TRC NEWS

Goal to increase 2 million hectares of forests in 10 years is launched by MAPA

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) in December launched the PlantarFlorestas (SeedForests), a plan to increase the area of ​​planted forests by 2 million hectares over the next decade. The goal was established based on an environmental and socioeconomic diagnosis associated to the management and the industrial phase of the sector. This
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Perfume is one of the many uses of Teak

Well known brands as Jacques Bogart, Dunhill (Desire Red), Ferrari Light Essence, Hugo Boss (Boss In Motion Blue), Monblanc (Presence) and Chanel (Chance Eau Fraiche Hair Mist) have the presence of teak wood aroma as the main note or background to compose those famous fragrances. The teak wood adds to the scented compositions a woody
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Brazilians receive award for innovative reforestation technology

Bruno Ferrari, Pedro and Bruno Pagnocelli developed a device able to enhance and facilitate large-scale reforestation. The technology, called ‘Nucleário’, has received 4 international awards: the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge, International Design Excellence (United States), BraunPrize (Germany) and RedDot (Singapore) and 2 national awards: IdeaBrasil and Environmental Challenge. The device came to overcome statistics. It
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Ibá publishes booklet on Climate Change

"Climate change has been one of the greatest challenges today. The effects are clear: temperature has increase by 1.02 ° C since the 19th century; Annual average sea level advance of 1,5 mm in the last 100 years; increased frequency of extreme events such as droughts, floods, forest fires and hurricanes; beyond the loss of
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The multiple uses of teak wood

Winning more and more popularity in the market, teak wood is present in several countries of the globe, consolidating as the most durable wood that exists. The natural properties that make teak wood have high resistance to moisture and temperature variations, makes them capable of being transformed into virtually any utility. Check out some of
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Understand the importance of monitoring planted forests

A Brazilian startup innovated by developing a software capable of monitoring the growth of planted forests and measuring carbon sequestration. The control is done in real time through sensors installed in the trunks of the trees, connected by satellite. The Brazilian Tree Industry awarded the initiative, which had already been recognized internationally. The monitoring of
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How to invest in the right furniture for your outdoor area

Experts indicate teak solid wood furniture The decoration of outdoor areas requires special care in the choice of furniture, after all only being beautiful is not enough, it must be durable and resistant. Therefore, many experts recommend furniture in solid teak, cumaru or ipê wood. Among the three species, teak wood is the one with
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Trend of teak in outdoor furniture

Teak is increasingly found in outdoor furniture thanks to its resistance to moisture, heat and parasites. In addition, the architecture of Brazilian houses is increasingly tending to large environments, close to nature and on favor of social interaction. Making the home a refuge against the agitated day to day in the cities. Teak wood in
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Team TRC receives training with chainsaws

The TRC operator team received training from LAMEC (Laboratory of Supply and Forest Mechanization) in October, focusing on structuring and safe and profitable handling of chainsaws. The course was coordinated by Prof. Dr. Renato Robert, who shared his international experience, demonstrating several techniques for cutting and felling trees, in order to define, together with the
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Mato Grosso aims to triple forest production

To achieve the goal of the Produce, Preserve and Include Program (PCI), the state of Mato Grosso, in Brazil, needs to reach 800 thousand hectares planted by 2030, equivalent to 41 thousand new hectares per year by then. However, the annual average of planting in the last decade was 14 to 16 thousand ha, according
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