A Special Action Team of the State Forestry Department recently seized 82kg of agarwood and detained a suspect during a raid on a house at Jalan Dominic
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Police have investigated into an accusation that some Songkhla forest officials might have switched seized agarwood in their custody.
Sabah's Chief Conservator of Forests, Datuk Sam Mannan, has issued a fresh warning against stealing agarwood, saying his department will not hesitate..
Two travellers who illegally exported agarwood on December 28 and 31, 2017, have been convicted and sentenced at Tuen Mun Magistrates’ Court.
Agarwood is the resinous heartwood formed in infected trees of the evergreen Aquilaria and Gyrinops tree families, native to southeast Asia.This precious wood and its oud oil have a deep spiritual history and significance, and they are mentioned in the oldest spiritual texts – the Sahih Muslim, the Charaka Samhita, the Torah, the Bhagavad Gita, the Sushruta Samhita, Islamic scriptures and the Gospel.
According to Plantations International investment plans, prospective investors are not only guaranteed returns but also the corresponding number of trees as per one’s individual plan belongs to them. An initial minimum investment requirement is 100 trees. However, a potential investor can increase their outlay and Plantations International is equipped with the capacity of issuing suitable investment instruments to match this value.
Bamboo building has actually typically been rather uncomplicated: Whole stalks are made use of to develop latticed buildings, or woven in strips to form wall-sized screens. The result can be spectacular, as well as useful in parts of the world where bamboo grows.Scientists in Gibson's laboratory have actually gathered bamboo samples of different densities to examine bamboo's microstructure. Credit: Jennifer Chu/MIT
MIT researchers, together with designers and wood processors from England and Canada, are trying to find methods to turn bamboo into a building product more comparable to wood composites, like plywood. The concept is that a stalk, or culm, can be sliced into smaller sized pieces, which can then be bonded together to form tough blocks-- just like traditional wood composites.
The last One Decade of REDD and REDD+ advancement have actually revealed that the cost credited to and the desire to spend for forest based environment services, whether through compliance or a voluntary plans, is not likely to ever take on the marketplace rate for wood and fiber that originates from the logging and deterioration of the world's staying natural forests.
The last One Decade of REDD and REDD+ advancement have actually revealed that the rate credited to and the desire to spend for forest based environment services, whether through compliance or a voluntary plans, is not likely to ever take on the marketplace cost for wood and fiber that originates from the logging and destruction of the world's staying natural forests.