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Ten years of planted forests

Article shows the changes in forest area in last decade The global area of ​​planted forests increased by 2.89% between 1990 and 2015, going from 167.5 million hectares to 277.9 million, corresponding to 6.95% of the total forest area. The increase was faster in the temperate zone, and regionally in eastern Asia, followed by Europe,
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Teak from planted forest has quality similar to natural teak, says study

A study by the International Union of Forestry Research Organizations (IUFRO) analyzed forests from different parts of the world and highlighted strong evidence that teak cultivated has similar quality to trees from natural forests of the same age in terms of density, strength and contraction. Teak is currently planted in more than 60 tropical and
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August month begins with Earth overshoot

Natural resources of the planet for 2018 are depleted On August 1st, the Earth went into overshoot mode, that is, this year the population has already used every natural resource that the planet is capable of producing in twelve months. From now on, all water, all arable land, all trees not coming from sustainable management
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Meet the TRC – Excellence in Sustainable Teak

TRC converts degraded pastures into productive teak plantations, one of the most valued tropical timber. We have planted over 45 million teak trees, which are converted into logs, squares, lumber and biomass. Our products are traded worldwide with FSC® certification, scheduled deliveries to favor customers' cash flow and optimize the supply chain. See the video
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Export of forest products rises in Brazil

The forest products sector handled US $ 5.75 billion in exports from January to May 2018, which corresponds to an increase of 30.5% over the same period last year. The segment is in second place in the agribusiness trade balance, being surpassed only by the sale of soybeans. Exports of timber and its works continue
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Find out what your style of decorating with wood

It is common for personal tastes and preferences to have more than one style. However, the secret of a lovely decoration is to choose the one that will prevail and to plan the main pieces that will confer that essence to the place. See below the characteristics of the furniture of wood in the different
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Understand why teak wood is more durable

Originally, teak was used in shipbuilding because of its resistance to water and heat. Over the years, however, the industry started to take advantage of the characteristics of this wood for the construction industry. Currently, the marketing of household and decorative products made with Teak wood does not stop growing. Teak has three main components
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Learn to identify termite infestation

Autumn is coming and with it the increased incidence of termite infestations, the most fearsome enemies of wood. If you own teak furniture, you can rest easy about these parasites, as the waterproofing properties of teak wood are naturally resistant to these insects. When combined with the correct treatment, the chances of damage to the
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Get to know how to protect your home from the sea

One of the greatest challenges of living on the coast is to ensure the conservation of appliances, furniture and structural parts of the home. Whether you are building a beach house or even planning to swap your damaged furniture, it is best to opt for products made with natural wood such as teak which is
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Know the importance of carbon sequestration to the environment

Carbon sequestration is the ability of marine and terrestrial trees and plants to absorb carbon gas (CO2) from the atmosphere and turn it into oxygen. This action is very important for the fight against the greenhouse effect, caused by the excess of carbon dioxide in the environment, from the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation,
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