TRC NEWS

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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Biomass from Brazillian’s forests can generate energy equal to hydroelectric power

A study by the Institute of Energy and Environment (Iema) revealed that from the use of biomass of planted forests, Brazil has the potential to generate 11.6W per year, equivalent to more than two hydroelectric plants such as Belo Monte. This renewable energy source would help the country meet two goals set out in the
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TRC receives representative of the International Tropical Timber Organization

Between October 16th and 17th, the TRC received a visit from Dr. MA Hwan-Ok, from the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), an intergovernmental organization that promotes the conservation of forest resources as well as their sustainable management, use and trade. The TRC presented its forests and the way it treats its employees, the environment and
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Sustainable management is a topic of discussion at USP

USP Lectures, a program that brings renowned researchers to the University of São Paulo in order to promote the exchange of ideas and broaden access to scientific discussions, talked about the forest management in its last edition, on September 10, at the Luiz de Queiroz School of Agriculture (Esalq), USP, Piracicaba. The discussion, which was
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