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Investing in reforestation can save native forests

Actions to promote preservation and to face deforestation go hand in hand when the goal is to save native forests around the world. This encourages Teak Resources Co. to invest capital and efforts in reforestation. Planted forests restore the degraded soil and supply the timber market, consequences that help in the fight against deforestation and
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FSC® produces positive environmental impacts

A recent research from the University of Wageningen, Netherlands, has analyzed 31 articles about environmental impacts of the FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council®) in boreal, temperate and tropical forests. The result showed that the actions of the Forest Stewardship Council contributed, mainly, to biodiversity preservation. Although the impact has been bigger for fauna, flora and ecosystems
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Teak wood is the right wood for your kitchen. See why.

From cabinets to counters and utensils, the use of wood in kitchen design is once again gaining prominence, as it can be used in almost all styles, from rustic to modern. Teak wood is stealing the scene, besides being easy to adapt into different formats, it has a natural waterproofing which provides a strong barrier
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Forest products rise in export ranking

2018 was favorable for Brazil’s forest products market. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, exports of paper, pulp and wood reached US$ 14.2 billion, a 23% growth over 2017. This result has put the sector in third place in the ranking of agribusiness exports, taking the place of sugar-energy complex, which reached only US$ 7.4
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66% of Brazil’s natural vegetation is protected, says Embrapa

Statistics from the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) shows that 66% of the natural vegetation in Brazil is under conservation and preservation management. The information was collected from the MapBiomas database, a platform that maps land use in Brazil. According to the report from the United Nations Environment Program "Protected Planet Report 2016", Brazil is
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Use of wood increases in constructions and helps to save the planet

An article published by The New York Times has focused on the return of wood to American constructions, which have given preference to masonry for decades due to the history of fires in the country. Now, however, with all the technologies from the 21st century, the construction companies have once again defended the use of
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Planted forest technique contributes to agriculture recovery

The techniques of planting and cultivating planted forests are helping to recover agriculture in Cerrado, the second largest Brazilian biome. Techniques are being taught to rural farmers through the ABC Cerrado program, developed in a partnership between FIP - Forest Investment Program, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA), Embrapa and the National Rural
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Timber industry optimistic for 2019

A survey conducted by the Federation of Industries of the State of Paraná (Fiep), with 620 industries from Paraná, revealed that 81.17% of entrepreneurs in the sector have favorable expectations for business in 2019, among micro and small industries, the percentage of optimists is 77.78%. The main expectation of the industry is that there will
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TRC conducts training on Foreign Corrupt Practices Law

For all its administrative team, TRC received the FCPA - Foreign Corruption Practices Act training with the objective of updating and reinforcing the rules and conducts followed by the company. FCPA is a United States federal law that seeks, among other things, to prohibit US companies from influencing foreign professionals from any personal payments or
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The importance of exporting to the economy

Exports in Brazil have grown by 9% in the last year. Understand why foreign trade is so important to the country. In the XVIII century, the intellectual David Ricardo created the Comparative Advantage Theory. This concept holds that every country is more productive than another in some specific area of the economy, so the exchange
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