistant to promote and raise awareness of FSC certification and responsible forestry. read more …

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