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Tropical forests & misconceptions

Forests have incredible importance for the future of our planets health and climate change mitigation – at the TTF we are trying to tackle misconceptions of tropical timbers. Tropical forests have an incredible importance for climate and emissions reductions, which leads this natural resource to being one of the greatest climate change mitigation strategies we have. These forests can provide ...

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FLEGT Explained

Illegal logging and associated trade is one of the biggest environmental threats, which the EU Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Action Plan aims to tackle and eradicate. FLEGT – The EU’s Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade Action Plan to the problem of illegal logging and associated trade, is one unfamiliar by most. With an incredible potential for the future ...

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Conversations about climate change winners

The Timber Trade Federation’s Conversations about Climate Change competition – promoting the EU FLEGT Action Plan and the importance of specifying with timber for the climate emergency – is evolving smoothly. The Timber Trade Federation’s Conversations about Climate Change design competition, encouraged designers, architects, specifiers and craftspeople to consider their role of timber specifications for the climate emergency and how ...

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