More businesses routinely using DNA for timber security

Chain of Custody, Company news, European Timber Regulation, Lacey Act

"We see this as the way forward," said Jamie Lawrence, sustainable forest and timber adviser for Kingfisher, Europe's largest home improvement retailer.

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Sponsor a species – help make a bio-literate world

Forest Health, Genetics
Tree of Life by Carol Ballenger

Join our sponsorship programme that links the private sector, community groups and scientists to drive DNA barcoding for trees worldwide.   Scientists estimate that there are somewhere between 100,000 and 150,000 different species of tree on the planet. Most of these have never been identified or named. Almost all have never been studied g ...

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Chatham House Illegal Logging Consultation

European Timber Regulation, Forest news, Lacey Act

We will be speaking at Chatham House in a session chaired by Rachel Butler from the European Timber Trade Federation between 1.30 and 3.30pm on Thursday 9 February. The 19th Illegal Logging Stakeholder Update is a high profile event is hosted at Chatham House with funding from UK Department for International Development and additional support ...

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